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How Parents Can Enjoy Weekends and Holidays With Kids

| May 17, 2018 | 1 Comment
How Parents Can Enjoy Weekends and Holidays With Kids

How Parents Can Enjoy Weekends and Holidays With Kids Holidays are supposed to be the best days for working parents to take a tea break and unwind, but how can you enjoy a stress-free holiday when you have kids restlessly tumbling and rolling around while vacationing on a beautiful cottage in Cobourg Beach?     […]

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Surprise!

Surprise!

“I’m like a vault, baby; locked down.” – Will Smith, Hitch Kids love keeping exciting secrets, like others’ presents. Well, all except actually keeping the secret. When I was a small child at Christmas, my dad came home and I immediately announced that I couldn’t tell him what his present was, ’cause it was PURPLE SLIPPERS WITH NO […]

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5 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

| April 17, 2018 | 10 Comments
5 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

Remember when everyone gathered around the table to have dinner each evening? It almost seems to be a thing of the past. Between practice, working overtime, and other activities that affect our family, families rarely sit down to have dinner together. That’s a shame because it can have such a negative impact on our children. […]

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Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

| April 12, 2018 | 69 Comments
Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada Spring is all about being creative and trying new things. Whether it is with a device or with your hands, there are so many ways to create and make something and have doing it. DK Canada knows that Canadians have a creative spirit and would love to help […]

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Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks #DisneySMMC

| April 10, 2018 | 9 Comments
Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks #DisneySMMC

Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks Similarly to how Disney is constantly evolving their movie franchise by adding in new movies and characters, they are also improving and evolving their parks to fit the themes of the new Disney movies and characters as well. Throughout the next few years Disney has revealed several changes and […]

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Kidslox: The Parental Control App Kids HATE – The Peace of Mind Parents LOVE ~ Giveaway CAN/US 04/27

| March 29, 2018 | 1 Comment
Kidslox: The Parental Control App Kids HATE – The Peace of Mind Parents LOVE ~ Giveaway CAN/US 04/27

 Kidslox: The Parental Control App Kids HATE – The Peace of Mind Parents LOVE Before doing this review, I was not “with it” when it came to app blockers and parental control app. My son, who is 6, is generally pretty limited on what he does on his tablet – by his own choosing. He […]

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20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 28, 2018 | 1 Comment
20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau Spring is about to bloom in the nation’s capital! Families can take in the warmer weather and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to take part in during this time […]

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2018 Disney Movies – April Through December

| March 26, 2018 | 4 Comments
2018 Disney Movies – April Through December

2018 Disney Movies – April Through December Disney lovers rejoice! The following Disney movies are scheduled to hit the big screen, April through December 2018. There’s no better time to mark your calendar…     A Wrinkle in Time ( March 9) After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her […]

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12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| March 20, 2018 | 4 Comments
12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

12 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 12 Easter weekend family fun activities around Ottawa everyone will enjoy!     1. Easter at Billings Bridge Shopping Centre […]

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Are Paper Books Making a Comeback?

| March 15, 2018 | 5 Comments
Are Paper Books Making a Comeback?

Are Paper Books Making a Comeback? In an age where everything is digitized, it might surprise you to hear that print paper books gaining popularity. People are now trying to limit their screen time and this trend is reflected in book sales. E-book sales in the UK has seen  nearly a 20 per cent plunge […]

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Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

| January 26, 2018 | 418 Comments
Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! The beginning of a new year signals a fresh new start for many Canadians. Some people like to set goals to start eating better. Picking a protein that is versatile is key to making meal planning an easy task to perform for busy families. With […]

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Dish Up Immune Health to Help Fight Cold and Flu Symptoms #LoblawsFluCrew #Fluless

| December 21, 2017 | 16 Comments
Dish Up Immune Health to Help Fight Cold and Flu Symptoms #LoblawsFluCrew #Fluless

Dish Up Immune Health to Help Fight Cold and Flu Symptoms   Meal time. It is a great way to get the gang around the table to catch up on each other’s day. It is also an amazing opportunity to introduce your family to different ingredients that contain nutrients that help lead to good overall […]

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Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything

| December 14, 2017 | 10 Comments
Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything

Get into the Spirit of the Holidays with YTV’s #MerryEverything   The holidays are one of our most beloved times of the year. It is a great time to be together with your family to enjoy each other’s company. My family has been in holiday mode since our first snow a few weeks ago, and […]

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Help Make an Impact this Holiday Season with ME to WE #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

| December 13, 2017 | 81 Comments
Help Make an Impact this Holiday Season with ME to WE #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/12

