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9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

| May 22, 2017 | 4 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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How to Get Your Kids’ Attention

How to Get Your Kids’ Attention

  How to Get Your Kids’ Attention It’s supper time, or time to get ready to go, or you just need to ask the kids something. Does this ever happen to you? *crickets* OK, they’re carrying on somewhere, and your attempts to reach them have been futile. What’s next? Holler louder? Go upstairs from room […]

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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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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 | 8 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 | 5 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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Explore in a Paradise for All Ages at the Ottawa Children’s Festival! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/09

| May 4, 2017 | 3 Comments
Explore in a Paradise for All Ages at the Ottawa Children’s Festival! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/09

Explore in a Paradise for All Ages at the Ottawa Children’s Festival Are you looking for a fun festival the whole family can enjoy this spring? Get the gang together to explore a paradise for all ages at the 2017 Ottawa Children’s Festival! This festival is a feast for the senses and is a learning […]

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

| May 4, 2017 | 96 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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3 Fun Reasons to Love Slow Rise Squishies! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

| May 1, 2017 | 72 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 | 3 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 | 9 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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How Single Moms Can Master Parenting

| April 25, 2017 | 3 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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Disney’s Goldie & Bear: Best Fairytale Friends Activity Games

| April 24, 2017 | 6 Comments
Disney’s Goldie & Bear: Best Fairytale Friends Activity Games

Join best Friends Goldie and Bear on their adventures through Fairy Tale Forest in Disney Junior’s hit series Goldie & Bear: Best Fairytale Friends! The DVD includes 7 episodes for over 2 hours of classic fairytales with a twist! Plus FREE Exclusive Playtime Fun Activity Kit with re-usable stickers, games and more!  “Goldie & Bear” is a fairytale-inspired Disney Junior animated series […]

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Some Handy Life Insurance Terms You Should Know

| April 18, 2017 | 11 Comments
Some Handy Life Insurance Terms You Should Know

  Life insurance can be an overwhelming shopping experience for most people. So many different terms and jargon its easy to get confused and it’s hard to admit you don’t understand something. Here is a list of some basic terms you should know to help you have a better understanding of what your dealing with. […]

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Celebrate National Pet Owners Day On April 18th!

| April 17, 2017 | 6 Comments
Celebrate National Pet Owners Day On April 18th!

    Do you know that it’s National Pet Owner’s Day on April 18th, 2017? I certainly didn’t and think it’s an amazing idea to celebrate the owners of pets every year! After all, pet owners do take care of them as if they were their own children. The last time my family had a pet, I was a child back […]

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A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150! #OuatouaisFun

| April 13, 2017 | 6 Comments
A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150! #OuatouaisFun

  A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150!   Plants. Some people may not think much of them, but when they are used to create larger than life sculptures, they can be a wonder to behold. MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 has mastered mosaiculture (the art of glass mosaic and the origins of artistic […]

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Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TryTurkey

| April 11, 2017 | 105 Comments
Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TryTurkey

  Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey!     The temperature is rising. The flowers are budding. The snow is all but gone on the ground. These are three great signs that spring has arrived! With the change in season come a switch in the types we want to serve. Warm and comfort foods […]

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Bring Kids to Step Out in Style at the Carlingwood Easter Hat Parade! #CarlingwoodEasterParade

| April 10, 2017 | 1 Comment
Bring Kids to Step Out in Style at the Carlingwood Easter Hat Parade! #CarlingwoodEasterParade

Bring Kids to Step Out in Style at the Carlingwood Easter Hat Parade! #CarlingwoodEasterParade   Who doesn’t love a parade? They are usually organized to commemorate a celebration. Fun music, colourful costumes always draw a throng of people together.  These sorts of events also bring laughter and delight to both its participants and to those […]

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Kids! Style Your Perfect Easter Bonnet at the Hat Creation Event! #CarlingwoodEasterParade.

| April 6, 2017 | 5 Comments
Kids! Style Your Perfect Easter Bonnet at the Hat Creation Event! #CarlingwoodEasterParade.

Kids! Style Your Perfect Easter Bonnet at the Hat Creation Event! One item of clothing that is synonymous with Easter is a bonnet. They are fun, festive and perfect to have on hand when going on a hunt for the goodies the Easter Bunny hid in crafty places. Would you like for your child to […]

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Parenting Strategies for Common Family Challenges

| April 4, 2017 | 6 Comments
Parenting Strategies for Common Family Challenges

Parenting Strategies for Common Family Challenges   Your kid gets sick and suddenly your plans to clean the house, get to work on time, or follow through with some other commitment get derailed. Sound familiar? As parents, we face challenges like this daily. Having children is a blessing. But some days it can have us […]

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