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5 Healthy Meal Ideas for Back to School Lunches

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Healthy Meal Ideas for Back to School Lunches

    5 Healthy Meal Ideas for Back to School Lunches When the kids head back to school, things can get pretty hectic. There is always so much to do and not a lot of time to take care of things. In addition to establishing a good nighttime routine and getting the kids up and […]

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3 Ways Parents Can Prevent Back-to-School Meltdowns

| August 14, 2017 | 1 Comment
3 Ways Parents Can Prevent Back-to-School Meltdowns

    3 Ways Parents Can Prevent Back-to-School Meltdowns Back-to-school meltdowns are a real problem for many parents every year. Some kids have a hard time being away from home, even for a few hours during the day. They are frightened, nervous and worried about going to school. These kids often express their fears by […]

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17 Spiderman Party Ideas

| August 10, 2017 | 6 Comments
17 Spiderman Party Ideas

    So you have a Marvel Spiderman lover on your hands. Their birthday is coming up and you are scratching your head. How do you pull off an all things Spidey party without losing your mind? Outside of the everything will be a blue and red theme with webs since that is kind of […]

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How to Begin Prepping Your Kids for Back to School Bedtime

| August 9, 2017 | 7 Comments
How to Begin Prepping Your Kids for Back to School Bedtime

    How to Begin Prepping Your Kids for Back to School Bedtime During the summer, many kids get in the habit of staying up late at night. While this is fine during the summer break, bedtime must come earlier during the school year. Kids need to go to bed early enough to get a […]

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3 Things to Do Before Your Child’s First Day of School

| August 7, 2017 | 8 Comments
3 Things to Do Before Your Child’s First Day of School

    3 Things to Do Before Your Child’s First Day of School The first day of school is a scary and uncertain time for many kids. Their life is changing so much as they meet new people and do new things. It’s easy to understand why your child may hesitate and be skeptical about […]

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Family Road Trip Packing Checklist

| August 7, 2017 | 5 Comments
Family Road Trip Packing Checklist

      Family Road Trip Packing Checklist I always seem to bring everything except the kitchen sink when I go on a family trip, so it’s a good thing we have a Grand Caravan. I am probably not the only mom that does this, right? I bring a cooler for the beverages, another one for […]

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4 Tips to Start a New School Year Off Right

| August 2, 2017 | 2 Comments
4 Tips to Start a New School Year Off Right

    4 Tips to Start a New School Year Off Right With each new school year comes new challenges. You never really know what to expect from your kids until the time comes. Starting the year off right will help make things run more smoothly for everyone and there are a few things you […]

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Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun

| August 1, 2017 | 2 Comments
Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun

Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the #Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun   Picking a getaway destination soon? Have you considered visiting the Outaouais? Neighbouring Canada’s capital, the Outaouais is a beautiful and vibrant region that holds an abundance of activities for visitors to choose from. Want to discover culture, food and fun? The Outaouais holds all […]

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How to Save More on Back to School Shopping

| July 31, 2017 | 5 Comments
How to Save More on Back to School Shopping

    How to Save More on Back to School Shopping The beginning of a new school year means it’s time to go shopping for new clothes and supplies. It can get very expensive, especially if you have more than one child in school. However, you can find ways to save money on the items […]

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Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

| July 27, 2017 | 40 Comments
Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

 Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope!   Rainy days. Travelling. Sick days. These are days that are hard on both kids and parents because you always want your child to have fun and entertained when they are not allowed to move around too much. Myfunvelope understands these situations and asked us if their roster […]

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3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

| July 27, 2017 | 51 Comments
3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada With Canada 150 upon us, it is a year of celebrating Canada in so many different ways. It can be done in so many different ways, either inside of your home or on adventures across the country. DK Canada has books on numerous topics that help Canadians […]

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10 Fun Ideas to Keep Kids Busy on Rainy Days

| July 25, 2017 | 8 Comments
10 Fun Ideas to Keep Kids Busy on Rainy Days

  10 Fun Ideas to Keep Kids Busy on Rainy Days     Are you looking for ways to keep your kids entertained during the rainy days of summer? Although your first instinct may be to turn on a movie, there are plenty of other ways to pass a rainy day! Here are some fun […]

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Walt Disney World News from D23

| July 24, 2017 | 3 Comments
Walt Disney World News from D23

Walt Disney World News from D23 A plethora of changes were announced for Walt Disney World Resort in Florida at the D23 Expo. Including new attractions, discontinued attractions, park expansions, transportation and a couple of new resorts, it was a head spinning amount of change. Here’s a rundown, from mind-blowing to welcome change, of the […]

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Fun Wherever You Roam with Minnie’s Happy Helper Pet Carrier #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/18

| July 20, 2017 | 44 Comments
Fun Wherever You Roam with Minnie’s Happy Helper Pet Carrier #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/18

    Fun Wherever You Roam with Minnie’s Happy Helper Pet Carrier! Caring for a pet is an important responsibility for anyone to take on. This is especially true for a child. Minnie Mouse is the proud pet caregiver of Figaro in her show Minnie’s Happy Helpers and she likes to take her fur friend […]

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9 Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Family

| July 19, 2017 | 10 Comments
9 Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Family

  9 Fun and Free Summer Activities     Are you looking for ways to keep your family occupied this summer? Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do at no cost. Here are some fun and free summer activities: 1. Go exploring! Are there local parks, national forests, beaches, lakes or other […]

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Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

| July 18, 2017 | 7 Comments
Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

    Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget If you’re looking for an escape from reality this summer, you may be wondering what you can do on a limited budget. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can enjoy yourself while not spending loads of money. Here are some tips for planning a […]

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Spruce Up Your Tech Gadgets with Toddy Gear! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/11

| July 13, 2017 | 49 Comments
Spruce Up Your Tech Gadgets with Toddy Gear! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/11

  Spruce Up Your Tech Gadgets with Toddy Gear! Since our world has become more mobile. This allows us to connect with the world like never before. The devices that allow us to be more connected can be a bit ho-hum as many of them have a generic design to them and look a lot […]

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Add to Your Child’s Summertime Fun with Zuru Toys! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/11

| July 13, 2017 | 85 Comments
Add to Your Child’s Summertime Fun with Zuru Toys! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/11

  Add to Your Child’s Summertime Fun with Zuru Toys! Summer vacation may not seem that long when you look at a calendar, but it can seem to last forever when kids become bored. Zuru Toys want to help each day one filled with fun with the brands they have in their roster of toys. […]

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Summer Escapes: Top 5 Vacation Essentials You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without! #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/23

| July 5, 2017 | 112 Comments
Summer Escapes: Top 5 Vacation Essentials You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without! #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/23

 This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   Goodbye spring, and hello summer! School is over, the hot weather is here (alongside those pesky thunder showers!), which means our perfect Canadian vacation season is finally upon us! If you’re planning on […]

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Bedside Manner

Bedside Manner

  Bedside Manner After every winter I write about someone being sick, it seems, and this time it was me. Two full separate weeks out of commission, a month apart.  It was ruthless ear, nose, throat, sinus  whole head issues that went on for days, relieved only briefly by a Hulk-Smash pancreatitis attack that made me […]

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National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

| June 27, 2017 | 9 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 | 20 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 | 9 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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