Pros teach the next generation

Bike Camp

Some of B.C.’s top downhill riders were on hand to conduct a five day freeride camp in Sun Peaks, July 14 to 18. Kamloops’ mountain biking greats Dylan Sherrard, Shawn Melnechuk and Ace Hayden were joined by freeriding pioneer and Mountain Bike Hall of Famer Brett Tippie as instructors for the camp. A crop of 18 young riders, aged 10 to 17, were … [Read more...]

Leave the technology inside and just play

Young Boy (8-10) Sitting on a Couch Playing a Video Game

Dear Dr. Renaud: My kids don’t know how to play. They play with their tech toys but without them they don’t know what to do with themselves. They complain they’re bored and with summer break here I don’t know what to do with them. I hate the idea that they’ll just sit with their faces in their gadgets. At wit’s end mom Dear wit’s end mom: Your … [Read more...]

I want, I don’t want — picky eaters


Dear Dr. Renaud: I have a very picky eater. Thomas is four-years-old and goes through phases of eating that are driving me crazy. First, he won’t eat anything other than one item for weeks on end and then he doesn’t want that anymore and I can’t get him to eat anything else. I am worried that he’s going to starve to death. It ends up in a big … [Read more...]