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3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day

| May 30, 2017 | 6 Comments
3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day

  3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day Father’s Day will never be same once he has a baby of his own. New dads are so excited when they get to hold their little one for the first time and the way they view life often changes. Most first-time dads have their own feelings […]

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Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

| May 29, 2017 | 6 Comments
Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

  Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis   Everyone loves the saying “out with the old and in with the new”. Every year, the latest trends in backyard fashion alongside brand new BBQ’s seem to create a near irresistible temptation to replace that old and rusty patio set with one that hasn’t […]

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The Nuts: Keep Rolling!

The Nuts: Keep Rolling!

  The Nuts: Keep Rolling! Eric Litwin fans: there’s a new book out!—and, it has a dance contest and a “Health Nut” challenge! I have the privilege of being on Litwin’s list of “Groovy Bloggers” following my review of his performance at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival last year (so much fun, BTW). Groovy Blogger […]

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End the Search for Lost Items with Tile! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

| May 24, 2017 | 37 Comments
End the Search for Lost Items with Tile! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

Picture this scene: you are running late getting to work. Just as you are about to leave, you remember you need keys to lock the front door. You look at the regular spot you place your keys, but that spot is empty. You then proceed to tear apart your home until you find them. Sound […]

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Best Careers if You Love Working with Children

| May 23, 2017 | 6 Comments
Best Careers if You Love Working with Children

  Best Careers if You Love Working with Children     If you were the kid who loved babysitting, tutoring or working as a camp counselor in high school, you may have a calling to work with kids. As you may already know, working with kids is not for the faint of heart. Not everyone […]

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9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

| May 22, 2017 | 9 Comments
9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

  9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day Are you searching for a special gift for your dad this Father’s Day? Perhaps you want something a little more meaningful than a new shirt and tie, wallet or a new belt. These gifts are nice but they’re not much of a surprise. Make this year extra special for […]

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Crazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Monster Recipe

| May 19, 2017 | 17 Comments
Crazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Monster Recipe

    Vanilla cookies, chocolate chip cookies, red velvet cookies, peppermint cookies… There are so many variations of cookies these days that it’s hard to pick just one cookie to choose! Well, why not consider making crazy chocolate chip cookie monsters instead! These are sure to please even those pesky little fingers who try to swipe […]

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3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer!

| May 16, 2017 | 14 Comments
3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer!

  3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer! Summer is here! The temperature is finally rising and your family can’t wait to dive into pool season to start to cool off. Wait a minute! Enjoying life by the pool can be fun, but are you and your family aware of the safety you […]

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When You Need a Time Out: Tips for Frustrated Parents

| May 15, 2017 | 14 Comments
When You Need a Time Out: Tips for Frustrated Parents

  When You Need a Time Out: Tips for Frustrated Parents Sometimes as a parent, you get frustrated. Even the best and most patient of parents can need a time out from time to time. It’s a tough job that puts a lot of stress and pressure on you and it’s important that you don’t […]

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4 Things You Must Do When You Start a New Blog

| May 12, 2017 | 7 Comments
4 Things You Must Do When You Start a New Blog

    4 Things You Must Do When You Start a New Blog   Starting a new blog can be a very exciting time. You probably have so many ideas and you’re feeling motivated about the things you will share and post to your blog. Maybe you already have a lot of ideas for posts, […]

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5 Mother’s Day Gifts on a Budget

| May 11, 2017 | 9 Comments
5 Mother’s Day Gifts on a Budget

  5 Mother’s Day Gifts on a Budget Do you struggle to find the best gift for mom? You can find that perfect Mother’s Day gift without breaking the bank when you look for unconventional ways to express your love. Instead of searching online and off for the perfect item, consider giving your mom something […]

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Setting Personal Boundaries

| May 10, 2017 | 13 Comments
Setting Personal Boundaries

Setting Personal Boundaries Within the context of my practice, many of my clients often have issues regarding personal boundaries and responsibility to others.  We are seeing more and more social media and reality shows which often encourages and entice people in accepting all sorts of behaviours from others.  I have personally seen this constant type […]

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The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

| May 9, 2017 | 8 Comments
The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

        The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day What better way to bond with mom on Mother’s Day than by watching great movies together? Let your mom sit back and relax while you eat popcorn and talk about the characters in the movies. It’s a great way to connect and there are many […]

