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Private School Expo Helps Ottawa Families Make the Right School Choice

| September 22, 2017 | 6 Comments
Private School Expo Helps Ottawa Families Make the Right School Choice

      The school your child attends has a profound impact on his or her success. The right school just as the wrong one, can make a lasting impact, which is why so many Ottawa area families are beginning to research private schools as an option.    For nearly 20 years Our Kids has been […]

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Conair’s Dorm Room Essentials Review and Giveaway! #Conair CAN 10/06

| September 7, 2017 | 94 Comments
Conair’s Dorm Room Essentials Review and Giveaway! #Conair CAN 10/06

  Is it your first time living away from home to start University or College this Fall? Or are you one of many students returning back to their dorm room? Look no further, because Conair has all the essentials you need to make your small living space feel like home this back-to-school season! They offer […]

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The Essential University Care Package Your Kids Want #Giveaway #ChurchAndDwight ~ CAN 09/22

| August 26, 2017 | 74 Comments
The Essential University Care Package Your Kids Want #Giveaway #ChurchAndDwight ~ CAN 09/22

      The Essential University Care Package Your Kids Want Fortunately, unlike a great majority of todays’ University or College students, I had the luxury of being able to stay at home and commute to campus to save money (and finish debt free)! Staying at home did come with its few perks… All right, […]

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Considering Private School? Private School Expo in Ottawa Best Place to Start

| October 8, 2015 | 4 Comments
Considering Private School? Private School Expo in Ottawa Best Place to Start

  Any parent who has gone through the process of searching for a private school knows what an overwhelming experience this can initially be. But the Ottawa Private School Expo, hosted by Our Kids (www.ourkids.net), simplifies the approach.  It offers parents as well as prospective students the opportunity to meet one-on-one with many local private schools, […]

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Fun and Easy Listening with Kinivo – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

| September 3, 2015 | 95 Comments
Fun and Easy Listening with Kinivo – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

No matter what we do in our lives, we are all looking for more convenient ways of doing things. In our home, we LOVE listening to music. While working at our desks, cooking dinner or getting around town without a car, music is a huge part of passing the time whether we are together or […]

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Already Time for Back to Campus #StudentLife with a Contest and a Twitter Party!

| August 17, 2015 | 3 Comments
Already Time for Back to Campus #StudentLife with a Contest and a Twitter Party!

Only a few more weeks and it’s back to school already! It certainly can be nerve-racking for first time students, whether if be entering Kindergarten, Junior High, High School, or College and University. I still remember my first year entering College in Business Administration back in 1986. That summer, I decided to get my own apartment […]

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What Does Conflict Over School Dress Codes Teach?

| September 15, 2014 | 14 Comments
What Does Conflict Over School Dress Codes Teach?

What is one of the most debated school related topics under the microscope right now? Grabbing major headlines across North America and overloading the parental plate? The dreaded school dress code. One of the most recent cases to grab international headlines is unfolding at Oakleaf High School in Florida’s Clay County School District. It’s Superintendent […]

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Teaching Your Children To Stand Up For Themselves

| June 27, 2013 | 3 Comments
Teaching Your Children To Stand Up For Themselves

One of my biggest challenges as a single Mother since 2002 has been teaching my two daughters to be strong, confident and proud of themselves. I feel I have been encouraging, supportive, and positive and yet both my 10 year old Grace and 14 year old Sydney have experienced poor self esteem. I believe we […]

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