Kristine Salzmann

COLUMN: Hush little baby, why are you crying all the time?

COLUMN: Hush little baby, why are you crying all the time?

Surviving a colicky baby isn't easy, but there is light at the end of the tunnel.

COLUMN: Hush little baby, why are you crying all the time?
COLUMN: Wireless kids are the best

COLUMN: Wireless kids are the best

Valuable lessons learned from a newborn's bout with a virus.

COLUMN: Wireless kids are the best
COLUMN: Keeping the joy alive

COLUMN: Keeping the joy alive

What do you tell the kids about the jolly old elf?

COLUMN: Keeping the joy alive
COLUMN: Deciding to delay screen time

COLUMN: Deciding to delay screen time

How much, or how little, technology is beneficial for toddlers?

COLUMN: Deciding to delay screen time

Corp. of Delta to look at bus funding issue

There is no solution to the problem at this time: Coun. McDonald

On Aug. 12

Deas Slough float home village goes to public hearing

Delta council hopes hearing will help clear up public confusion about the proposed development

On Aug. 12
Residents gathered at an information meeting on a proposed radio communications facility

Uproar over proposed radio towers in Point Roberts

Complaints about KRPI in Ferndale concern Tsawwassen and Point Roberts residents as radio station applies for move

Residents gathered at an information meeting on a proposed radio communications facility
Special Stars dance instructor Amanda Younger with a student.

All 4 dancers with special needs

Special Stars dance program – non-competitive classes that combine jazz and ballet for ages four and up – begins this September.

Special Stars dance instructor Amanda Younger with a student.
Classic Steps Stage Production is just one of the returning acts to the entertainment stage at the Surrey Museum Plaza this year.

Showcasing the arts at the Blueberry Festival

Visual and performing arts on display through an ArtWalk and live entertainment

Classic Steps Stage Production is just one of the returning acts to the entertainment stage at the Surrey Museum Plaza this year.
COLUMN: Growing up with a garden is good for little green thumbs

COLUMN: Growing up with a garden is good for little green thumbs

Research has shown that gardening improves children’s preference for fresh fruit and vegetables, and increases their knowledge of nutrition.

COLUMN: Growing up with a garden is good for little green thumbs
COLUMN: Parents get something out  of social networking too

COLUMN: Parents get something out of social networking too

My salvation is family drop-in programs.

COLUMN: Parents get something out  of social networking too
COLUMN: Not ready to break the bond

COLUMN: Not ready to break the bond

I feel fortunate I didn’t have to stop breastfeeding my daughter at 12 months or earlier as many moms do when they return to work full-time.

COLUMN: Not ready to break the bond
COLUMN: The preschool predicament

COLUMN: The preschool predicament

When it comes to long-term benefits, it’s not so much which preschool a toddler goes to, but whether they attend at all.

COLUMN: The preschool predicament
Host Laurie Belle

Celebrities, chefs pouring into the kitchen with Cloverdale TV host

Laurie Belle of Let's Get Cooking with the Stars, says her guests like to talk food – and charity – on her show.

Host Laurie Belle
COLUMN: Growing into fatherhood

COLUMN: Growing into fatherhood

Leader columnist Kristine Salzmann's husband shares how he felt becoming a parent.

COLUMN: Growing into fatherhood
Cloverdale author Martin Crosbie.

Cloverdale author donates to libraries trashed by Hurricane Sandy

Surrey's Martin Crosbie sends his books to storm-ravaged areas.

Cloverdale author Martin Crosbie.
COLUMN: Raise a reader – in any format

COLUMN: Raise a reader – in any format

Fond memories are made when reading with your children.

COLUMN: Raise a reader – in any format
COLUMN: We’re not used to used

COLUMN: We’re not used to used

Why isn't giving second-hand gifts socially acceptable?

COLUMN: We’re not used to used
COLUMN: Too much food for thought about healthy eating

COLUMN: Too much food for thought about healthy eating

Sometimes it's difficult to discern fact from fiction about what foods are safe for children.

COLUMN: Too much food for thought about healthy eating
COLUMN: Building pride as a stay-at-home mom

COLUMN: Building pride as a stay-at-home mom

Why is there a need to justify such an important job?

COLUMN: Building pride as a stay-at-home mom