Helicopter parenting: let your kids fly

Helicopter Parent

Dear Dr. Renaud: I heard the term “helicopter parent” for the first time yesterday and now I’m wondering if I’m one of those too. I try to protect my daughter from bad things. That’s my job isn’t it? I don’t want any harm to come to her and this is a bad world we live in, so that’s what I do. Good Mom Dear Good Mom: Yes, your job is to … [Read more...]

Little Big Golf raises funds

Little Big Golf

A record number of participants in this year’s Nancy Greene’s Little Big Golf Challenge helped to raise more than $9,000 for the Sun Peaks Education Society and the Sun Peaks Heath Association. Nancy Greene, event organizer and patron, said this year’s event was a great success, with 33 twosomes, comprised of one little (child) and one big … [Read more...]

Hop into Nordic skiing

Jackrabbit 2013-14_photo Phil Youwe

A children’s Nordic program that saw significant growth in participation numbers returns for the 2014/15 season. The Sun Peaks Nordic Club’s Jackrabbit program began with just nine participants, growing to 25 in its second year, and the club is hoping some new equipment will inflate those numbers further. “We’re very fortunate to have obtained a … [Read more...]