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3 Things You Should Never Cycle Without

cycling on toronto island

You probably thought I was going to list cycling essential tools like a pump or tire irons to change a flat, or maybe gloves to prevent blisters

While those are nice to have, and I have occasionally gone on a long trip with all of them – they are not the three things that I never leave home without. Continue reading 3 Things You Should Never Cycle Without

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Giving Children Independence

Children learn how to make decisions and develop their own good judgement when you give them the freedom and independence to do so. Letting go of the reins to let them do this while keeping them in a safe environment is always a challenge for parents and grandparents.

We want them to learn about the world on their own and to handle awkward or challenging situations. We also want them to be safe and to feel protected. How do we balance these two needs?

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