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Strawberry Fields & Families

07/05/2011

Categories Family Fun

After recently getting into an online debate about the merits of buying local produce and whether or not governments have an obligation to follow suit, I began to realize that in the midst of this...

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Popsicles

06/27/2011

Categories Family Fun

The summer heat calls for a cool treat and popsicles fit the bill. As I always say, why buy them if you can make them. They are super easy to make and you avoid the added sugar and food colouring...

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Summer Camp & Activity Guide for Durham and GTA families

05/03/2011

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

Are you trying to make summer plans for your kids? We've got Summer Camps and Activities across Durham Region and the GTA covered!

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Spring... your way! By Nadine Hughes

05/01/2011

Categories Family Fun

Spring means getting outdoors more with your children; or sending them outside to play while you enjoy the peace and quiet inside. Whatever your preference, you don't want meal preparation to...

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Simply Extraordinary: Choosing the Right Summer Camp

04/26/2011

Categories Family Fun

The time to make summer plans is quickly approaching and many experts, families and former campers see camps and their lifelong benefits as an excellent way for children to make the most of their...

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Junior Gardening

04/15/2011

Categories Family Fun

We will dig a brand new plot in early spring, just a tiny one, for my little man. I am a firm believer in the fact that we need a connection to our food. It seems today many young people and even...

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Angelina Ballerina: the Musical

02/24/2011

Categories Family Fun

Angelina Ballerina: the Musical is a fabulous opportunity for parents to introduce their children to the wonderful world of theatre. The show only runs about an hour long (so no need for an...

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A Family That Skis Together, Stays Together

01/30/2011

Categories Family Fun

It's been over 10 years since my husband and I last skied as we've been busy having children who are now 8, 6 and 3 years old. Finally our youngest is ready to be put on skis.

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Spread a Little Chocolate Love By Nadine Hughes

01/29/2011

Categories Family Fun

They do say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach and it seems this old adage holds true for even the youngest of men. My little man who is 5 years old proclaimed, "Mommy you must...

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Get Kids in the Kitchen! 2010 EatRight Ontario Kids Recipe Challenge

11/01/2010

Categories Family Fun

Do you have a child who likes to cook or help with food preparation? Here's a great opportunity to help your young chef get excited about being creative in the kitchen. We know that when kids...

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Turkey Goes With What? - A Crash Course In Wine By Nadine Hughes

09/29/2010

Categories Family Fun

Many of you this month will host a special dinner for family and friends and give thanks for all that you have. And one of those things that you can give thanks for is my crash course in wine!

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Durham Region Summer Park Fun Guide

05/31/2010

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

One of our favourite summer activities is park hopping. We pack a picnic, and our bathing suits and head off to a different park each week across Durham. We're especially fond of those water pads!

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Durham Region Kids Summer Camp and Activity Guide

05/12/2010

Categories Family Fun

There is so much to explore in Whitby, Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax, Uxbridge, Scugog, Brock and Clarington over the summer. We've got some great suggestions for camps, activities, indoor and...

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Should we bring the car seat?

05/01/2010

Categories Family Fun

It's a top question asked by traveling parents.

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Reconnecting our children to nature

05/01/2010

Categories Family Fun

We evolved in nature - if we become disconnected from the natural world we lose something magical, something so precious. We lose part of what it means to be human.

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Hit Television Show is Getting Kids Fit

02/28/2010

Categories Family Fun

Roll Play reaches beyond the television set to inspire a new generation of movers.

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The First Trip is the Toughest by Corinne McDermott

02/03/2010

Categories Family Fun

It?s been almost three years since I started Have Baby Will Travel, and in all this time I?ve been a total cheerleader for family travel.

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Pinkalicious the Musical - Don't Miss Out on the Fun!

01/31/2010

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks

My daughter's favourite colour is pink which is typical of most girls her age. She loves the book Pinkalicious by sisters Elizabeth & Victoria Kann, so when we heard there was an Off-Broadway...

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Playing Wildlife Detective

01/31/2010

Categories Family Fun

Get your kids outside and on an adventure finding animal tracks in the snow.

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Run the Baby Weight Off

10/31/2009

Categories Family Fun

Doesn't matter where you are in Durham Region, you see moms with and without strollers running to stay healthy. Fitness trainer Dara Duff-Bergeron provides us with the basics for getting started in...

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