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5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

| March 27, 2017 | 2 Comments
5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

  5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully during Late Pregnancy It is the last leg of your pregnancy, you are in your third trimester and coming in fast for the final stretch (pardon the pun). Pretty soon, you will be experiencing the happiness of being a parent first hand. You are so close that you […]

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Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

| March 24, 2017 | 19 Comments
Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe Comfy food is acceptable any time of year! At our house, we eat a soup and a sandwich year round even when it’s very hot outside. It’s a great way to have your kids eat their vegetables. This delicious Tomato Basil Soup recipe and very creamy and tasty. Enjoy! For […]

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4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

| March 22, 2017 | 12 Comments
4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

   4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier Some kids will eat almost anything you put on their plate and others, not so much. These picky eaters are hard to please and usually want to eat the same thing over and over. It’s especially common in younger children. Unfortunately, that’s not very healthy. Therefore, […]

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3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter

| March 21, 2017 | 9 Comments
3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter

  3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter There is more to Easter than egg hunts and chocolate bunnies. If you are of the Christian faith, this holiday is even more sacred to you. Easter is the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion. For […]

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Beauty and the Beast Movie, is it Child Friendly?

| March 20, 2017 | 11 Comments
Beauty and the Beast Movie, is it Child Friendly?

This has been discussed multiple times in our household. My wife and I have both enjoyed the original Beauty and the Beast Movie since it first came out in 1991. As soon as we heard that they were doing a live-action version and that it would star Emma Watson, we agreed to see it in […]

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Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

| March 17, 2017 | 13 Comments
Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

    This Easter Egg Nest Cookies recipe will become a family favourite! Not only is it tasty, it’s also adorable to prepare and they make a great centrepiece to decorate your Easter table for snacks or desserts. You will need the following ingredients: (makes 2 1/2 dozen) Cookie Ingredients: 3 cup flour 1 tsp baking […]

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3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline

| March 15, 2017 | 11 Comments
3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline

  3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline One of the toughest parts of being a parent is discipline. While some parents handle discipline better than others, and some children take to it better than others, we all face challenges. If you want your children to respond well to discipline, you need to teach […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Easter as a Family

| March 14, 2017 | 4 Comments
5 Ways to Celebrate Easter as a Family

  5 Ways to Celebrate Easter as a Family Many people want to spend holidays with their families and Easter is no exception. For many, this is a religious holiday but even if you don’t celebrate it that way, you will find that people still like to enjoy time with their families. Here are four ways […]

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How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup

| March 13, 2017 | 10 Comments
How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup

  How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup If you’re new to using coupons, you may be confused about some of the terms and things that you see on your favorite coupon blogs. Coupon matchups are one of those things that may confuse you. They can be really confusing to a new couponer if […]

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Golden Oreo Cupcake Recipe

| March 10, 2017 | 27 Comments
Golden Oreo Cupcake Recipe

Golden Oreo Cupcake Recipe One of my favourite cookies is the famous Oreo! I remember as a child loving to slam dunk my Oreo in a glass of milk or to twist it to lick the icing. So yummy! There are definitely more varieties of Oreo’s now including the Golden Oreo. This Golden Oreo Cupcake recipe is for all Oreo […]

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5 Fun Ways for Kids to Hop into Spring with Funrise Toys! #Review #Giveaway

| March 9, 2017 | 86 Comments
5 Fun Ways for Kids to Hop into Spring with Funrise Toys! #Review #Giveaway

5 Fun Ways for Kids to Hop into Spring with Funrise Toys! March is here! That means that spring is just around the corner. With warmer weather on its way, kids can’t wait to see more sun and to watch the world come back to life. Funrise Toys wants kids to hop into spring this […]

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20 Crafts for Saint Patrick’s Day

| March 8, 2017 | 16 Comments
20 Crafts for Saint Patrick’s Day

    Saint Patrick’s Day is fast approaching! A jolly day filled with pots of gold, shamrocks, and leprechauns! But did you know the holiday initially began as a religious feast day for the Irish patron saint, Saint Patrick? Saint Patrick is wildly recognized for ministering Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. Today, it’s […]

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12 March Break Activities and Camps Around Ottawa!

| March 7, 2017 | 11 Comments
12 March Break Activities and Camps Around Ottawa!

