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Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp

| July 16, 2019 | 7 Comments
Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp

Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp Summer camp is a positive experience for both children and parents. Although you may not admit it to yourself nor to anyone else, there’s the most obvious benefits for sending your child to summer camp: weeks of relaxation, a quiet house, chances to shop and wander, as […]

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Why Every Parent Must Learn CPR

| July 12, 2019 | 8 Comments
Why Every Parent Must Learn CPR

Why Every Parent Must Learn CPR Your kid’s health is extremely important. Having your child’s pediatrician on speed dial is awesome. But what happens in emergency situations? What happens if your child suddenly stops breathing? Do you know the steps you need to take to possibly save your child’s life? As a parent, it’s important […]

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Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/09

| July 11, 2019 | 6 Comments
Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/09

Summer is finally here, and we are thrilled to be able to spend gorgeous sunny days at venues like the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum! Lately my littlest, Hudson, has been especially intrigued by farms and “moo cows” as he calls them, so when I asked him if he wanted to go to the farm, it […]

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17 Puppet Crafts For Kids To Enjoy

| July 10, 2019 | 9 Comments
17 Puppet Crafts For Kids To Enjoy

There are lots of benefits, when it comes to encouraging your children to play with puppets. This activity not only stimulates imagination, it also improves motor skills, teaches etiquette, boosts your child’s confidence and more. What follows is a list of 17 fun puppet crafts, suitable for kids of all ages. Let’s talk about a […]

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Tips for Planning a Great Family Vacation

| July 8, 2019 | 5 Comments
Tips for Planning a Great Family Vacation

Tips for Planning a Great Family Vacation Planning a great family vacation can be a lot of fun. If possible, include children in on the planning. It will make them feel important and often, kids will come up with some great ideas. The first thing to think about is the budget. Family Vacation Budget When […]

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5 Ways to Control Nail Biting in Kids

| July 4, 2019 | 10 Comments
5 Ways to Control Nail Biting in Kids

5 Ways to Control Nail Biting in Kids Nail biting is a common habit that many kids develop, and statistics reveal that around 50% of children between 10 to 18 years of age have this habit, and it can be annoying and stressful for a parent to deal with. While there may be different possible […]

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10 Fun DIY Slime Recipes

| July 3, 2019 | 6 Comments
10 Fun DIY Slime Recipes

Some toys never seem to go out of style, and slime is definitely one of those toys! Chances are you remember playing with slime when you were younger, and chances are your parents played with it as well! Now, your children are also obsessed with it! The only difference is that today’s children are also […]

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3 Basic Steps to Reduce Senior Falling Risks

| June 27, 2019 | 7 Comments
3 Basic Steps to Reduce Senior Falling Risks

3 Basic Steps to Reduce Senior Falling Risks With age comes many gifts, but it also comes with its challenges. One challenge that an older senior faces is the risk of falling. Everyone ages differently and the reasons seniors are at a higher risk of falling are unique for every individual. They could be related […]

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12 DIY Water Play Ideas

| June 25, 2019 | 15 Comments
12 DIY Water Play Ideas

You want your kids to spend some time outdoors during the summer months, but it can sometimes be too hot to enjoy. If your kids are stuck indoors because it’s too hot outdoors, why not create their own personal waterpark? There are so many ways to make fun water play areas in your back yard. […]

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Gentle Cleaning at Home with Babyganics #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/19

| June 20, 2019 | 159 Comments
Gentle Cleaning at Home with Babyganics #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/19

Cleaning. It is necessary to do around your home, especially when you have little ones. Finding products that clean well without the chemicals is what my family is always on the lookout for to care for our home and our skin.  Babyganics see this struggle and creates products that parents can feel good about using all […]

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Car Cleaning Hacks for Moms with Messy Kids

| June 18, 2019 | 19 Comments
Car Cleaning Hacks for Moms with Messy Kids

Car Cleaning Hacks for Moms with Messy Kids Is your family vehicle covered in crumbs? Does it seem like every nook and cranny is stuffed full of trash? It’s enough to drive any mom crazy! Is it really too much to ask to have a clean car?! Let’s look at some car cleaning hacks for […]

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Getaway for Summer in Style with Playmobil #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/05

| June 7, 2019 | 183 Comments
Getaway for Summer in Style with Playmobil #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/05

Getaway for Summer in Style with Playmobil Canada A getaway. It is what every family wants to do during the summer and is sad when it ends, especially for kids. But what if a getaway could happen whenever it is time for play? Playmobil Canada knows all about playing and having fun. They asked us […]

