by Lori Straus What keeps you up more at night: that your child will eventually start dating? Or driving? For most parents, it’s probably a toss-up. Since we’re not in the business of advising on dating, we’ll stick to teenage driving in this blog post. At the very least, you can take some comfort in... Read More.
By Lori Straus One of the most common concerns about driving a battery-electric vehicle (BEV), which doesn’t require any gas to operate, is the range of the vehicle. Hybrid vehicles don’t have this concern, because they still have a gas tank. However, with increasingly more people becoming concerned about the environmental impact of driving, BEVs... Read More.
by Lori Straus Feeling a bit cooped up? Sometimes a road trip movie is enough to take your family somewhere. Here are five road trip movies you can watch with your family. Finding Nemo Although no roads are technically used in this movie, Nemo’s dad still goes on an oceanic road trip to find his... Read More.
by Lori Straus You’re expecting? How exciting! If it’s your first one, you’re probably spending a lot of time researching everything you need to do to make your baby happy and healthy. If it’s your second (or later!) one, you likely know the drill but still need to prepare. A baby, whether it’s your first... Read More.
By Lori Straus Have you ever been stuck trying to walk in a rainstorm while holding your umbrella in front in a vain attempt to stay dry? It’s much, much harder to walk, isn’t it? That difficulty in moving forward is reflected in a number called the drag coefficient. And just like your umbrella, your... Read More.
By Lori Straus It’s already that time of year: when the kids start talking about March Break, even though it’s over a month away. It’s like their second Christmas, until they realize that summer is coming soon, too. But we’ll talk about summer at a later time. In this blog post, I’ll highlight a few... Read More.
by Lori Straus Backing up a trailer is not for the faint of heart. But whether you’re towing your Skidoo or a full-sized RV behind you, you can’t avoid it. We’ll explain the basics here of how to back up your trailer, but if you’ve never done it before, have someone experienced help you. Be... Read More.
By Lori Straus Ice racing is exactly what it says: car racing on a track of ice. The Ontario finals take place every year starting in January in Minden, Ontario. Approximately 100 racers come out each weekend for a six-weekend stretch and compete in several classes. The CASC makes it easy for anyone interested in... Read More.
By Lori Straus Winter needn’t be a time when you lock yourself up in your house and wait for the snow to melt. Ontario boasts so many gorgeous destinations for winter travel that it’s almost a shame to spend the season at home. Perhaps even more of a shame would be to spend thousands of... Read More.
By Lori Straus As beautiful as the surrounding landscapes can be in the winter, with everything covered in white snow, one of the major inconveniences of winter is getting stuck in the snow. It can even happen with winter tires. Depending on the situation, you may need to call for help. However, in many cases... Read More.