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National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

| June 27, 2017 | 4 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 | 8 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Be Earth Day Ready with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/19

| April 20, 2017 | 32 Comments
Be Earth Day Ready with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/19

Be Earth Day Ready with DK Canada Earth Day is all but here! April 22nd is the day marked on our calendars to recognize our planet and to appreciate it. There are so many ways people can learn more about the earth and to celebrate the day. DK Canada wants to help families get Earth […]

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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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How to Celebrate Easter with Older Children

| April 5, 2017 | 4 Comments
How to Celebrate Easter with Older Children

  How to Celebrate Easter with Older Children Many of us remember the fun of decorating eggs on Easter and participating in Easter egg hunts. They were a part of many happy childhoods. As children get older, they may not be as interested in these types of things. If they’ve outgrown Easter baskets and egg […]

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15 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| April 4, 2017 | 3 Comments
15 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

15 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa   Getting ready for Easter weekend, yet you are not sure what’s happening in and around Ottawa? Get ready to jot down some great ideas as we are sharing 15 Easter weekend family fun activities around Ottawa everyone will enjoy!     1. Good Friday Family Fun […]

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Collect a Menagerie of Fun with Surprizamals! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/28

| March 30, 2017 | 66 Comments
Collect a Menagerie of Fun with Surprizamals! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/28

Collect a Menagerie of Fun with Surprizamals!   Kids love surprises. Whether they are big or small, kids love being able to open up a package and see what is awaiting them inside. Surprizamials asked to see if my kids would enjoy being surprised this spring by giving us two Surprizamals to crack open and […]

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20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais

| March 29, 2017 | 5 Comments
20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais

20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa Now that spring has finally sprung in the nation’s capital, families can get outdoors more and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to enjoy and take part in during this time of […]

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How to Have a Backyard Easter Egg Hunt

| March 28, 2017 | 11 Comments
How to Have a Backyard Easter Egg Hunt

  How to Have a Backyard Easter Egg Hunt If you’re not able to go out for an Easter egg hunt this year, you can do one yourself at home. In fact, a lot of families do this in addition to a formal Easter Egg Hunt because they have more control over it, it allows […]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts

My little boy turned 6 today. I started this blog when he was 7 months old! After much arguing with his brother as to whether he classified as a Small kid or a Medium kid, I think it was confirmed that he is now officially Medium. That brain is always going on my Medium son. […]

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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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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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