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Open Up to Adventure with Parks Canada #PlanAhead

| June 4, 2019 | 8 Comments
Open Up to Adventure with Parks Canada #PlanAhead

Open Up to Adventure with Parks Canada!  Summer is a great time to be open to adventure. Have you thought about getting out into the great outdoors to escape and go wild? Parks Canada has just kicked off their 2019 season! I was invited to go on an outdoor adventure at Thousand Island National Park […]

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Bubble Fun for Summer with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/28

| May 30, 2019 | 161 Comments
Bubble Fun for Summer with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/28

Bubble Fun for Summer with Funrise Toys   Bubble fun can make any day bright for kids. They are round, shiny and float, making kids laugh and smile. GAZILLION Bubbles from Funrise Toys loves sharing toys that bring fun to playtime! They asked us if we wanted to try out two of their toys to get […]

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Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers

| May 21, 2019 | 4 Comments
Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers

Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers Did you know that essential oils can be used for breastfeeding mothers? While it’s always very important to be cautious of what you use or ingest while breastfeeding, there are some benefits to essential oils when used correctly during pregnancy and breastfeeding. While essential oils have many useful applications it […]

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Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa/Outaouais 06/07

| May 20, 2019 | 13 Comments
Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa/Outaouais 06/07

Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy The first activity I did with my kids were swim lessons. I was anxious to get them into the water as soon as they could (which is recommended at 3 months). Of course, at such a young age they aren’t learning to swim, it’s like a playgroup […]

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5 Trade Secrets Items to Help Pamper Mom this Summer! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/14

| May 16, 2019 | 159 Comments
5 Trade Secrets Items to Help Pamper Mom this Summer!  #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/14

Summer is the time of the year when Moms take on a lot of roles in the family. Since school is out, many moms become a chef, a care taker, a program director, and a negotiator. There are times that this special person in the family needs to do things to make themselves feel good. […]

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Essential Oils to Use for Babies

| May 15, 2019 | 5 Comments
Essential Oils to Use for Babies

Essential Oils to Use for Babies Essential oils can also be used on babies in a variety of ways, so long as you are applying them correctly! There are many health benefits of using essential oils; however, there are also safety measures to consider. Some oils can irritate skin; others may not be suitable for […]

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Sleep-Deprived Mom? 5 Genius Sleep Hacks for the Tired Mom

| May 13, 2019 | 6 Comments
Sleep-Deprived Mom? 5 Genius Sleep Hacks for the Tired Mom

Sleep-Deprived Mom? 5 Genius Sleep Hacks for the Tired Mom Sleep deprivation seems like a standard feature of motherhood. Whether it’s your newborn waking up every hour, or your preschooler keeps having nightmares, or it’s your teenager thumping up the stairs late after curfew, sleep doesn’t seem to come easy to mothers regardless of their […]

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How to Protect the Kids From the Troubles of a Marriage Breakup

| May 6, 2019 | 7 Comments
How to Protect the Kids From the Troubles of a Marriage Breakup

How to Protect the Kids From the Troubles of a Marriage Breakup The breakdown of a long-term relationship is among the most devastating realities that a lot of people have to go through. And this holds true in Canada, the US, and even the rest of the world. While it’s not necessarily bad, a breakup […]

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Different Types of Design Careers

| May 3, 2019 | 9 Comments
Different Types of Design Careers

Different Types of Design Careers You have a penchant for the creative, and a flare for artistic design. You can look at an advertisement, a product label, or a website and can tell immediately if it’s a design success or a colossal flop. You have the eye of a designer, but where in that very […]

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Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It

| May 2, 2019 | 6 Comments
Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It

Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It Are you that parent who does their child’s homework? Do you decide who your kid gets to play with, and never allow him to be out on his own? Do you tend to do things for your kid, that he can probably easily […]

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Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day

| May 1, 2019 | 16 Comments
Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day

How to Really Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is dedicated to some of the hardest working and most patient people in the world. Moms are always there for you no matter what. They work hard to take care of their kids and to point you in the right direction so you […]

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10 Great Gifts for Your Mom on Mother’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway 05/24

| April 23, 2019 | 126 Comments
10 Great Gifts for Your Mom on Mother’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway 05/24

10 Great Gifts for Your Mom on Mother’s Day Don’t wait until Mother’s Day arrives to start searching for great gifts for your mom! Now is a great time to start thinking about what she might want! This way, you’ll have time to shop around and look for exactly what you want before the stores […]

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