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5 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

| April 17, 2018 | 5 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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Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring

| April 11, 2018 | 4 Comments
Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring

Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring Spring is almost here, and your kids are probably looking forward to getting outdoors. While there are several ways for them to play and have fun, there are also ways for them to learn. Whether you let them plant flowers or harness the power of the sun, there are […]

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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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Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist

| April 5, 2018 | 8 Comments
Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist

Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist We all know that a checklist can make it easier to get stuff done. If you have children, you may not think a lot about the chores they can do. However, children are able to do so much more than you realize. Obviously, the age of the […]

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20 Make Ahead Freezer Meals for Busy Moms

| March 30, 2018 | 16 Comments
20 Make Ahead Freezer Meals for Busy Moms

Let’s face it. Drive-thru may make our lives easier, but they can certainly make our wallets thinner. Think about how much you spend at your favourite fast food place each evening and multiple that by the number of times you eat out each week and then by 52 weeks. The numbers can be staggering. But […]

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Tips for a Mishap-Free March Break

| February 26, 2018 | 3 Comments
Tips for a Mishap-Free March Break

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   With the end of February fast approaching, it can only mean one thing: March Break is coming! Are you ready? The kiddos sure are! It’s the perfect time for a fun family getaway, […]

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3 Tips to Help You Choose a Family Vacation You Will Enjoy

| February 19, 2018 | 9 Comments
3 Tips to Help You Choose a Family Vacation You Will Enjoy

3 Tips to Help You Choose a Family Vacation You Will Enjoy How do you choose where to go for your family vacation? The location must satisfy you all, and that is no mean feat when you all have different ideas on what you want your vacation to be like – especially if it must […]

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What is the Ketogenic Diet

| February 14, 2018 | 11 Comments
What is the Ketogenic Diet

What is the Ketogenic Diet? If you’re currently researching diet plan options, you’re probably already familiar with the popular ketogenic diet or “keto” diet. Scads of celebrities and well-known public figures seemingly swear by it, just like millions of other people. Here’s a little bit about it along with some of the benefits attached.   […]

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Simple Ways to Make your Bathroom Look Bigger

| January 26, 2018 | 11 Comments
Simple Ways to Make your Bathroom Look Bigger

Simple Ways to Make your Bathroom Look Bigger Small washrooms can be frustrating to live with; especially in smaller homes or condos. A bathroom should be an oasis in many ways, so lacking enough space can be a problem. Luckily, we can implement a number of different tricks to make the space feel a lot […]

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5 Things You’re Doing Wrong When Taking Care of Your Windshield Wipers

| January 25, 2018 | 5 Comments
5 Things You’re Doing Wrong When Taking Care of Your Windshield Wipers

5 Things You’re Doing Wrong When Taking Care of Your Windshield Wipers It’s snowing like crazy outside, the truck in front of you keep splattering mud and slush ice in your windshield, it’s nighttime and you’re driving on a country road. Winter apocalypse. But wait! Your trusted windshield wipers might just save the situation! Except […]

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A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

| January 15, 2018 | 12 Comments
A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals Here we are, 2013, a brand new year. A time when we reflect on the past year and think about what we want for the year ahead. Some of you may set New Year’s resolutions while others might have given up on that a long time ago. […]

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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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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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Why Working From Home Is The Ultimate Dream

| November 23, 2017 | 24 Comments
Why Working From Home Is The Ultimate Dream

    Why Working from Home Is The Ultimate Dream   Working from home and actually doing it are two very different things. In fact, things such as fear and uncertainty often hold even the most ambitious of people back from launching an at-home business. But what if I told you that all that fear […]

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How to Host a Holiday Party on a Budget

| November 20, 2017 | 13 Comments
How to Host a Holiday Party on a Budget

  Hosting a Holiday Party on a Budget More than any other time of year, the holidays seem to bring with it a sense of wanting to make the perfect memories for our friends and family. We are looking for that perfect tree for the house, the perfect gifts for our loved ones, the perfect […]

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10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

| November 15, 2017 | 16 Comments
10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

      10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy Pregnancy can be very exciting – but for many women, it can also be stressful. Constant worrying can have an adverse effect on your health, and it can even cause behavioural issues and other problems for your baby after he or she arrives. While […]

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Holiday Planning Tips With FREE Printable Planner

| November 14, 2017 | 12 Comments
Holiday Planning Tips With FREE Printable Planner

    Holiday Planning Tips It’s hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner. Where did the year go? That being said, you still have plenty of time to plan for a festive holiday season. Here are a few (of many) tips to consider.                 Use a Holiday Planner One […]

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How to Guarantee Your Child with Special Needs Has the Perfect Camping Trip

| November 10, 2017 | 8 Comments
How to Guarantee Your Child with Special Needs Has the Perfect Camping Trip

    How to Guarantee Your Child with Special Needs Has the Perfect Camping Trip If you’re the parent of a child with special needs, the idea of a camping or RV trip might seem worlds away. Traveling with a special needs child obviously requires preparation and great attention to detail, but this is especially […]

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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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6 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem

| November 8, 2017 | 17 Comments
6 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem

    6 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem Everyone has a thyroid gland. It is a butterfly-shaped gland that is in the neck. Its main job is to produce hormones that are essential for brain activity and metabolism. While the symptoms of a thyroid problem may be vague, there are some signs that […]

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How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early

| October 30, 2017 | 15 Comments
How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early

    How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early Genetically speaking, human beings are wired to get up as the sun rises, and to go to sleep as it sets beyond the horizon. However, because of a huge advancement in technology in just the last hundred and fifty years and of our modern, hectic […]

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5 Ideas for a Successful Halloween Kids Party

| October 17, 2017 | 8 Comments
5 Ideas for a Successful Halloween Kids Party

    5 Ideas for a Successful Halloween Kids Party   Halloween is such a fun time of year, especially for kids! It can’t get any better for them than dressing up as their favourite characters and getting free candy, chocolate, and chips while roaming the streets when it’s dark outside! It’s almost unbelievable for […]

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A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life

| October 9, 2017 | 19 Comments
A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life

A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life     So, how do we care for our whole selves when, as mothers, we lead busy, other-focused lives? We start, little by little, weaving true sweetness into our days. We choose to honour all the parts of ourselves with small tokens of acknowledgment. And the beautiful thing is, […]

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