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Teaching Children How to Budget Monetary Gifts at Christmas

12/26/2011

Categories Parenting Family Guides

When relatives want to know what they can get for kids this Christmas, it can be a difficult question for parents to answer.

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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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The Kids Are Sick...Now What?

12/14/2011

Categories Family Guides Health & Wellness

It never fails; I always get an email or four from clients whose children have fallen ill over the holidays. Being sick over the holidays is not fun for anyone, but if your plans are derailed with...

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Gift-Wrapping Made Easy

12/13/2011

Categories Organizing

Santa may have a whole workshop, and 364 days to prepare, but you don't! While few of us have the luxury of a gift-wrapping room year round, finding the space, however primitive, during the holiday...

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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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Avoiding Unwanted Holiday Visitors

11/29/2011

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

Head lice have three peak seasons, the holiday season being one of them. With many people traveling, children going into other care settings or just enjoying time with family and friends, head...

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How to SIMPLIFY the Holidays

11/29/2011

Categories Organizing

For many of us, this week signals the true start of the holiday season, where we move from planning to doing. As you enter the season, we want to share some simple ideas to help you simplify the...

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Tips on Charitable Giving

11/24/2011

Categories Family Guides

In the spirit of giving, we all want to do our best to give meaningful gifts. Along with shopping to find the perfect gift for our loved ones this Christmas, many of us also feel the need to do...

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November ~ Brace Yourself for Winter & Gear Up for the Holidays:

11/21/2011

Categories Family Guides Organizing

Winter is around the corner, but don't go into hibernation mode yet; there's still plenty to be done! With the holiday spirit already circulating, a little advance planning will keep you focused on...

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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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'Tis the Season for shopping--with our Holiday Gift Guide!

11/14/2011

Categories Family Guides

If you're a last-minute shopper and still need some great gift ideas for the kids on your list, check out our Holiday Shopping Guide showcasing some popular Canadian products and fabulous online...

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Create Some Space....Before the Holidays Hit!

11/09/2011

Categories Family Guides Organizing

Do you plan to do any shopping for your family members over this upcoming holiday season? We're willing to bet that's a big YES! If you're planning to bring some new items into your home as part of...

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Needlessly Needy November

11/09/2011

Categories Family Guides

Here is the thing--.November is really nothing November. Giving thanks, Spooky Halloween behind us, the beautiful colours of fall fading fast, coolness setting in, and nobody is quite ready for...

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Parenting: The Ultimate Work Out by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

11/09/2011

Categories Parenting

The holiday season is mere weeks away and our ambitions to fit into that cute sleeveless Little Black Dress gain strength. But who has time or energy to work out? Good news Moms: Turns out you...

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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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Mind Clearing Techniques

10/24/2011

Categories Family Guides

You know that nagging feeling you've forgotten something? Annoying isn't it? Even more annoying is that list that pops up as you are trying to fall asleep. You know the one...

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Pumpkin Seed Pumpkin Craft

10/24/2011

Categories Family Fun Crafts

This simple and easy-to-make Pumpkin craft will keep preschool and kindergarten children entertained and is the perfect craft activity for a Pumpkin or Halloween-theme unit! So, what are you...

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Blue Mountain Resort--wow, you sure have grown up!

10/14/2011

Categories Family Fun

Blue Mountain Resort, located on the shores of Georgian Bay just outside Collingwood, Ontario was historically known as one of the best places to ski in Ontario but not much beyond that. With the...

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Fifteen Minute DeClutter

10/13/2011

Categories Family Guides Organizing

There's something in the air. We're not quite sure what it is but recently we've been having lots of conversations with people who feel they don't have time to get organized. Do you feel this way,...

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