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Summer Camp Guide: SPORTS edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous SPORTS camps from across Durham Region and the GTA!

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Summer Camp Guide: ARTS and SCIENCE edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous ARTS & SCIENCE camps from across Durham Region and the GTA!

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Summer Camp Guide: Overnight and General Day Camps edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous Overnight and General Day Camps from across Durham Region and the...

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Local Splash Pads and Water Parks

06/11/2018

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 our favourite places where you can take...

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Canada Day Guide for local fireworks & festivities 2018

06/10/2018

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It won't be long til school is out and summer is almost here! There's no better way to start the summer than by enjoying our great country! Get out on Sunday July 1st and celebrate Canada's 151st...

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Top 5 Reasons why all MOMS need a Weekend Getaway

06/08/2018

Categories Parenting Home

Being a MOM is the best and hardest job ever! We do everything for our kids and would do anything for our families. We thrive on raising our amazing little people and love all the sweet parenting...

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Canada Day Scavenger Hunt

06/06/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

Everyone loves a good scavenger hunt! Here's a great one to help celebrate Canada's Birthday. Depending on the age of the kids, you can either hide these items around the house and backyard for the...

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Benefits of Spring Decluttering

05/01/2018

Categories Home Organizing

Spring is here, and that means longer days, wearing colours other than black, fresh flowers, sun, and of course, spring cleaning. Cutting clutter is one of the small annoyances that comes with the...

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Summer Camp Guide for Durham and the GTA

04/17/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

Need help planning your kid's summer activities? Here's our 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous summer camps from across Durham Region, Toronto and the GTA! Whatever your child's interest (from...

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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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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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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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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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Fall Registration Guide 2017

07/23/2017

Categories Family Guides Home

Are you looking for a new activity for your kids to try? Be sure to check out our Fall Registration Guide. From music to gymnastics to tutoring to skating and more, we've got some great local...

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French Books Your Child Will Want To Read!

06/01/2017

Categories Parenting Family Guides Home

Camp Tournesol surveyed more than 2000 French immersion families and asked only one question: What is your #1 challenge in supporting your child in their French language journey? The vast...

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