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21 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 12, 2020 | 13 Comments
21 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 of year. Below are 21 spring family fun events and activities […]

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Why Canadian Families Are Struggling To Get Enough Sleep

| March 11, 2020 | 4 Comments
Why Canadian Families Are Struggling To Get Enough Sleep

Why Canadian Families Are Struggling To Get Enough Sleep It’s no secret to most of us that sleep is the most important factor for being healthy. While lack of sleep is often attributed to adults, there is increasing evidence that even children are not sleeping as well as they should. There are many reasons why this […]

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Take Advantage of February 29th – It Only Comes Once Every Four Years!

| February 27, 2020 | 8 Comments
Take Advantage of February 29th – It Only Comes Once Every Four Years!

Yay, it’s a leap year! I challenge you all to take advantage of the extra day we have this year on February 29th! Try something you’ve never done before as a family and enjoy your time together by embracing the great Canadian Winter. We have written an article that includes fun indoor and outdoor family […]

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Family Traditions on Valentine’s Day

| January 21, 2020 | 3 Comments
Family Traditions on Valentine’s Day

Family Traditions on Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the love of a family and also to share family traditions. Share treats, movies, games, and more on this special holiday. Making Family Traditions By Baking One of our family traditions on Valentine’s Day is to bake some delicious sweet treats or […]

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23 Family Winter Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 14, 2020 | 4 Comments
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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Fun Indoor and Outdoor Winter Games for Kids

| December 27, 2019 | 12 Comments
Fun Indoor and Outdoor Winter Games for Kids

Fun Indoor and Outdoor Winter Games for Kids Winter is a time of cold and snow that can be a difficult time for many kids to get their proper amounts of exercise. Unlike warm summers and springs, kids can’t always play a wide variety of sports. They often get bored making the same old snowman […]

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve With A Family Party

| December 26, 2019 | 14 Comments
Celebrate New Year’s Eve With A Family Party

New Year’s Eve can be a treasured event when parents and children work together to create a family-friendly party complete with a meal, decorations and entertainment. New Year’s Eve is the time for a celebration of new beginnings. Parents and children can make this a special night to spend together. By keeping things simple, a […]

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Holiday Entertaining Tips with FREE Printable Planner

| November 6, 2019 | 7 Comments
Holiday Entertaining Tips with FREE Printable Planner

Holiday Entertaining Tips It’s almost time to start entertaining for the holidays, which makes this the perfect opportunity to put together your plans. Whether you typically host large parties, or smaller get-togethers, there are scads of great holiday entertaining tips meant to help you pull off any size event without a hitch. These are just […]

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Travel Games For Car Trips

| September 25, 2019 | 7 Comments
Travel Games For Car Trips

Travel Games For Car Trips Traveling with family can be tiresome, monotonous, and stressful. Placing a hand held electronic game into a child’s hands is one way of relieving some of these problems, but it’s not very ‘family friendly’. With society today offering less family time together by pushing gadget oriented entertainment towards kids, and […]

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Creative Back to School Fun with Epson Canada #Review

| September 12, 2019 | 10 Comments
Creative Back to School Fun with Epson Canada #Review

Creative fun. This is not what many kids think about when the Back to School season rolls around. They are thinking about the work of the school year ahead. But why can’t this time of the year be for creative fun? Epson Canada wants to help create fun this Back to School season with their […]

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Jump into Imaginative Worlds with DK Canada Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/04

| September 10, 2019 | 125 Comments
Jump into Imaginative Worlds with DK Canada Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/04

Imaginative worlds. Books, comics and films have made realms of wonder and excitement easier for fans to enjoy. My family has its favourite series we follow and want to learn more about. DK Canada knows all about the fun of imaginative worlds. They have a collection of books that gives a more in depth look […]

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Taking That Leap of Faith

| September 5, 2019 | 14 Comments
Taking That Leap of Faith

Taking That Leap of Faith Have you ever taken a leap of faith? Boy, have I leaped in my life! My most recent leap happened last year, when I moved my family to a beautiful remote Inuit community in northern Quebec called Kuujjuaq. My husband had been offered his dream job and we couldn’t let […]

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Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs #Review

| September 3, 2019 | 8 Comments
Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs #Review

Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs School’s back in session! One aspect of learning that usually goes by the wayside during the summer is reading. What if learning and improving a child’s reading skills could be fun? Reading Eggs wants to help kids crack into reading fun with their app created by a highly experienced […]

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Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/06

| August 8, 2019 | 164 Comments
Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/06

Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo Building with block sets is a favourite pastime my kids love to do for creative play in our home. I love it because it challenges them to use their imaginations to create fun for themselves. Flexo wants to take block building to a whole new level. They asked […]

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Play Anywhere this Summer with Mattel Games and Asmodee #Review #Givewaay ~ CAN 08/30

| August 1, 2019 | 258 Comments
Play Anywhere this Summer with Mattel Games and Asmodee #Review #Givewaay ~ CAN 08/30

Fun is the goal of every family during the summer months. Whether you are at home or on the road, fun keeps the good times going. Games are a great way to have summer fun for your family. Mattel Games and Asmodee want families to anywhere this summer with their collection of games! They asked […]

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Top 9 Things to Bring to the Beach

| July 22, 2019 | 11 Comments
Top 9 Things to Bring to the Beach

Top 9 Things to Bring to the Beach Summer is coming, and for many people that means going to the local beaches. When most people go to the beach they either forget or don’t know what to bring. Usually, they leave the sunscreen or just get bored and go home. There are tons of activities […]

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Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review

| July 11, 2019 | 6 Comments
Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review

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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10 Fun DIY Slime Recipes

| July 3, 2019 | 8 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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Exploring Canada Aviation and Space Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/24

| April 25, 2019 | 5 Comments
Exploring Canada Aviation and Space Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/24

Exploring Canada Aviation and Space Museum Did you know, our nation’s capital has MANY incredible museums? They are so fun to visit all year long but during our cold winter months, we were especially grateful to have these establishments so close by for exploring and keeping us busy. Ingenium Museums 3-in-1 Membership One of our […]

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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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12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| April 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

Easter weekend is happening in just a few weeks! Are you curious to know 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! 12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa Click on the link […]

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Most Popular Disney Rides

| March 27, 2019 | 19 Comments
Most Popular Disney Rides

Most Popular Disney Rides There are more than 50 Disney rides to choose from, situated within the gates of Disney World. And, as you might guess, everyone has his or her favourite. What follows is a short list of eight of the most popular Disney Rides… now and in years past. It’s up to you […]

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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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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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