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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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7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency

| April 22, 2019 | 14 Comments
7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency

7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency Growing children needs the best of foods to fulfill their nutritional requirements, and even if your kid isn’t a picky eater, you need to take steps to make sure he gets all the nutrients and minerals that he needs. So how exactly do you know you’re going […]

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6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

| April 10, 2019 | 16 Comments
6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids Easter is the time of year the Christian Church set aside to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Through the years, this celebration has expanded to include the Easter bunny and Easter egg hunts are a big tradition for many families, but it’s not the only […]

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5 Super Ways to Handle an Overactive Kid

| April 3, 2019 | 6 Comments
5 Super Ways to Handle an Overactive Kid

5 Super Ways to Handle an Overactive Kid Parenting is no easy game, and things are sure to be even difficult for you if you have a kid who seems to be bursting with energy all the time! Handling an overactive kid can be difficult, but if you’re a mom who can relate, here’s a […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Kids Rooms

| April 1, 2019 | 10 Comments
Spring Cleaning Tips for Kids Rooms

Spring Cleaning Tips for Kids Rooms Giving your child’s closets and living space a deep clean will give your child a helpful boost in maintaining a clean, tidy space in which to rest and study. Here are simple spring cleaning tips for your child’s room: 1. Closets and shelves Children out grow both toys and […]

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How to Teach Young Children to Save Money

| March 25, 2019 | 21 Comments
How to Teach Young Children to Save Money

How to Teach Young Children to Save Money Saving money is one of the most important life lessons you can teach children. It’s the foundation for building a secure financial future and it’s never too early to teach young children this important lesson. It’s something they will carry with them throughout life. Start talking to […]

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Discovering Pet Fun with Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/26

| March 21, 2019 | 248 Comments
Discovering Pet Fun with Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/26

Discovering Pet Fun with Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/26 Pets are a furry, feathery or scaly member of the family that kids love interacting with. Children can also learn so much from caring and interacting with them. Playmobil Canada understands the important relationship between pets and children. They asked my family if we […]

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Is Your Child a Good Friend? Here’s How to Teach Them

| March 20, 2019 | 11 Comments
Is Your Child a Good Friend? Here’s How to Teach Them

Is Your Child a Good Friend? Here’s How to Teach Them Your job as a parent is to teach and guide your child through the world. This includes lessons on how they should interact with others in the world. For example, you want your child to know how to be a good friend to others. […]

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Enjoy Wonder and Fun with Funrise Toys #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/12

| March 14, 2019 | 201 Comments
Enjoy Wonder and Fun with Funrise Toys #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/12

Enjoy Wonder and Fun with Funrise Toys Wonder. It is what makes playtime fun! This special ingredient allows for young minds to take playtime to far off places without leaving home. Funrise Toys is all about adding a sense of wonder to playtime with their collection of toys. They asked my family if they would […]

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Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters!

| March 8, 2019 | 11 Comments
Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters!

Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters! The Harlem Globetrotters are back, Ottawa! The Canadian Tire Centre will be hosting them on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3 p.m. Crowds will see some of the greatest athletes and entertainers show off their one-of-a-kind show in the world of family entertainment.  Fans will get to watch to see if […]

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Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada ~ #Review #Giveaway CAN 04/05

| March 7, 2019 | 144 Comments
Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada ~ #Review #Giveaway CAN 04/05

Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada Discoveries are what get my family hungry to learn. We are always looking into new topics we have heard about for more information. DK Canada understands our thirst for discovery. They have a collection of books that allow readers to jump right into learning. My family was […]

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Finding strength through friendships at Roger Neilson House #SensFoundation

| February 26, 2019 | 4 Comments
Finding strength through friendships at Roger Neilson House #SensFoundation

On Thursday, Feb. 28, the Ottawa Senators Foundation is hosting their annual telethon – a show dedicated to sharing stories and friendships about how your donations are making a difference for people and programs in our community. Read how parents Andrea Gumpert and David Bell have benefited from the incredible support at Roger Neilson House. […]

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Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids #SensFoundation

| February 25, 2019 | 4 Comments
Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids #SensFoundation

Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids On Thursday February 28, the Ottawa Senators Foundation is hosting their annual telethon. A show dedicated to sharing stories about how your donations are making a difference for people and programs in our community like Camp Quality. This summer might still seem far away to most […]

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My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/22

| February 21, 2019 | 24 Comments
My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/22

My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre I stumbled upon My Gym Ottawa’s awesome gymnastics classes from another Ottawa mom’s Instagram stories. It looked so cool that I knew I had to check it out for myself, and when I showed Jax, he was so excited, we just couldn’t wait to get there to try […]

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Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues

| February 20, 2019 | 8 Comments
Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues

Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues When the kids are bored and knee deep in winter break blues, do not fear – inspiration is here! Beat the winter break blues with some fun kids activities this winter and create a winter break they will never forget! Winter inspired crafts Winter inspired crafts […]

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Assembling STEM Fun for Kids with HEXBUGS #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/22

| February 14, 2019 | 264 Comments
Assembling STEM Fun for Kids with HEXBUGS #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/22

Assembling STEM Fun for Kids with HEXBUGS My kids love to think of themselves as builders. They love to assemble amazing items out of building bricks and objects from around our home. STEM is a part of a lot of the toys my kids own. HEXBUG wants children to explore and enjoy the world of […]

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Learning Made Fun with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

| February 7, 2019 | 89 Comments
Learning Made Fun with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

Learning Made Fun with DK Canada Learning can be a challenge for children, especially STEM subjects. If these subjects are put to young learners in a way that interests them, there is more of a chance that kids will want to delve more into it. DK Canada has a collection of books that focus on […]

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10 Ideas for a Romantic Valentines Day for Her

| February 6, 2019 | 5 Comments
10 Ideas for a Romantic Valentines Day for Her

10 Ideas for a Romantic Valentines Day for Her Ooh, if you’re a true romantic and want to really have an absolutely memorable Valentines’ Day for that special someone in your life, then the following list of ideas should help you get in the right direction! First, it is extremely important to mention that the […]

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Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games #ReconenctWithGames #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

| February 4, 2019 | 212 Comments
Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games #ReconenctWithGames #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games Games. They have a way of reconnecting family and friends when they are played. With all of the devices my children have become familiar with, getting my gang together is becoming more and more difficult. Mattel Games Canada wants families to reconnect with loved ones without the use of […]

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23 Family Winter Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 31, 2019 | 1 Comment
23 Family Winter Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities to get you to enjoy the coldest of seasons! Here […]

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Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For the EQAO Test

| January 29, 2019 | 1 Comment
Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For the EQAO Test

Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For the EQAO Test If you’re a parent with a child enrolled in the Ontario public school system, you may already be familiar with EQAO testing. If you aren’t, the EQAO, also known as the Education Quality and Accountability Office, is the body responsible for administering educational assessments. These […]

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