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Summer Camp Guide for Durham and the GTA

04/17/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

Want to get a head start on planning your kid's summer activities? Here's our 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous camps from across Durham Region, Toronto and the GTA! Whatever your child's...

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Birthday Party Planning Guide

03/29/2018

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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Easter Weekend Guide to local family fun

03/29/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

Easter Weekend is upon us! 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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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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March Break Camp Guide for Durham Region and Toronto area kids

02/22/2018

Categories Family Guides Home

March Break is almost here 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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March Break Family Fun Guide for Durham Region and Toronto area (2018)

02/15/2018

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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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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Fun Family Board Games for a Wintery Day!

01/01/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks

Snowy and super cold days can sometimes keep the kids inside and anxious for something fun to do. Pull out a board game and gather the whole family around the table. There are so many great games...

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Tobogganing around Durham Region

12/30/2017

Categories Family Fun

Here are Durham Region's parent picks for tobogganing hot spots from Ajax, to Oshawa to Whitby and beyond. If you have a hot spot to suggest that's not listed, please let email us at...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

11/14/2017

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 unique products, local holiday shows and attractions, great...

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A Reader Is Born: 10 Tips for Building Baby’s First Library by Kerry Ramsay

11/02/2017

Categories Parent Picks Home

Reading out loud to a newborn can be a great family bonding experience. Snuggled together on the couch or in a cozy armchair, the simple sound of mom or dad’s voice can be a calming sensation for...

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15 Doctor Recommended “To Do’s” to Fight the Flu

11/02/2017

As we head into flu season there are many things we can do to “flu proof” ourselves. Regardless of whether you choose to get a flu vaccine or not, there are things we can do to heighten our chances...

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Santa's Parade Schedule for Durham Region and the GTA (2017)

10/29/2017

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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Traditional Pumpkin Carving Techniques By Colleen Dorsey

09/27/2017

Categories Family Fun Home Crafts

Here they are, the very essentials of pumpkin carving! By following these steps that you probably had down pat when you were a kid, you can get carving with any traditional pumpkin carving pattern....

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Apple picking fun at Watson Farms

09/24/2017

Categories Family Fun

Fall is upon us and there are lots of great ways to get out and enjoy the season. We took our kids apple picking and had a fabulous morning.

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Reading Rocks -October/Fall edition

09/13/2017

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

09/01/2017

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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Is Your House Ready for Back-to-School?

08/29/2017

Categories Parenting Home Organizing

As the summer comes to an end, the fall brings with it a season of packed lunches, rushed mornings and a house in disarray. It's that time of year again, when the kids head back to school. Keeping...

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