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Ideas to Spend Mother’s Day with Your Kids

| May 8, 2017 | 6 Comments
Ideas to Spend Mother’s Day with Your Kids

      Ideas to Spend Mother’s Day with Your Kids If your idea of fun and relaxing is spending the day with your kids, make plans to spend Mother’s Day playing games and having fun together. Any amount of time you spend with your kids is precious so cherish it now while you can. […]

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The Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2017 #Giveaway #LoveHallmarkCA ~ CAN 05/17

| May 5, 2017 | 68 Comments
The Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2017 #Giveaway #LoveHallmarkCA ~ CAN 05/17

    The Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2017 Mother’s Day will be here before you know it. Do you know what you’re going to give your mom this year? You can never go wrong with the traditional flowers and candy but, why not spice things up a bit? In addition to these gifts, surprise […]

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How to Treat Yourself on Mother’s Day

| May 5, 2017 | 11 Comments
How to Treat Yourself on Mother’s Day

How to Treat Yourself on Mother’s Day     Mother’s Day is the perfect time for your spouse and children to show you how much they appreciate all you do for them. Most likely, they have a big day planed for you starting with breakfast in bed or ending with a nice dinner. However, you […]

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Cruise into Spring and Summer with Playmobil Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

| May 4, 2017 | 103 Comments
Cruise into Spring and Summer with Playmobil Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

Vacations are fun for families to go on, but they cannot be enjoyed every day, right? I mean, to be able to set sail on a cruise ship whenever want to be a dream! Playmobil Canada wants to help bring part of this dream to reality!     They asked me to review their Family […]

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7 Unique Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas

| May 3, 2017 | 22 Comments
7 Unique Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas

  7 Unique Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas Are you planning to cook breakfast for Mom on Mother’s Day? It’s a great way to show her how much you love her. She can sleep late and wake to a wonderfully prepared meal just for her. Moms usually love being served breakfast, especially if they’re always the […]

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5 Workout Essentials to Embrace Spring with Gaiam Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

| May 2, 2017 | 55 Comments
5 Workout Essentials to Embrace Spring with Gaiam Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

  5 Workout Essentials to Embrace Spring with Gaiam Canada! Spring is a time of renewal and regeneration. Some people choose to this season of change to physically improve themselves.  Gaiam Canada would like for you to embrace spring this year with a bevvy of products you can use to rejuvenate yourself and help you […]

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3 Fun Reasons to Love Slow Rise Squishies! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

| May 1, 2017 | 77 Comments
3 Fun Reasons to Love Slow Rise Squishies! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

3 Fun Reasons to Love Slow Rise Squishies!   Searching for a toy all three of my kids can enjoy is a task only the faint of heart can take on. How many toys can captivate a teenager and two younger kids? Let me tell you, there are not that many. Showcase, a brand that […]

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Five Foolproof Steps for New Moms Looking to Lose Their Baby Weight

| April 28, 2017 | 4 Comments
Five Foolproof Steps for New Moms Looking to Lose Their Baby Weight

    Whether you miss your old beach body prior to giving birth or you’re struggling to get back into a fitness routine now that you’ve taken up the role of full-time mom, you’re certainly not alone. Between the stress of childbirth and the fact that fitness inevitably takes a backseat to quality time with […]

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5 Great Family Fun Activities

| April 27, 2017 | 10 Comments
5 Great Family Fun Activities

5 Great Family Fun Activities The time you spend together as a family is precious. You’re learning, growing and having fun together. It’s what being a family is all about. Those bonding moments will help your family grow stronger while creating memories that’ll last a lifetime. How you spend your time together is also important. […]

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Step Up Your Spring/Summer Wardrobe with Sears Canada! #GotItAtSears

| April 26, 2017 | 6 Comments
Step Up Your Spring/Summer Wardrobe with Sears Canada! #GotItAtSears

Step Up Your Spring/Summer Wardrobe with Sears Canada! With spring blooming in Canada’s capital, the dark colours of winter are making way for the bright and bold looks for the warmer seasons. Playful prints, polka dots, and pinstripes are some of the looks to seek for Spring/ Summer 2017, and Sears Canada is a fabulous […]

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How Single Moms Can Master Parenting

| April 25, 2017 | 4 Comments
How Single Moms Can Master Parenting

  How Single Moms Can Master Parenting If you’re a single mother, there are many different challenges you will face each day. Parenting is a difficult task for anyone but when you’re doing it all on your own, it can be even harder.  While you might not be able to do anything to change the […]

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