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Positive ways to help kids cope with the stress of COVID-19

03/23/2020

Categories Family Guides Home Health & Wellness

We are all trying to navigate how to best manage the new order of our lives since COVID-19 has emerged. It can be particularly challenging if you have kids. Here are a few positive coping...

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25 Fun Ideas for Stay at Home Activities

03/18/2020

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

Since schools are closed due to COVID-19, parents everywhere are scrambling to find stuff to do with their kids. We've made up a chart of 25 great ideas on a variety of things you can all do...

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How to prepare your home and family for a new puppy

02/29/2020

Categories Family Guides Home

Are you thinking about welcoming a puppy into your home this spring? Getting a puppy, especially for the first time, is an exciting experience and one that can be super rewarding when done right.

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March Break Family Fun Guide for Durham Region and Toronto area (2020)

02/22/2020

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

02/08/2020

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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Happy Kids = Happy Renovation! Experts share how to tackle a renovation with kids

02/01/2020

Categories Family Guides Home

Home renovations are a big undertaking at the best of times, now add kids to the mix and the stressors easily multiply. All that noise and dust can make for troubled tempers and interrupted...

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Family Day Long Weekend Guide for Durham Region and the GTA 2020

01/18/2020

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

Family Day long weekend is coming up soon: Saturday February 15 -Monday February 17, 2020. It is the perfect chance to spend some quality time together with your kids. There's lots of fun stuff...

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Tobogganing around Durham Region

12/30/2019

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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25 Christmas Reading Picks

11/27/2019

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks

Here is wonderful list of reading picks for the twenty-five days in December with a great idea how to make it feel even more like the holidays...we gift wrap each book and the kids take turns...

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Holiday Family Fun Guide 2019

11/18/2019

Categories Family Guides Home

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

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'Tis the Season for shopping--with our Holiday Gift Guide 2019

11/12/2019

Categories Family Guides 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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Local Public Skating and Swimming Schedules

11/04/2019

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

Keeping your kids active is an important part of family life and it can be challenging to come up with ideas. To help make your planning easier, we've compiled a list of links for all the local...

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Santa's Parade Schedule for Durham Region and the GTA (2019)

10/25/2019

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 Family Fun Guide 2019

10/06/2019

Categories Family Fun Home

Whether you're looking for something fun and cute, or spooky and scary, there are lots of great Halloween family events going on in the city and beyond this October! Check out our Halloween Family...

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Mom and Baby Guide 2019

09/30/2019

Categories Parenting Family Guides Home

We are happy to present our 4th 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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Family Fun at Local Fall Fairs

08/23/2019

Categories Family Fun Home

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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Reading Rocks: Back to School edition

08/22/2019

Categories Parenting Home

Summer is almost over and it's time to start thinking about Back to School. For children who are starting school for the first time this year, or for kids who are anxious about returning to school,...

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Fall Registration Guide 2019

07/30/2019

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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Local Splash Pads and Water Parks

07/01/2019

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

One of the best ways to keep the kids cool (and active) this summer, is to hit one of the many fabulous local splash pads. We've compiled a list of some of great places in Durham Region and the GTA...

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Durham Region Daycare & Montessori Guide

07/01/2019

Categories Parenting Home

Welcome to our first annual Durham Region Daycare & Montessori Guide. We know how hard it can be to find the right daycare provider, nanny, preschool or Montessori School for your children, so...

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