Raising Kids Right in Cottage Country
By John Mayer, Your Beach Area Expert
(Oikos Realty, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach Florida)
I think I'm still in the giving thanks mode from Thanksgiving. My parents are both gone now and my family lives in Canada. Fortunately, my Canadian "snowbird" friends are ariving every day and they know how to party while the CD's are cranked up. Many of them are musicians as well. My horseshoe buddies keep me busy too! Having said that....... My family always had cottages in the lake country just north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This was where I learned how to fish and hunt, appreciate hiking through the back trails I knew every inch of and grew to be a man like my father. He built the sun room in this photo and all the boys helped out. Mom would always have a great meal on the table at 5:30 and we would all play board games, cards or have a campfire untill we got tired. "You don't ...