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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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Listed by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

02/28/2010

Categories Parenting

My name is Kathy, and I am a list freak. In fact, if you read my column regularly, you?ll know that I?m Queen of the Bullet Point.

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Hit Television Show is Getting Kids Fit

02/28/2010

Categories Family Fun

Roll Play reaches beyond the television set to inspire a new generation of movers.

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The First Trip is the Toughest by Corinne McDermott

02/03/2010

Categories Family Fun

It?s been almost three years since I started Have Baby Will Travel, and in all this time I?ve been a total cheerleader for family travel.

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Pinkalicious the Musical - Don't Miss Out on the Fun!

01/31/2010

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks

My daughter's favourite colour is pink which is typical of most girls her age. She loves the book Pinkalicious by sisters Elizabeth & Victoria Kann, so when we heard there was an Off-Broadway...

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These Are A Few of my Favourite Things by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

01/31/2010

Categories Parenting

The other day my daughter asked me how Valentine?s Day started. She?s in Grade 5 so starting to worry a little bit about the message she sends when she hands the boys (and the girls) in her class a...

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Playing Wildlife Detective

01/31/2010

Categories Family Fun

Get your kids outside and on an adventure finding animal tracks in the snow.

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New Year, New Attitude by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

01/03/2010

Categories Parenting

It?s a new year, and while I?ve given up on making any formal resolutions (or ?lies? as I now call them) I have to admit that there is plenty of room for improvement in many aspects of my life

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White Pantsuits Optional... What to wear when traveling with a baby or young child...

01/03/2010

Categories Parent Picks

There are a couple of travel stories about me as a toddler that are often repeated in my family. One is how when we were in Scotland, I dumped a chicken dinner on my mom?s lap when she was wearing...

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