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Gear(ing) up for back to school with BRIKA Toronto

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Calling all Toronto parents: leap into the school year with your best foot forward! Join BRIKA Riverside for an informative and engaging evening with health and wellness experts to ensure both you and your family are at your happiest and healthiest for the back-to-school season. At this free in-store event, BRIKA will be joined by experts who will discuss the following topics: Liz Berholz, founder of parenting consulting practice Liz B. Parenting How to get your kids excited and motivated for a productive year ahead Rebecca Earl, family-based sleep coach and founder of The Sugar Plum Sleep Co. How to make...

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The art of playing with food: Q+A with Ida Frosk

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Most people enjoy food and art, but what happens when you combine the two? Just ask Norway-based Ida Frosk, who has succeeded in making all of our culinary creation dreams come true with her book Eat Your Art Out. Part practical guide and part visual feast, Eat Your Art Out serves up a serious dose of inspiration while promoting healthy eating. From Little Red Riding Hood vignettes to recreating famous works of art, Ida’s book is chock-full of creative ideas that will whet the appetite of adults and kids alike. On a recent trip to Norway, BRIKA Co-Founder Jen Lee...

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Parenting pointers: Giving back, the gift that keeps on giving

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How to teach your kids to think deeply about the world.

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Parenting pointers: How to get your kids to get more sleep

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Sleep is the type of virtue that you tend to not appreciate with as much veracity as when you have kids—if there was a study on the increase between your age and how much you value a good night’s sleep, we’re guessing the correlation would be pretty strong. If your kids are the type who refuse sleep with a tenacity that reaches almost admirable levels, the good news is that there are a few straightforward tricks towards having a happier and more rested household in the twinkling of a (hopefully rested) eye. We’ve rounded them up for you below. 1....

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