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The top 5 street festivals in Toronto for spring 2015 Spring has officially arrived in Toronto and with it the promise street festival season. While most of our fests are clustered in late May and June, this year we have a brand new March offering. It's also worth mentioning that Pedestrian Sundays get underway in May throughout Kensington Market, so that should also be on your list of things to do outdoors once the weather actually warms up. For now, you can start getting ready for all the food on sticks you're going to eat in the coming months. Here are my picks for the top spring street festivals in Toronto. Pabst Street Jam 2015 Ring in spring with a last hurrah to winter. Burn Maximum Calories in Minimum Time By kimfitness on Feb 26, 2012 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates The ideal workout is one that produces the most results in the least time. While there are some people that enjoy long hours in the gym, the majority would like to get their workout done and get on with their day.
Raising a Moral Child Genetic twin studies suggest that anywhere from a quarter to more than half of our propensity to be giving and caring is inherited. That leaves a lot of room for nurture, and the evidence on how parents raise kind and compassionate children flies in the face of what many of even the most well-intentioned parents do in praising good behavior, responding to bad behavior, and communicating their values. By age 2, children experience some moral emotions — feelings triggered by right and wrong.
High-Intensity Running and Strength-Training Workout Burn 60 — Reese Witherspoon's a fan, and it shows. By combining high-intensity intervals on the treadmill with serious strength work, this 60-minute class targets every muscle group in the body while never letting the heart rate drop. Hard? Yes.