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Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome

Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome   “Whirlpool has compensated me for my services and my posts, but all posts represent my own opinion” You have probably heard about the state of the Prime Minister’s home here in Ottawa. It is not in the best of shape at the moment, and […]

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National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

| June 27, 2017 | 3 Comments
National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

    National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day Looking for boredom busters, check out this list of National holidays to celebrate this summer with your kids!  I have curated a list of items for you to skim through to find a way to make that Monday a little bit more exciting […]

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7 Fun Games to Play Outside in the Summer

| June 26, 2017 | 7 Comments
7 Fun Games to Play Outside in the Summer

  7 Games to Play Outside in the Summer Are you looking for some fun games to play with your kids this summer? Fortunately, there are a number of fun games that you can play outdoors! Here are some games to play outside in the summer: 1. Hide and Seek. This is a classic game […]

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Get Dad Looking Fine this Summer with Trade Secrets! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/28

| June 22, 2017 | 37 Comments
Get Dad Looking Fine this Summer with Trade Secrets! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/28

  Father’s Day may have just passed us by, but that does not mean the pampering can’t happen throughout the year. My other half does a lot for our family, and even though he does not like to say so, he likes to be surprised with gifts now and then. Since he also likes to […]

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Tips for a Healthy Superhero Dad Lifestyle

| June 13, 2017 | 12 Comments
Tips for a Healthy Superhero Dad Lifestyle

  This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   When it comes to being a kid at heart, nobody does it better than Dads! They’re always fun, always willing to be ridiculous, and the best to play around with! Their big […]

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Fitness + Learning Equals Fun at N.U.T.S! #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 07/21

| June 13, 2017 | 5 Comments
Fitness + Learning Equals Fun at N.U.T.S! #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 07/21

  Fitness + Learning Equals Fun at N.U.T.S! Fun and exercise do not always go hand in hand for many people. Throw learning into the mix and some people may think it is madness! Thinking about this, I received this email in my inbox from my commander: Mission: Visit the Neuron Upgrade Training Station (N.U.T.S.) […]

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Father’s Day: Why Dads are Important #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/30

| June 12, 2017 | 40 Comments
Father’s Day: Why Dads are Important #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/30

    Father’s Day: Why Dads are Important Father’s Day is a special day set aside for sons and daughters to show their dad how much he means to them. However, it’s more than that. It’s a day to show the world just how important dads are. Fathers play a very important role in the […]

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Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

| June 9, 2017 | 6 Comments
Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

  Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children       Did you know that children are being marketed to on a daily basis? This is especially true when it comes to the food they consume.  We all want what’s best for our children—especially when it comes to their health and nutrition. […]

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Get Ready to Explore Canada at #LearnToCamp with Parks Canada!

| June 8, 2017 | 9 Comments
Get Ready to Explore Canada at #LearnToCamp with Parks Canada!

It is officially camping season! There is nothing like spending time in the outdoors, taking all of the beauty nature has to offer. As a city kid, I had the opportunity to go camping with summer camps and fun getaways with my friends. I would like for my kids to have even more experience camping. […]

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How to Show Your Dad You Love Him on Father’s Day

| June 7, 2017 | 4 Comments
How to Show Your Dad You Love Him on Father’s Day

  How to Show Your Dad You Love Him on Father’s Day How will you show your dad how much you love him this Father’s Day? Most likely you’ll get him a special gift from the heart that he will cherish but you don’t have to stop there. In fact, you can make this day […]

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Celebrating Father’s Day when Your Dad Has Passed

| May 31, 2017 | 9 Comments
Celebrating Father’s Day when Your Dad Has Passed

  Celebrating Father’s Day when Your Dad Has Passed Father’s Day can be sad and lonely when you’ve lost your dad but it doesn’t have to always be that way. Once the grieving process has passed, it’s time to look at things from a different perspective. Instead of spending the day feeling sad, honour your […]

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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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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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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 | 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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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 | 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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