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Managing Gift Expectations

By Vinay Saranga M.D.

Children are an absolute gift! As parents, we want the best for our children in all aspects of their lives. After all, their happiness means the world. However, this is the time of year when parents begin to hear more and more about the things their children want as the holiday lists roll in. Read More

Five Things You Must Teach Your Parents to Be Safe Online

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Seniors use the internet for the same reasons as everyone else – talking with friends and family, shopping, watching videos, and reading the news. However, the elderly are often targeted by scammers, who see them as wealthy and vulnerable. Read More

Sticky Buns from Julie van Rosendaal’s ‘Dirty Food’

Everyone needs a gooey, sticky cinnamon bun recipe in their repertoire—not only for brunchy mornings, but for showing up with anytime you want to make someone ecstatically happy. My go-to recipe makes two pans: one to eat immediately, another to share, or wrap and freeze to bake on another day. Read More

Halloween Fun in Calgary

Calgarians LOVE Halloween! There are a ton of spooky events all over town and the surrounding communities for all ages, from date nights to daytime haunts perfect for the littles. Dress ’em up and get out there! Read More

Harvest Fun Around Town

The leaves are changing colors and the nights are getting colder – that means it’s harvest time! We’re blessed to be surrounded by plenty of farmland and that means there are festivals a-plenty this time of year. Bundle up in flannel, get your cozy sweater on and have fun! Read More

Prevent Accidental Poisoning

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would like to remind parents and caregivers of precautions to prevent accidental childhood poisonings around the home. Read More

Stress-Free Tips for Back-to-School Shopping

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Back to school shopping already? Don’t worry, getting ready will be a breeze at WestHills Towne Centre and Country Hills Village Shopping Centre! Read More

The Ultimate 2019 Summer Road-Trip Fight-the-Boredom Pack!

Sara and her husband are busy planning their summer getaway to Jasper during the August long weekend. She can already predict this 6-hour long road trip will undoubtedly be filled with frequent pee/snack/mom-I-have-got-ants-in-my-pants pit stops. Read More

Keeping Backyard Play Safe

Especially in the summer months, children can be found playing in the ‘safety of their backyards’. To help keep them safe, parents must be aware that there are many potential hazards in the backyard that can result in injury to their children. Calgary EMS would like to pass along these important backyard safety tips. Read More

Family Fun in “Kidifornia”

We had the opportunity a couple of weeks ago to enjoy the Vancouver International Children’s Festival courtesy of Kidifornia, a new initiative by Visit California, and WestJet. With over a million Canadians already visiting California every single year, it’s a favorite destination for us, especially during our cold winters. Read More

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