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Don't Leave This School Year to Chance!

08/29/2011

Categories Parenting

A new school year is almost here--how will your child prepare?

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10 Great Eco-Friendly Back to School Tips by EnviroDad Eric Novak

08/29/2011

Categories Parenting

I can remember back when I was a kid at how the entire 'back to school' process involved both dread and anticipation. The dread obviously had to do with the fact that my summer vacation was coming...

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Fall Registration Guide

08/08/2011

Categories Family Guides

Check out our Fall Registration Guide if you're still looking for activities, lessons or private schools to enroll your kids in this fall. Whether you're in Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa,...

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Managing Eczema: How to take control

08/02/2011

Categories Health & Wellness

There are countless articles, tip sheets and websites out there that shout to the world that they know how to cure eczema. They have a magical cream, diet plan, cleanse program, supplements etc....

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Now THAT'S Educational TV by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

08/02/2011

Categories Family Fun

Sherwood Schwartz, best known as the creator of The Brady Bunch and Gilligan's Island, passed away last month, much to my own and to many of my "raised on 70's TV" counterparts' dismay. With so...

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Organizing Financial Records

08/02/2011

Categories Parenting

Most of us save more paperwork than necessary, and we do it because we think we have to or because 'we've always saved everything'. The following guide can be used to help you determine what...

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Organize Your Refrigerator

07/14/2011

Categories Organizing

"The refrigerator holds it all: food and finance, weight and well-being, organization and chaos, all rolled into one big box. Dive into that baby with a detached eye, a hardened heart and one small...

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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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Yippee! School's Out!

06/27/2011

Categories Parenting

The kids are beyond happy; summer is almost here! As you look around you see backpacks on the floor with the contents of their locker or desk strewn everywhere. Your office/desk/refrigerator is...

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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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The Meaning of Being a Dad by Enviro Dad, Eric Novak

06/15/2011

Categories Parenting

With Father's Day just around the corner, I wanted to share with you a few thoughts on what I believe to be the true meaning of being a Dad.

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Organizing Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean

06/07/2011

Categories Organizing

Question: The interior of my car looks like a disaster zone. How do I keep it clean?

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Start Getting Ready For Kindergarten Now

06/02/2011

Categories Parenting

If you are a parent in the same situation as me, you too are in complete disbelief that your little, drooling, helpless burping baby is all grown up and will be attending "Big Kids" school this...

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I Have My Eye On You by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

06/01/2011

Categories Parenting

The Japanese have introduced a technological "advance" with the invention of the Lunchbox Communicator, a modified "Bento Box" which includes a video camera and screen, embedded in the box's lid.

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The Facts About Summer Learning

06/01/2011

Categories Parenting

The brain doesn't have an off switch. Kids are always learning--even while sleeping, which is when the brain processes and stores the information that was learned throughout the day. That's why,...

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Budgeting for Baby

05/19/2011

Categories Parenting

Having a baby doesn't have to be expensive -- but it can be, depending on the choices you make and how closely you listen to baby product marketers.

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Don't Park Your Clutter In the Garage

05/17/2011

Categories Organizing

Spring has sprung and for many, so has the reality that it's time to make a change. Many of us live with a landfill attached to our homes ~ also known as the garage! At the very least, if your...

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN DURHAM

05/15/2011

Categories Parenting

With the expansion of the Family Resource and Disability Awareness Programs at Grandview Children's Centre, families of children with special needs will be afforded a listening ear as well as a voice.

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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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Mother May I? by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

05/01/2011

Categories Parenting

Who remembers the game Mother May I? By simply asking this polite little question, the 'Mother' of the game would allow her 'children' to take baby steps, giant steps, even sideways steps in an...

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