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I'm Bored! (during the summer holidays)

08/05/2012

Categories Parenting Family Fun

By this time of year, even parents are looking forward to a break from school - getting up early to make lunches, driving to and from extra curricular activities and dealing with homework hassles....

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Mastermind Toys Summer Hits List

07/06/2012

Categories Family Fun

Spending Summer in the city or the country? Mastermind Toys has you covered! Super Scooters, Meat-Eating Plants, Hair Chox, Night Vision Goggles & Light-Up Pool Noodles Tops Mastermind Toys Summer...

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Canada Day Guide for local families

06/27/2012

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

School's out, summer's here and we love our country! Get out this weekend and celebrate Canada! We've got a list of all the fabulous events in Durham Region, Toronto and beyond. Wishing you and...

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Summer Family Fun at Blue Mountain Resort

06/24/2012

Categories Family Fun

When you hear "Blue Mountain", you most likely will think of skiing and snowboarding, hot chocolate and apres ski parties, so I was overwhelmingly suprised to find just how much activity and...

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Summer Fun Guide

06/17/2012

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

There are so many fabulous things to do with the kids for summer. We're showcasing a few of our favourites, from local farms to big city attractions and much much more. So get out and enjoy all...

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Tips for getting families outside all year around

06/06/2012

Categories Parenting Family Fun

There are a lot of things parents can do to get their kids outside, regardless if you live in Toronto or in Orlando. Here are my tips for getting families outside all year around.

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Is it Daycare or Day Camp?

05/08/2012

Categories Family Fun

There are many facilities that run day camps in the summer. It is important to do your research to find a program that fits best with your family's needs. You may find that some camps are simply...

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National Youth Week in Durham

04/30/2012

Categories Family Fun

National Youth Week is May 1 - 7 every year, that is dedicated to the celebration of youth and their active participation in their community.

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Great Wolf Lodge Goes Green by Enviro Dad Eric Novak

04/25/2012

Categories Family Fun

If you are playing the Word Association Game, and somebody calls out 'Great Wolf Lodge' there are a number of typical responses you are likely to hear. Family resort, water park and big are some of...

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Great Snack Ideas by Red Prince Apple

04/25/2012

Categories Family Fun Crafts

Do you struggle with trying to change your child?s eating habits or with reinforcing healthy ones? Here are some healthy snack ideas from Red Prince Apple.

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Celebrating Maple Syrup & Worrying About Its Future

04/02/2012

Categories Family Fun

An annual tradition in the Novak family household is to visit the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival that takes place at Bruce's Mill Conservation Area located in Stouffville, Ontario.

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Celebrate 'Read an eBook Month' this March with your Clarington Public Library!

02/28/2012

Categories Family Fun

The Government of Canada has designated March as 'Read an eBook Month' in Canada.

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A Smart Auto-Motive by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

01/30/2012

Categories Family Fun

I attended the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit recently, and was pretty impressed with the range of eco-friendly cars that were being unveiled -- from the tiny 'smart' cars...

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Reading Rocks -- Favourite Kid's Books

01/19/2012

Categories Family Fun

January is the perfect month to encourage your children to read since it's Family Literacy Day on January 27.

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Journey to Learning Passport

01/02/2012

Categories Family Fun

All Canadians are invited to take a learning journey with us for Family Literacy Day 2012. Learning happens everywhere, and it's easy to make learning part of your daily life

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Marshmallow Painting Christmas Tree Craft

12/21/2011

Categories Family Fun Crafts

This bright and colourful Christmas craft activity is a ton of fun for young children to make and just perfect for a Christmas-theme unit!

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Which is More Eco-Friendly--Real Trees vs Artificial Trees? by Enviro-Dad Eric Novak

12/13/2011

Categories Family Fun

Now that we have entered December, many families will be putting up Christmas trees in the next week or two as part of their Christmas celebrations. With a variety of both real trees and...

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Christmas Fun!

11/30/2011

Categories Family Fun

We've put together a list of some of our favourite websites that we enjoy visiting as a family during the holidays. There are lots of amazing crafts, games, recipes, and fun ideas that kids of all...

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Alphabet Letters Sudoku: Sudoku for kids!

11/21/2011

Categories Family Fun Crafts

It's Upper Case Alphabet Letters Sudoku for kids! This printable puzzle games is great for recognition of Upper Case Alphabet letters A through D. So, what are you waiting for? Grab a pencil and...

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Fall Fun at Canada's Wonderland

10/30/2011

Categories Family Fun

If you've never visited Canada's Wonderland in the Fall you're missing out. Within 30 minutes of arrival we had parked, waltzed through the front gate, stopped at the washrooms and hit two rides....

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