Dr. Bradley’s Husband-Coached Childbirth

Husband-Coached Childbirth by Dr. Robert A. Bradley

Dr. Robert Bradley has been practicing obstetrics and gynecology in the United States since 1947.  During his early years as a doctor, men were kept out of labour and delivery rooms.  Women were subjected to whatever procedures and positions the doctor found most convenient.  To Bradley, fresh from watching his father’s farm animals give birth […]

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Book Review: Deloume Road by Matthew Hooton

Deloume Road by Matthew Hooton

Vancouver Island novelist Matthew Hooton writes a stunning, reflective novel about a few days of summer in a small community. Deloume Road (ISBN: 978-0-307-39813-0) is the story of Deloume Road, where a small community of families lives just outside of Mill Bay, Vancouver Island. The story is told through multiple narrators, each with a unique […]

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Celebrate National Library Week

Inspire a love of reading

Teaching your children to love reading is one of the greatest life skills you can give them. And one way to build their love of reading is to introduce them to all the wonders that the library holds. Gone are the days of the physical card catalog – they are gorgeous, so gorgeous in fact, […]

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Hot Apple Cider: Two Canadian Anthologies

A Second Cup of Hot Apple Cider

In 2008, That’s Life! Communications partnered with The Word Guild to produce Hot Apple Cider: Words to Stir the Heart and Warm the Soul, an anthology of Canadian short stories, nonfiction, and poetry.  Since then, the book has become a best-seller, with over 45,000 copies in print.  Hot Apple Cider brings a uniquely Canadian perspective […]

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Author Lynn Dove talks about Devotions and Bullying

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Wives

Canadian author Lynn Dove has been turning her personal stories of hardship into encouragement for others through the Chicken Soup for the Soul anthologies.  This year, she had three short stories in different books, with at least one more story due to appear in Chicken Soup book next year.  Recently, Lynn took a bit of […]

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