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Summer Camp Guide for Durham and the GTA

04/30/2019

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

Need help planning your kid's summer activities? Here's our 2019 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous summer camps from across Durham Region, Toronto and the GTA! Whatever your child's interest (from...

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Easter Weekend Guide to local family fun

04/14/2019

Categories Family Fun Home

Easter Weekend is here! Whether you want to head out to a traditional Easter Egg Hunt somewhere local or attend an Easter Parade, we've got the lowdown on all your options. Read on to find some...

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5 Simple Things Families Can Do For Earth Day (and every day!)

04/01/2019

Categories Parenting Family Fun Home Organizing

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection and to highlight the importance and conseqeunces of our actions....

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Birthday Party Planning Guide

03/31/2019

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

Birthday Parties are always lots of fun, leaving everyone with great memories, but they're hard work to plan!! We've got some great ideas here to help you plan your little one's special day,...

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Canada’s Food Guide: Let’s break it down

02/26/2019

Categories Family Guides Home

By now you may have read a little or a lot about the new Canada’s Food Guide. The most noticeable changes are the removal of the antiquated “4 Food Groups” and more emphasis on healthy eating...

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March Break Family Fun Guide for Durham Region and Toronto area (2019)

02/13/2019

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

March Break is coming up soon and we've got it covered across Durham Region and the Toronto area (GTA)! We have the scoop on local shows, special events, indoor fun and outdoor activities here in...

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March Break Camp Guide for Durham Region and Toronto area kids

02/07/2019

Categories Family Guides Home

March Break is coming up soon and if you need camp ideas for your kids, look no further. We've got the scoop on a variety of local day camps from sports to theatre to art and much more.

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Family Day Long Weekend Guide to local fun 2019

01/24/2019

Categories Family Fun Home

Family Day long weekend is coming up soon: Saturday February 16 -Monday February 18. It is the perfect chance to spend some quality time together with your kids. There's lots of fun stuff going on...

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Simple Steps to Get You Organized for the New Year

01/05/2019

Categories Organizing

With the New Year upon us, let's get back to basics. Getting organized is more than just a way to manage your stuff. Being organized impacts your entire life - your mood, your productivity, even...

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Tobogganing around Durham Region

12/30/2018

Categories Family Fun

Here are Durham Region's parent picks for tobogganing hot spots from Ajax, to Oshawa to Whitby and beyond. Take the kids outside, enjoy the snow and have some fun together!

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Special holiday light displays in Durham Region and beyond!

12/13/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

Driving around neighbourhoods admiring the Christmas lights is a popular holiday tradition for many families. We've got a great list here of some local house/street displays in Oshawa, Port Hope,...

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Holiday Family Fun Guide 2018

11/20/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

We're excited to launch our NEW Holiday Family Fun Guide this year! It's chockful of fabulous ideas for family fun this holiday season: local attractions, creative fun, family theatre, outdoor...

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'Tis the Season for shopping--with our Holiday Gift Guide (2018)

11/15/2018

Categories Home

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 unique products, local holiday shows and attractions...

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Mom and Baby Guide 2018

09/30/2018

Categories Parenting Family Guides Home

We are happy to present our 3rd annual Mom & Baby Guide. It's a whole new world when you have a baby, so we wanted to help a bit with the transition. We would like to share with you some fabulous...

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Reading Rocks -October/Fall edition

09/13/2018

Categories Family Fun

This month there were lots of great choices about the FALL season: pumpkins, Thanksgiving and apples! We would love to hear from you with some of your favourite stories. Feel free to email us at...

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Fall Registration Guide 2018

08/17/2018

Categories Family Guides Home

Are your kids looking to try something new? Check out our Fall Registration Guide for lots of activity ideas. From music to gymnastics to tutoring to skating and more, we've got some great local...

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Why all MOMS need a Weekend Getaway!

06/08/2018

Categories Parenting Home

Being a MOM is the best and hardest job ever! We do everything for our kids and would do anything for our families. We thrive on raising our amazing little people and love all the sweet parenting...

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Canada Day Scavenger Hunt

06/06/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

Everyone loves a good scavenger hunt! Here's a great one to help celebrate Canada's Birthday. Depending on the age of the kids, you can either hide these items around the house and backyard for the...

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Benefits of Spring Decluttering

05/01/2018

Categories Home Organizing

Spring is here, and that means longer days, wearing colours other than black, fresh flowers, sun, and of course, spring cleaning. Cutting clutter is one of the small annoyances that comes with the...

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Summer Camp - A Sound Investment in Youth By: Mari-Beth Crysler (Director, Camp Wabikon)

04/30/2018

Categories Family Fun

Having spent over 35 summers at camp, as a camper, counsellor and director, I was pleased to read the findings of a recent study called The Canadian Summer Camp Research Project

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