Tag: family

Fun Halloween Activities Besides Trick or Treating

| October 11, 2018 | 10 Comments
Fun Halloween Activities Besides Trick or Treating

Fun Halloween Activities Besides Trick or Treating Trick or treating is a great Halloween tradition but it’s not always practical. In fact, depending on where you live, dressing up and knocking on doors may not be very safe or perhaps your kids are older and the thought of trick or treating has lost its appeal. […]

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Fall into These 5 Tips to Boost Your Family’s Immune System for Cold Season ~ Giveaway 11/09

| October 10, 2018 | 29 Comments
Fall into These 5 Tips to Boost Your Family’s Immune System for Cold Season ~ Giveaway 11/09

Fall into These 5 Tips to Boost Your Family’s Immune System for Cold Season Fall. This season signals the beginning of so many things. The temperature starts to get cooler. The leaves on trees change into many miraculous colours. The sounds of coughing, sniffling, and sneezing with the arrival of cold season. Our immune system […]

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Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms

| October 8, 2018 | 7 Comments
Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms

Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms Larger cities are a great place to be a parent and raise your family, with many resources and things to do in a bustling city’s many vibrant communities. No matter where you live, preparing for the arrival of a new baby can feel overwhelming at […]

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Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

| October 4, 2018 | 41 Comments
Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada Back to school. It is the time of the year when my kids want more answers to some of the things they are learning at school. I love that they are so full of curiosity, but there are times that I am not able to supply all […]

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Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours #ParksCanada

| October 3, 2018 | 10 Comments
Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours #ParksCanada

Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours  Did you know that the Rideau Canal is Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage site? There is more to this site than it being known as the world’s longest skating rink. The summer is a great time to venture along this canal and learn its history. Many residents […]

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3 Toys to Discover Fun Through Play This Fall ~ CAN 11/02

| September 26, 2018 | 49 Comments
3 Toys to Discover Fun Through Play This Fall ~ CAN 11/02

3 Toys to Discover Fun Through Play This Fall! Summer may be over soon, but does that mean that playtime has to end? NO WAY! Fall is a great time to discover fun. Whether it be after school or during the weekend, fun times can be had during this time of the year. My family […]

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Now Accepting Product Submissions

| September 20, 2018 | 3 Comments
2018 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Now Accepting Product Submissions

2018 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Now Accepting Product Submissions We are preparing a Holiday Gift Guide full of product reviews for Moms, Dads and Kids! It will run from mid October 2018 to mid December, 2018. By taking part in the Guide, it will give the opportunity for our members and followers, which are mostly moms and […]

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Get Ready to Jam with School of Rock – The Musical #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 09/19

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Get Ready to Jam with School of Rock – The Musical #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 09/19

Get Ready to Jam with School of Rock – The Musical A group of kids. A substitute teacher with a dream. A love to rock out! This is what School of Rock – The Musical is all about! Broadway Across Canada is bringing this show to the National Arts Centre for families to enjoy!   […]

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Enjoy Quick and Easy Dinners with Ropot #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 10/12

| September 10, 2018 | 242 Comments
Enjoy Quick and Easy Dinners with Ropot #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 10/12

Enjoy Quick and Easy Dinners with Ropot The kids are back to school! With this change comes a busier schedule for our family. We have after school activities and playdates to work our family meals around. There are nights when, as parents, we relent to a junk night, but we want to try to have […]

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Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada

| September 7, 2018 | 3 Comments
Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada

Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada Nestled in the vibrant neighbourhood of Sandy Hill, Laurier House is one of Canada’s National Historic Sites. It was home to two of Canada’s Prime Ministers and contemporaries Sir Wilfred Laurier and William Lyon Mackenzie King. What makes this site a must-visit is that it […]

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Being a Xennial Parent

| September 5, 2018 | 2 Comments
Being a Xennial Parent

I’m apparently of the “Xennial” micro-generation (Finally, I’ve felt so lost without a designation for years), which means that I was born in the late-70s-early-80s range. Not quite Gen X, not quite Millennial. We grew up with an analog childhood and a digital adulthood (Atari and Super Mario Bros doesn’t count, I guess? Pfft). It’s […]

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Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

| August 22, 2018 | 5 Comments
Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

Green Gables Heritage Place is the setting for the beloved 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by author Lucy Maud Montgomery. It’s the story about the adventures of an 11-year-old orphan girl, Anne Shirley, living in the fictional town of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island. She was mistakenly sent to two middle-aged siblings; Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, […]

