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Fall Registration Guide 2021 for Durham Region Kids

08/27/2021

Categories Family Guides Home

Looking for something new for your kids to try this fall? Check out our Fall Registration Guide for lots of activity ideas. From music, dance, tutoring and more, we've got some great local places...

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Summer Camp/Program Guide for Durham and the GTA 2021

05/15/2021

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While there is uncertainty about how things will be this summer due to COVID-restrictions there are still some great Summer Camps as well as Online Programs available to help keep your kids...

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Reduce Learning Stress This Year

04/08/2021

Whether it’s learning online from home or wearing a mask in class, all students are adjusting to a new normal this year. As the uncertainty continues into the last few months of this school year,...

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Spring Break Events Guide for Durham Region and the GTA

03/21/2021

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Like everything else recently, Spring Break is a bit different this year. Don't worry, there's still some cool stuff for the kids to do, whether it's a virtual camp or a drive through activity,...

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Local educator says teaching three-year-olds to read is key to success in school

03/04/2021

Local learning experts at Oxford Learning Centre say teaching your three-year-old to read may hold the key to preparing him or her for a successful lifetime of learning at school.  

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Say Goodbye to resolutions. Take the pressure off and focus on you!

01/01/2021

Categories Home Health & Wellness

I gave up resolutions years ago… so instead of talking about resolutions, I invite you to step into 2021 with me, taking things one day at a time. Take the pressure off and tune in to your inner...

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Santa's Parade Guide for Durham Region and the GTA (2020)

10/31/2020

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 and even though things are running quite a bit differently this year,...

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Family-friendly Halloween Movies

10/21/2020

Categories Family Fun Home

Halloween this year is going to be very different, with all the COVID restrictions and health concerns. One fun thing you can do is have a spooky Halloween family movie night! Here's our list of...

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4 Fun Fall Hikes in Durham Region

09/30/2020

Hiking with your kids is a great way to be active together and get everyone outside. It's more important than ever now, with COVID looming over us all, to find a fun activity that you can enjoy as...

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Local Splash Pads and Outdoor Pools

07/23/2020

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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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101 Summer Activities for Kids

07/14/2020

Categories Family Fun

We've got an awesome list of fun activities to keep the kids happy and busy this summer. Printout the chart and keep it on your fridge so the kids can help choose what they would like to do every...

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Family SUMMER FUN Guide 2020

07/09/2020

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

There may not be as many FUN things to do with your kids this summer due to the COVID restrictions, but there are still some great options you can check out. Whether it's a day trip to the zoo or...

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NEW Scenic Safari at The Toronto Zoo: Take a Drive on the Wild Side!

05/22/2020

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With all the precautions surrounding COVID-19 and the restrictions about public outings, the Toronto Zoo has come up with the ingenious idea of turning the Zoo into a drive-through safari...

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Top 5 items for outdoor fun!

04/14/2020

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, especially since we're all...

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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

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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

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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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