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Navigating Holiday Travel Plans with Kids

11/23/2012

Categories Parenting

"...are we there yet?" Like any right of passage, you know you're a family on the move the second those words have been uttered, and uttered, and--screeched! Those four dreaded words can be the...

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'Tis the Season for shopping--with our Holiday Gift Guide 2012

11/13/2012

Categories Family Guides

If you're looking for some great gift ideas for the kids (and adults) on your list, check out our Holiday Shopping Guide showcasing some popular Canadian products, local holiday shows, great gift...

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Personal Reflections for Remembrance Day by Envirodad Eric Novak

11/02/2012

Categories Parenting

This Remembrance Day, what will you remember? For me, my memories are plentiful and they are strong.

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MASTERMIND TOYS 2012 HOLIDAY HITS LIST

11/01/2012

Categories Family Guides

If you're looking for ideas on the hottest new toys this year, be sure to check out Mastermind Toy's holiday picks.

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Busting Organizing Myths

11/01/2012

Categories Organizing

Ever wonder if your beliefs about organizing are keeping you stuck and getting in your way of a more organized life? We've focused on a few of the most common beliefs that we hear on a regular...

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Show me the money, Mommy

11/01/2012

Categories Parenting

Two of my kids have Post It notes stuck to the fridge which read "Money Mom Owes Me." The irony of this is not lost when I've known that the average cost of raising a child in Canada is...

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Halloween Game

10/15/2012

Categories Family Fun Crafts

This bewitching game is sure to be a hit with preschoolers and kindergarten children. It's an easy game to set up and a ton of fun to play. So, what are you waiting for? Let's play!

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Gratitude can't be imposed by Sara Dimerman

10/13/2012

Categories Parenting

Even though Thanksgiving Day is behind us, we can still reflect on what it means to be grateful. Thanks + giving = Thanksgiving. Time to reflect on what you've been given and to give thanks back....

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Private Schools and Academics

10/13/2012

Categories Parenting

Do private schools only focus on academics? This is certainly a perception some people have. Just because your child isn't an A-plus student, it doesn't mean he or she isn't cut out for private...

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Funny Mommy by Kathy Buckworth

10/02/2012

Categories Parenting

"You look good!" "For someone who's had four kids." "Especially since one of those kids is 21." Okay stop. In fact, stop two sentences ago. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that...

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Make Your Bed by Sara Dimerman

10/02/2012

Categories Parenting

You wonder why something that requires as little physical effort as lifting, shaking and smoothing out a duvet cover would warrant as much nagging effort on your part every morning.

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What Does Your Stuff Reveal About You?

10/02/2012

Categories Organizing

What types of items are you most attracted and attached to? You keep buying these things, or hanging on to these things, even though you already have so many. And you just can't bring yourself to...

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Pumpkinland at Whittamore's Farm

09/26/2012

Categories Family Fun

Fall is a fantastic time to get out and enjoy the outdoors with your kids. We love visiting local farms and enjoying the bounty of produce at this time of year. Whittamore's Farm in Markham is one...

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THIS THANKSGIVING, THE MAPLE LEAF MONSTER JAM TOUR HOSTS LARGEST MONSTER JAM FOOD DRIVE TO CRUSH HUNGER

09/25/2012

Categories Family Fun

Northern Nightmare Driver Cam McQueen Fuels the Drive, Greets Fans in Toronto & Hamilton

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That's Historically Funny by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

09/05/2012

Categories Parenting

"Learning doesn't take a vacation." Okay, like most annoying moms, I said it, and this summer, I tried to live it. During a family vacation to London, England, I attempted to make our visit a...

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Prepare for Life

09/05/2012

Categories Parenting

Did you know that injuries are the leading cause of death for those aged 1 to 44 years old? And were you aware that drowning is the leading cause of death in children aged 1 to 4? Nonetheless, only...

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Losing Weight After Baby

09/05/2012

Categories Health & Wellness

Losing weight after baby can often feel like a daunting task. It's easy to become discouraged by the lack of movement on the scale or to feel unmotivated to develop a healthy and effective plan for...

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Tame Your Email Clutter

09/05/2012

Categories Organizing

As with any other organizing project, taming your email in-box involves two distinct phases-the project phase and the maintenance, or habits phase. During the project phase your goal is to...

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Why Piano Lessons Are Important

09/04/2012

Categories Parenting

Watching television and playing computer games affect how a child learns and how a child thinks. When we watch television, our brains undergo a similar process to being hypnotized -- observe a...

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Create a Lunch-Making Mini-Zone

08/21/2012

Categories Organizing

With back to school just around the corner, it's time to look for ways to simplify the morning rush. One task that will be returning to many of our client's morning to-do list is packing school...

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