  March Break is just around the corner! Do you have anything planned for your child to do during this time away from school? If not, take a look at these 12 March Break Activities and Camps your child can have fun attending this year either on their own or with the family!     […]

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Add Versatility to Your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyEveryDay #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/07

| March 7, 2017 | 179 Comments
Add Versatility to Your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyEveryDay #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/07

  Add Versatility to Your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey With spring just around the corner, the change to this season of renewal often inspires us to want to create fresh dishes for our families. This is especially the case when it comes to preparing festive meals for occasions such as Easter and March Break. […]

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A How-To Guide for Communication with Your Child

| March 6, 2017 | 10 Comments
A How-To Guide for Communication with Your Child

A How-To Guide for Communication with Your Child Children don’t come with guidebooks and since every child is unique, it can be difficult to know how to connect with your child. While there are books, videos, experts, classes, and more to tell you how to do it, no one can tell you exactly what will […]

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Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/11

| March 3, 2017 | 4 Comments
Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/11

Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show   With spring just around the corner, the Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show is gearing up for this year’s event!  The Shaw Centre will be home to over 30 automotive manufacturers presenting their latest automobiles, trucks and SUVs. It will take place from March 16 – 19, 2017. […]

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Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

| March 2, 2017 | 57 Comments
Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada   With February in our rear view mirrors, I am beginning to scramble with plans for that last long vacation period kids have before the end of the school year: March Break! It is great to get the kids out and about, but I know […]

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Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!

| February 28, 2017 | 7 Comments
Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!

Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!   Are you a local artist? Do you create one-of-a-kind pieces that are next to none? Are you excited about this year’s Canada 150 celebrations? Then read on to find out about a contest that was made for you to enter! Carlingwood Shopping Centre and […]

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Clair’s Adventures: That Time at the Zoo – A Book Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

| February 27, 2017 | 21 Comments
Clair’s Adventures: That Time at the Zoo – A Book Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

Clair’s Adventures: That Time at the Zoo      That Time at the Zoo is a newly released children’s book by Marilyn Green, a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst, mother, and well-known blogger from Ottawa. The book is about a little girl named Clair and an adventure she and her mother have at the zoo. […]

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Hotmilk Sports Nursing Bra Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 03/24

| February 24, 2017 | 41 Comments
Hotmilk Sports Nursing Bra Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 03/24

  Hotmilk Sports Nursing Bra As mentioned in a previous post, remaining active both pre- and post- baby has been a priority for me. I enjoy a variety of activities such as strength training, yoga, running, swimming and hiking. Finding appropriate fitness apparel that is also nursing-friendly has been a challenge, however. I was really […]

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Savour Wholesome Family Meals with HelloFresh! #Review #Giveaway~ CAN 03/24

| February 23, 2017 | 79 Comments
Savour Wholesome Family Meals with HelloFresh! #Review #Giveaway~ CAN 03/24

Savour Wholesome Family Meals with HelloFresh!   “Mom/Dad! What’s for dinner?” This is not the question we want to tackle after a busy day. There are times my other half and I have no idea what to make and end up settling for a Junk Food Night that is easy to prepare or ordering out. […]

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Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

| February 22, 2017 | 53 Comments
Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

 Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa One of my goals this year was to be a more conscious consumer, especially when it comes to clothing for my family and I. In short, no more “fast fashion”, purchasing our clothing either from small businesses or second-hand instead. That’s one of the reasons I was […]

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Making Space Momma….Taking Care of Ourselves

| February 21, 2017 | 21 Comments
Making Space Momma….Taking Care of Ourselves

  One of the biggest challenges both my clients and I face is finding the time to take care of ourselves! We want to be fit, energetic, and confident in our own skin, but who has the time (and often the money)? Gyms, trainers, recovery, meal prep, grocery shopping, family-friendly meals, and actually cooking! It […]

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Tips to Enhance Intimacy in your Relationship #ChurchAndDwight ~ Giveaway CAN 03/10

| February 20, 2017 | 53 Comments
Tips to Enhance Intimacy in your Relationship #ChurchAndDwight ~ Giveaway CAN 03/10

Tips to Enhance Intimacy in your Relationship     Do you dare to be bold and expand your horizons when it comes to your sex life? Let’s face it – sex is something to celebrate! It helps reduce stress and lets us feel more connected to our partner. Increasing intimacy often comes down to feeling […]

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