Brrr... It's cold and getting colder! Our good old reliable Canadian winter is coming, and bringing with it all the joys and troubles we know all too well!
It's a perfect summery mix all winter long on The Beat 92.5, but still, we've found a few useful tidbits to help you deal with winter. Whether it's helping your kids with their first winters or good things to know for seasoned Canadians, there's something here for everyone. Read below for The Beat of your Winter!
Why it’s Healthy to take Time Away from your Children
“Am I a bad mom if I leave my family for a 4-day getaway?” Questions like this are common for all parents, as are feelings of guilt for not being there for your children… But the truth is, every parent needs a break, and it’s actually healthy for both you AND your children.
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33% of People Can’t Afford to Travel this Winter: Survey
Are you planning to travel for a vacation this winter? Maybe you’re heading somewhere warm to escape the snow & cold, or maybe your family is visiting an exotic new place to broaden your cultural horizons. In either case, you can count your stars: a new survey has found that 33% of people simply can’t afford to travel on their vacation time this winter. READ MORE
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Feeling Sick this Winter? Don’t Visit the E.R.!
Have you got the sniffles? Like thousands of other Quebeckers, if winter weather is taking a toll on your health, you may need to see a doctor. Did you know that since last winter, special “winter clinics” have been available across the province to reduce pressure on already-overloaded emergency rooms? READ MORE
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How to Dress to Fend Off the Cold
With the extreme cold weather Montreal is experiencing, it’s important to be prepared if you’re going outside! Just like extreme heat, the extreme cold and wind chill we’re experiencing can have dangerous consequences. Frostbite, hypothermia and their related complications are never far away when it’s this cold.
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Hygge, an Ideal Lifestyle to Survive Winter
Discover the new lifestyle trend taking over Scandinavia and Canada! Why is Denmark ranked as the happiest country in the world according to the UN? It’s because many people over there have adopted a cozy way of living that’s all about feeling good. Everyone should use this as inspiration. In fact, the trend is rapidly growing in Canada.
5 Simple Dos and Don'ts of Winter Shoveling
Ok, so maybe the kids are excited about the prospect of snow angels and snowmen, but let's face it, for us adults, it can mean hours of back-breaking work. So before you grab the shovel, consider these simple dos and don'ts to prevent injuring yourself.