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Ask Ellie: It takes work to undo damage from toxic mother

Ask Ellie: It takes work to undo damage from toxic mother

Therapy can help greatly in learning how to move forward with your own goals and improved self-confidence, despite your mother’s negativity
Ask Ellie: Don't let old heartbreak get in the way of new love

Ask Ellie: Don't let old heartbreak get in the way of new love

Life’s too short to keep looking backward
Ask Ellie: Wiser not to 'explain' neighbours' late-night visitors to kids

Ask Ellie: Wiser not to 'explain' neighbours' late-night visitors to kids

It could provoke gossip/false rumours among their friends, and spread to their parents and other neighbours
Ask Ellie: Discuss chores with roommate without judgment

Ask Ellie: Discuss chores with roommate without judgment

Be clear this is about fairness, not a judgment on his personality
Ask Ellie: It takes a communal effort to battle bullying in school

Ask Ellie: It takes a communal effort to battle bullying in school

Being left out of a party can be devastating to a child
The top 5 freakiest spiders to spot in British Columbia

The top 5 freakiest spiders to spot in British Columbia

Vancouver Is Awesome spoke to Erinn Lisso, Outreach Coordinator, Victoria Bug Zoo, about some of the freakiest spiders locals might spot around B.C.
All sexual acts with animals now illegal in Canada with new bestiality law

All sexual acts with animals now illegal in Canada with new bestiality law

Forcing an animal into any sexual act is now outlawed in Canada after the Senate finalized a bill to close a loophole in the country’s bestiality laws.
Blog: Can cayenne pepper get rid of rodents?

Blog: Can cayenne pepper get rid of rodents?

Keeping your home clean by getting rid of things that attract rats and mice is the best way to deter them.
Are eggshells, coffee grounds and tea bags good for my garden?

Are eggshells, coffee grounds and tea bags good for my garden?

Beneficial elements in all three are released slowly.