Home and Family

6 cute picks for home office decor

These pretty but practical products will help you get down to business

5 secrets to an organized home office

Here's how one woman got control of hers and reduced her stress'and how you can, too

14 pregnancy tips from women who’ve been there

Pregnant, or planning to be? Check out this advice from the real experts'Canadian moms who've been through it, too

Should you talk about family members behind their backs?

What's the best way to mend intra-family squabbles?

5 things everyone should know about premature birth

Pregnant, or trying to be? Make sure you're prepared for the possibility of a premature birth with these five tips

4 green cleaners that work

Best Health's associate editor Lisa Hannam gave some green cleaners a go. Here are four that worked for her

Decorating baby’s room: How to make a small nursery appear larger

Often the smallest room in the house is chosen as the nursery'and the room can seem cramped when it's time...

4 fall gardening tasks

Cover, plant, transplant and compost your way to a gorgeous fall garden

Which water filter is right for you?

Should you go for a carafe, a faucet attachment of an under-the-sink system? If you prefer filtered water, here are...

How old is too old to live at home?

Adult children are moving back to the nest in increasing quantities'with mixed results. Get an inside look at one woman's...

Editor’s book and DVD picks: September 2009

Our guide to what's new on the shelf: Kitchen Yoga, A Homemade Life, Six Months in Sudan and Stott Pilates...

4 ways to cool your home

From allergy-busting central air conditioners to environmentally friendly ceiling fans, here's your guide to what's on the market

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What did you do yesterday?

While this may read like an elementary school essay, it’s more about how I used Canada Day to focus on

Mother’s Day gift ideas

Searching for the perfect present for Mom this May? Try one of these Mother's Day gift ideas

10 tips for being a healthy caregiver

Too often, caregivers spend so much time caring for others' needs that they neglect their own. Follow these 10 tips...

The benefits of eco-friendly cleaners

There are plenty of new options in eco-friendly cleaning products'find out how to choose the right ones for your home

Wool: New and improved

Eco-friendly wool has gone high-tech. Try it for a more comfortable (and itch-free) workout and a better night's sleep

A new kind of hockey mom

How my wife discovered a love of playing hockey'and the exercise and camaraderie that come with it

Aromatherapy and essential oils: Benefits and uses

Aromatherapy can be soothing, uplifting, even healing'and it's easily incorporated into your day. Learn about the benefits of aromatherapy and...

Living walls to clean your home’s air

Build a green oasis in your home with a living wall, a vertical garden made of plants

Best Health holiday gift guide

Looking for gift ideas this holiday season? Our editors' picks have something for everyone

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Certified asthma- and allergy-friendly bedding

If you or your family members suffer from allergies or asthma, you’re familiar with the challenge of making your house

Don’t be the noisy neighbour

Four ways to avoid the wrath of your neighbours

Putting it all on the line

Discover the eco and health benefits of hanging laundry out to dry

Creating a low-allergen garden

Our homes and garden are our last refuge from the stresses of the world, but they are not always safe...

Eco-chic paint

Today's wall coatings offer style with fewer harmful emissions

Toxic truths

The latest research on hazardous chemicals in ordinary products