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

07/04/2010

Categories Parent Picks

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

Categories Parent Picks

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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A Wantin Woman by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

05/31/2010

Categories Parenting

My seven year old son Nicholas looked over at me the other day and said Mom, our house is supposed to be cleaner than this ?

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Durham Region Summer Park Fun Guide

05/31/2010

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

One of our favourite summer activities is park hopping. We pack a picnic, and our bathing suits and head off to a different park each week across Durham. We're especially fond of those water pads!

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Music, a Basic Necessity in Life

05/31/2010

Categories Parenting

Few things in life can affect us the way music can. With a few notes, a listener can feel fear, tension, or happiness. Music is a powerful tool of communication.

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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

Categories Parent Picks

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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Durham Region Kids Summer Camp and Activity Guide

05/12/2010

Categories Family Fun

There is so much to explore in Whitby, Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax, Uxbridge, Scugog, Brock and Clarington over the summer. We've got some great suggestions for camps, activities, indoor and...

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Should we bring the car seat?

05/01/2010

Categories Family Fun

It's a top question asked by traveling parents.

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

05/01/2010

Categories Parent Picks

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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Reconnecting our children to nature

05/01/2010

Categories Family Fun

We evolved in nature - if we become disconnected from the natural world we lose something magical, something so precious. We lose part of what it means to be human.

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Timing is Everything by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

05/01/2010

Categories Parenting

Being in the right place at the right time is a long time accepted principle of success in life. This can also be true when trying to achieve success in the parenting world.

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Sign Language for Babies, A Gift for Families

05/01/2010

Categories Parenting

Before I had my daughter, I thought that sign language for babies that could hear was nothing but a silly fad until I saw a video posted on YouTube. Needless to say I was blown away by what I saw,...

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

04/06/2010

Categories Parent Picks

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

Categories Parent Picks

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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Parenting Plans ...A Roadmap to Successful Co-Parenting

04/03/2010

Categories Parenting

Separation is a very difficult and emotional time for many parents, even for those that are amicable. Parenting plans help to guide parents through their parenting responsibilities during a very...

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EatRight Ontario Launches My Menu Planner!

04/03/2010

Categories Parent Picks

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

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Durham Region Easter Fun

04/02/2010

Categories Family Guides

Warm sunny weather has hit Durham Region over this Easter Weekend so we can't help but have a fabulous time. We've listed just some of the things going on in Whitby, Ajax, Oshawa, Pickering,...

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The Most Important Thing To Pack When Traveling With Children...

03/01/2010

Categories Parenting

March Break is now upon us. Airports and popular destinations will be at their busiest, and you will be too if you're planning on taking off. Whether you?re a seasoned traveler or embarking on...

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Family Mediation...The Cost-Effective, Smarter Way

02/28/2010

Categories Parenting

Although Family Mediation is thought to be a new service it has been around for many years. As the Family courts become more and more unable to service the sheer volume of family cases; both...

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