Help Make an Impact this Holiday Season with ME to WE The holiday season is the time of year when we are hustling and bustling to get gifts we need to wrap up and exchange them with family and friends. Have you finished all of your holiday gift shopping yet? No?  ME to WE wants […]

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Practical Stockings Stuffers for the Whole Family #ChurchAndDwight ~ Giveaway CAN 01/07

| December 4, 2017 | 94 Comments
Practical Stockings Stuffers for the Whole Family #ChurchAndDwight ~ Giveaway CAN 01/07

  It happens every year! Just when you think you’ve wrapped up your holiday gift list without going over-budget, you realize that there are still stockings to stuff. Not to worry, we have you covered. Here’s a list of some of the best stocking stuffer ideas out there that are both practical and affordable. And, […]

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Ward Off Cold and Flu Symptoms with These Helpful Tips #Recipe #Giveaway ~CAN 12/29

| November 28, 2017 | 182 Comments
Ward Off Cold and Flu Symptoms with These Helpful Tips #Recipe #Giveaway ~CAN 12/29

Ward Off Cold and Flu Symptoms with These Helpful Tips #Giveaway   The sniffles. Nausea. Stuffed up sinuses. A cough. Yup! It’s cold and flu season again, and those are just some of the symptoms that go along with these illnesses. This wonderful time of the year usually takes place between November until March or […]

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Looking for a Luxury Vacation Destination? Look No Further Than France!

| November 23, 2017 | 16 Comments
Looking for a Luxury Vacation Destination? Look No Further Than France!

      Looking for a Luxury Vacation Destination? Look No Further Than France! When thinking about planning a luxurious getaway, one of the places many people turn to is France. It is rich with history, culture, and is one of the fashion capitals of the world. Staying in a hotel is nice, but have […]

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4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

| November 9, 2017 | 14 Comments
4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Fall Germs!  The leaves are creating a colourful patch work blanket on the ground. The air is crisper. The kids are have their back to school routines down to a science. These are just a few tell-tale signs that fall is here to stay. You know what else happens during […]

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Favourites

| November 1, 2017 | 10 Comments
Favourites

Quick! What’s your favourite number? Don’t have one? Well, you’d better get one, if you think you’ll be spending any time around kids. Kids have favourites, and they expect you to as well. Sometimes it’s a rank of favourites with careful deliberation, discussed over an afternoon of Perler Beads.   The kids lit up when […]

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5 Great Fall Family Activities

| October 24, 2017 | 7 Comments
5 Great Fall Family Activities

    5 Great Fall Family Activities Fall is a great time to get out and about and do things with your family. The weather is usually cooler, but not cold yet, and there are many things happening in fall that you can’t enjoy at other times of the year. Here are five great fall […]

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Delight in Different Adventures at the Royal Ontario Museum #Review #SeeTorontoNow

| October 12, 2017 | 7 Comments
Delight in Different Adventures at the Royal Ontario Museum #Review #SeeTorontoNow

Delight in Different Adventures at the Royal Ontario Museum #Review Our family’s latest trip to Toronto was one we could not wait to start. This was partly due to our decision to make a stop at an attraction my other half and I had not visited in decades: The Royal Ontario Museum! Now, many may […]

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Make Canadian Turkey the Star of Your Thanksgiving Meal! #CdnTradition #Recipe ~ Giveaway CAN 11/03

| October 4, 2017 | 143 Comments
Make Canadian Turkey the Star of Your Thanksgiving Meal! #CdnTradition #Recipe ~ Giveaway CAN 11/03

    Make Canadian Turkey the Star of Your Thanksgiving Meal! #CdnTradition Thanksgiving. It is the time of the year that family and friends get together to catch up and make memories over a sumptuous meal. What is one of the most popular traditions Canadians like to celebrate during this time of year? Sitting down […]

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You Could Win a $5,000 Vacation Rental – Simply Get a Quote to Enter! #GreatCanadianGetaway

| October 2, 2017 | 3 Comments
You Could Win a $5,000 Vacation Rental – Simply Get a Quote to Enter! #GreatCanadianGetaway

You Could Win a $5,000 Vacation Rental – Simply Get a Quote to Enter!     Getting insurance is important to many faucets in our life. They help to keep our families, homes, cars and more protected should any unforeseen event happen. It is always good to have piece of mind to know that you […]

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Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

| September 19, 2017 | 5 Comments
Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa   Fall is here! Just because the days are becoming shorter and cooler does not mean the fun in Ottawa has come to an end! There are plenty of fun autumn activities happening in and around the city for you and your family to enjoy! We have put together a […]

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