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Technology Plus Sport Equals Fun with HEXBUG #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/07

| August 2, 2018 | 120 Comments
Technology Plus Sport Equals Fun with HEXBUG #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/07

Technology Plus Sport Equals Fun with HEXBUG The world came together a few weeks ago to watch their country compete to win in the biggest soccer tournament in Russia. It was great to watch each of the teams battle it out until one team was crowned champion. My family wished we could bring the fun […]

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4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

| July 31, 2018 | 3 Comments
4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

Summer will always be an important part of the Canadian calendar because it provides ample time to spend with your family. If you haven’t gone on a fun family outing or planned anything special for the season yet, you might as well plan exciting and fun summer time in Canada!     Indeed, nothing beats […]

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Turn Guessing into Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/31

| July 26, 2018 | 24 Comments
Turn Guessing into Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/31

Turn Guessing into Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Disconnect2Connect Summer brings about a lot of things with it. One of the things that is not guaranteed is the fun. That is something we have to add to have a good time at this time of the year. Games are an amazing way to entertain yourself and […]

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Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

| July 19, 2018 | 35 Comments
Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Disconnect2Connect Summer is all about having fun, but not every moment has to be hectic. Long, lazy summer days are times to rest and relax, too, without the use of screens or devices. Creating and playing boards games are two fabulous ways to entertain a group large or small. […]

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Snuggle Up in Comfort with Montem! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/24

| July 16, 2018 | 113 Comments
Snuggle Up in Comfort with Montem! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/24

Snuggle Up in Comfort with Montem Comfort. Isn’t this what we all strive for during our down time? Whether we are indoors or out, being cozy makes these mini getaway moments enjoyable.  One item that helps my family escape is a blanket. Once underneath it, it is like no other feeling in the world. It […]

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Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/27

| June 28, 2018 | 309 Comments
Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/27

Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey The sun, the heat and the lush vegetation are all signs that summer is here in the capital! One thing Canadians love doing at this time of the year is firing up their grills to dine al fresco. Cooking on the barbecue is a really great solution […]

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25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

| June 21, 2018 | 12 Comments
25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau Summer is here! This allows for families to spend more time together to attend festivals and activities being held in Ottawa and its surrounding areas. Here is a list of 25 summer family fun events and activities in Ottawa for you and your family to attend […]

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5 Ways to Deal with your Child’s Tantrums

| June 18, 2018 | 7 Comments
5 Ways to Deal with your Child’s Tantrums

Let’s admit it. Parenting is hard. And dealing with temper tantrums can be harder. If you’re a momma who’s emotionally and physically drained thanks to your little one being a bit too difficult over possibly anything, here’s a little something to help! Keep reading to discover 5 super effective ways to deal with your child’s […]

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Explore Stories from Here and Beyond with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/13

| June 14, 2018 | 40 Comments
Explore Stories from Here and Beyond with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/13

Explore Stories from Here and Beyond with DK Canada!  Stories. They can be about anything, and can take us anywhere. Tales, no matter when and where they are from, fascinate us and have the power to connect us. My family loves learning about all sorts of stories that are rooted in different histories of our […]

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Them’s Fightin’ Words

Them’s Fightin’ Words

Them’s Fightin’ Words My boys are best buddies. They really have fun together and look out for each other. Oh, sure, they fight sometimes.  Oh, Them’s Fightin’ Words! But when they do, it’s always about something significant and worthwhile. Like this actual conversation I witnessed, on the topic of the alternate lyrics of “Happy Birthday”: […]

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Jump into Creativity with Goliath Games #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 06/22

| May 17, 2018 | 68 Comments
Jump into Creativity with Goliath Games #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 06/22

Jump into Creativity with Goliath Games Games and activities are great tools to have around a home with kids. They can help to take young ones away from a device or a screen and help them to connect with each other. They can also assist in inspiring their creativity in different methods. Goliath Games loves to […]

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Machine De Cirque – Ottawa Children’s Festival #REVIEW

| May 12, 2018 | 2 Comments
Machine De Cirque – Ottawa Children’s Festival #REVIEW

The Ottawa Children’s Festival is an event Ottawa families wait all year for and in it’s 33rd year, this year was no different; except that this year I was offered an opportunity to see a performance I may not have otherwise seen – and it was exceptional! I was asked by Ottawa Mommy Club to […]

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