Excessive screen time can take away from exercise, social interaction, hobbies and more. We’re here to help! Manage your household screen time using this step-by-step guide.
Spring has sprung! Did you know, having a messy and cluttered living space can actually contribute to your day-to-day stress. Check out these spring cleaning tips to help you de-clutter AND de-stress.
Written by Team Optimity (3 min read) "Of all the paths you take in life, make sure some of them are dirt." — John Muir Summer is here and it’s time to GET OUTSIDE! After a long year of hibernating through interim lockdowns, it feels great to finally slip-on shoes, a light jacket and skip out … Continue reading Think OUTSIDE The Box: Family Friendly Outdoor Activity Ideas
Written by Yuki Hayashi (3 min read) One of my family’s most memorable Father’s Days was The Day of the Leeches. That’s the Father’s Day we took our then-6-or-7-year old fishing. A standard-issue Canadian Father’s Day, right? Not really: my husband hates fishing and he only went to be a good sport. I took on … Continue reading 3 Ways Everyone Can Celebrate Father’s Day
Written by Yuki Hayashi (3 min read) Mother’s Day is huge. According to card kingpins Hallmark, it’s the 3rd most observed holiday by card sales, and the second biggest for gifts. While chocolates and flowers are great, showing mom, or a special someone, some love and gratitude shouldn’t be a once-a-year ritual. Especially as we … Continue reading Thanks for Everything, Mom!