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Get Organized and Save Time in the Kitchen

04/27/2012

Categories Organizing

With the change of season in the air, you probably have the itch to do some cleaning and decluttering. If you aren't sure where to begin, the kitchen is a terrific place to start. It's a space you...

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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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Online Rules for Out of Line Kids by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

04/16/2012

Categories Parenting

I've always believed in the parenting principle of finding out what your kids like the most--and then taking it away from them as a form of punishment. The thing is, kids are very transparent, or...

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Puffy Paint Earth Day Craft

04/16/2012

Categories Crafts

This simple and colorful Puffy Paint Earth craft activity is a ton of fun for preschoolers and kindergarten children to make, and just perfect for an Earth Day theme unit.

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Earth Day Canada offers activities to kick start healthier habits for Earth Day 2012

04/11/2012

Categories Health & Wellness

Simple, good-for-you actions that everyone can do for the environment

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Organizing from the Inside Out

04/11/2012

Categories Organizing

It isn't just our homes that are clogged with 'stuff'. Clutter takes hold of our minds, too! Psychological issues like fear or sentiment can prevent us from giving excess stuff the heave-ho and...

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Financial Literacy for All Learning Styles

04/02/2012

Categories Parenting

Literacy can be defined as the ability to understand all forms of communication, be it through reading, speaking, listening and viewing.

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Your Child's First Visit to the Dentist

04/02/2012

Categories Parenting

A lifelong healthy smile is much easier when you're not scared to visit the dentist! It's really important for your little ones to have a good first visit. Kids should be made to feel comfortable...

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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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Jelly Bean Easter Egg Craft

03/31/2012

Categories Crafts

This simple and colorful Easter Egg craft activity is a ton of fun for preschoolers and kindergarten children to make, and just perfect for an Easter theme unit.

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Teen Consequences

03/31/2012

Categories Parenting

Through my practice as a Life Coach, I have discovered that there are too many teenagers that are making poor choices. These teens are from 'good homes' and in fact they are good kids but they are...

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March Forth Into Spring Organizing

03/19/2012

Categories Organizing

In celebration of spring's imminent arrival, why not help to bring that wonderful fresh feeling of renewal into your home and office by clearing out some clutter with a bit of spring organizing?...

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Paper Flower Spring Craft

03/19/2012

Categories Crafts

This simple and colorful Spring Paper Flower craft activity is a ton of fun for preschoolers and kindergarten children to make, and just perfect for a Spring theme unit.

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Snips & Snails? Or Sugar & Spice? by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

02/29/2012

Categories Parenting

Snips and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails. That?s what Little Boys are made of. What sick freak thought that up? And really? Little Girls are made up of Sugar and Spice and EVERYTHING nice? Really?

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Four Leaf Clover Marble Painting Craft: St. Patrick's Day Craft For Kids.

02/29/2012

Categories Home Crafts

This simple and festive Four Leaf Clover Marble Painting craft activity is a ton of messy fun for preschoolers and kindergarten children to make, and just perfect for a St. Patrick's Day theme unit.

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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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Bittersweet Storage

02/21/2012

Categories Organizing

Attics, basements, that off-site storage locker you've been paying for for the last five years, are often called 'bittersweet' places. That's why we spend years talking about how we should go up...

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Report Cards Stressful Time for Families

02/15/2012

Categories Parenting

The first report card of the school year is almost here. It's an important milestone in the school year, but the waiting and the wondering can be very stressful for families. After all, the report...

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Apple Rainbow Snack Recipe

02/15/2012

Categories Crafts

This Apple Rainbow snack is a really simple recipe and a ton of fun for kids to make.

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