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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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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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Santa's Parade Schedule for Durham Region and the GTA (2018)

10/25/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

HO, HO, HO!! It's that time of year again. Watching your local Santa Claus Parade is a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Santa is one busy guy, he's making stops in Pickering, Oshawa,...

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Halloween Weekend Family Fun Guide

10/23/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

Get some extra mileage out of the kids' costumes this weekend before the big Trick or Treating night on Wednesday! There's lots going on in the city and beyond. Check out our Guide for some great...

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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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Family Fun at Local Fall Fairs

09/01/2018

Categories Family Fun

There's nothing quite like a country fall fair to get you in the mood for the change of seasons. Midway rides, horse shows, demolition derbys, live music, fast food and so much more. It's always so...

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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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Top 5 items for outdoor fun!

04/20/2018

Categories Family Fun

Spring is finally here! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the grass is green. It's the perfect time to encourage your children to get OUTSIDE and get active! There are so many fun...

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Reading Rocks: Kid's Books for Spring

03/20/2018

Categories Family Fun

Spring is finally here and we've got some great kids books to recommend about this very welcome season. We are always happy to review special kids books, so feel free to email us at...

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Celebrate Canadian Spring with a visit to a local Maple Syrup Festival

03/19/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

After a long winter, it's always a treat to feel the warm sunshine, hear the birds singing and go for a walk in the woods. You can do all this and more when you visit a local maple syrup farm......

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Family Day Long Weekend Guide 2018

01/25/2018

Family Day long weekend is this weekend: Saturday February 17 -Monday February 19. It is the perfect chance to spend some quality time together with your kids. There's lots of fun stuff going on in...

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Laundry Packet Injuries Continue to Surge in Children

01/23/2018

A dangerous, new craze known as the ‘Laundry Pod Challenge’ is gaining popularity among teens on social media - and doctors say it could land them in the hospital! In the latest social media...

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Breastfeeding is a learned skill

01/23/2018

Categories Health & Wellness

Breastfeeding is a learned skill, and it is a different experience for each mom and each baby. Sometimes, babies can't get to the breast as soon as we would like them to. This can be the result of...

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