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

11/02/2017

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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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25 Christmas Reading Picks

11/27/2016

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Here is wonderful list of reading picks for the twenty-five days in December with a great idea how to make it feel even more like the holidays...I gift wrap each book and the kids take turns...

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Fun Family Board Games for a Gloomy Day!

01/01/2016

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Snowy and rainy 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 to...

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Holiday Shopping Guide

11/22/2010

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'Tis the Season for Shopping! If you're looking for some great gift ideas for everyone on your list, check out our shopping guide showcasing some popular Canadian online stores.

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Lighten Up This Summer - Easy Recipes for Mom & Dad to Enjoy while Entertaining

07/26/2010

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Last month I gave you a few ideas on how to keep your summer entertaining easy with quick and tasty recipes that will have you cooking less and enjoying summer more.

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Incredible Dad Reviews Teddy's Restaurant

07/04/2010

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It's time to write a review on a restaurant we go to often, a food landmark in Oshawa, Teddy's Restaurant and Deli. As cozy and comfortable as a trip to Grandma's house (with the same huge portions...

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Little Dreamers, Big Bed

07/04/2010

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Uh Oh. Is it time for a big kid bed? Insert profanity here. This next milestone in your toddler's life can be a daunting one for parents. It means new expenses and potentially, a disruption...

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For Parents Only: Great Easy (Grown-Up) Recipes for Entertaining this Summer

07/04/2010

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Get your summer entertaining off to a fast and fresh start with these quick and easy nibbles that you can throw together in a snap. I?ve kept the cooking to a minimum so you don?t heat up the...

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One Mom Reviews the Lennah Nursing Necklace

06/01/2010

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The Lennah nursing/bottle feeding necklace is a gorgeous piece of jewelry, which has been designed to safely keep little fingers busy during feeding. These necklaces are made from acrylic beads...

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Get your Barbecue Ready for Action and then try this Easy Lemon Chicken Recipe to get you started! By Nadine Hughes

05/31/2010

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As the song goes, It's summer time and the living is easy. So too, should your cooking be. Unless you are like me who shovels a path through the snow to get to their barbecue, it might have been...

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Make your next party a green party with these tips: Part 2

05/01/2010

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Here are some ideas from Green Planet Parties to lesson your environmental footprint when hosting a party or event with friends. Have fun hosting a fun, green, successful, eco party of your own!

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Make your next party a green party with these tips: Part 1

04/06/2010

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Here are some ideas from Green Planet Parties to lesson your environmental footprint when hosting a party or event with friends. Have fun hosting a fun, green, successful, eco party of your own!

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Loving candles again with Scentsy

04/03/2010

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I've always loved candles...I like the way they make a room feel, I like the way they smell, I like the way they automatically slow things down and help relax people.

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April Showers Brings?.Asparagus by Nadine Huges

04/03/2010

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April showers may bring May flowers but they also bring a bounty of new seasonal crops that I can't wait to incorporate into my family's mealtime. It's about this time of year that I am tired of...

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EatRight Ontario Launches My Menu Planner!

04/03/2010

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Dietitians of Canada have created an interactive menu planning tool to help you plan and make easy meals.

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

01/31/2010

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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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White Pantsuits Optional... What to wear when traveling with a baby or young child...

01/03/2010

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There are a couple of travel stories about me as a toddler that are often repeated in my family. One is how when we were in Scotland, I dumped a chicken dinner on my mom?s lap when she was wearing...

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Stress-Free Tips for Holiday Entertaining- From the Groove Mamma Nadine Hughes

11/30/2009

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With the holiday season around the corner, Nadine Hughes- hostess, caterer, cook and entertainer extraordinaire- suggests you take stress out of party planning and live it up by following her tips....

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Getting your Kids in the Kitchen Recipe Challenge from Eat Right Ontario

11/30/2009

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When seven out of 10 children do not meet the minimum recommendation of five servings of vegetables and fruit each day, it’s time to get kids in the kitchen.

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Wrap your Baby up in the best with Wee Rascals

11/30/2009

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Wee Rascals makes the biggest and softest receiving blankets around and they are right here in Whitby.

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