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Summer Camp Guide: SPORTS edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous SPORTS camps from across Durham Region and the GTA!

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Summer Camp Guide: ARTS and SCIENCE edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous ARTS & SCIENCE camps from across Durham Region and the GTA!

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Summer Camp Guide: Overnight and General Day Camps edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous Overnight and General Day Camps from across Durham Region and the...

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Local Splash Pads and Water Parks

06/11/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

One of the best ways to keep the kids cool (and active) this summer, is to hit one of the many fabulous local splash pads. We've compiled a list of some of our favourite places where you can take...

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Canada Day Guide for local fireworks & festivities 2018

06/10/2018

Categories Family Guides Home

It won't be long til school is out and summer is almost here! There's no better way to start the summer than by enjoying our great country! Get out on Sunday July 1st and celebrate Canada's 151st...

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Why all MOMS need a Weekend Getaway!

06/08/2018

Categories Parenting Home

Being a MOM is the best and hardest job ever! We do everything for our kids and would do anything for our families. We thrive on raising our amazing little people and love all the sweet parenting...

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Canada Day Scavenger Hunt

06/06/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

Everyone loves a good scavenger hunt! Here's a great one to help celebrate Canada's Birthday. Depending on the age of the kids, you can either hide these items around the house and backyard for the...

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Family Summer Fun Guide

06/01/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

There are so many fabulous things to do with the kids for summer. We're showcasing a few of our favourites, from water parks to big city attractions to weekend getaways and fun day trips plus so...

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Benefits of Spring Decluttering

05/01/2018

Categories Home Organizing

Spring is here, and that means longer days, wearing colours other than black, fresh flowers, sun, and of course, spring cleaning. Cutting clutter is one of the small annoyances that comes with the...

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Summer Camp - A Sound Investment in Youth By: Mari-Beth Crysler (Director, Camp Wabikon)

04/30/2018

Categories Family Fun

Having spent over 35 summers at camp, as a camper, counsellor and director, I was pleased to read the findings of a recent study called The Canadian Summer Camp Research Project

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Top 5 items for outdoor fun!

04/20/2018

Categories Family Fun

Spring is finally here! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the grass is green. It's the perfect time to encourage your children to get OUTSIDE and get active! There are so many fun...

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Reading Rocks: Kid's Books for Spring

03/20/2018

Categories Family Fun

Spring is finally here and we've got some great kids books to recommend about this very welcome season. We are always happy to review special kids books, so feel free to email us at...

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Celebrate Canadian Spring with a visit to a local Maple Syrup Festival

03/19/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

After a long winter, it's always a treat to feel the warm sunshine, hear the birds singing and go for a walk in the woods. You can do all this and more when you visit a local maple syrup farm......

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Family Day Long Weekend Guide 2018

01/25/2018

Family Day long weekend is this weekend: Saturday February 17 -Monday February 19. It is the perfect chance to spend some quality time together with your kids. There's lots of fun stuff going on in...

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Laundry Packet Injuries Continue to Surge in Children

01/23/2018

A dangerous, new craze known as the ‘Laundry Pod Challenge’ is gaining popularity among teens on social media - and doctors say it could land them in the hospital! In the latest social media...

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Breastfeeding is a learned skill

01/23/2018

Categories Health & Wellness

Breastfeeding is a learned skill, and it is a different experience for each mom and each baby. Sometimes, babies can't get to the breast as soon as we would like them to. This can be the result of...

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Fun Family Board Games for a Rainy Day!

01/01/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks

Rainy and snowy/cold 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...

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Tobogganing around Durham Region

12/30/2017

Categories Family Fun

Here are Durham Region's parent picks for tobogganing hot spots from Ajax, to Oshawa to Whitby and beyond. If you have a hot spot to suggest that's not listed, please let email us at...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

11/14/2017

Categories Home

If you're looking for some great gift ideas for the kids (and adults) on your list, check out our Holiday Shopping Guide showcasing some unique products, local holiday shows and attractions, great...

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

11/02/2017

Categories Parent Picks Home

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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