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Terry Fox Special Exhibit at the Canadian Museum of History: A must-see for all Canadians!

09/04/2015

Categories Family Fun

We took our kids to visit the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau for the first time this summer during our family trip to the Nation's Capital. We had seen the museum from our cruise on the...

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Fall Registration Guide for local families (2015)

08/16/2015

Categories Family Guides

Summer seems to have flown by and it's already time to start planning your kids' activities for the fall, check out our Fall Registration Guide. From music to gymnastics to tutoring to skating and...

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Setting loving limits for our children... and seeing them through BY Sara Dimerman

08/06/2015

Categories Parenting

As adults, we live with limits every day. When we drive, we are required to follow specific speed limits. If we don't conform to this, there may be consequences such as being given a speeding...

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Summer is a Hot Time to Practice Writing Skills

07/10/2015

Categories Parenting

Summer is finally here! Children are enjoying the warm weather, fun activities with friends and vacation time. But summer can also be an enjoyable learning experience. The summer break provides...

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Welcoming the new Angus Glen Optometry in Markham

06/19/2015

Categories Health & Wellness

We recently attended the Grand Opening of the new Angus Glen Optometry in Markham and wanted to share some great tips and and a valuable discount with you. This family owned and operated business...

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Family Talk About Underage Drinking by Alyson Schafer

06/14/2015

Categories Parenting

I am happy to share some exciting news about the launch of my new series to help parents prevent underage drinking.

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Taking flight: Helping a teen find her wings BY Sara Dimerman

06/02/2015

Categories Parenting

When our 15 year old daughter mentioned that the French department at her high school was giving any student enrolled in French the opportunity to go on a week long trip to Paris, and that she...

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Introducing our kids to Ottawa: the Nation's Capital

05/22/2015

Categories Family Fun

I grew up close to Ottawa so I'm quite familiar with the city and all that it has to offer. My husband is from New Zealand and one of the first trips we made when he moved to Canada was a weekend...

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Top 10 Toys to Get the Kids Outside By @Deb_Lowther

04/30/2015

Categories Family Fun

Spring has sprung. I am sure of it this time. The grass is turning green, the patio furniture is calling and I am wearing flip flops! Time to get the kids outside, and keep them out there, as...

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Reading Rocks: Mother's Day edition

04/30/2015

Categories Family Fun

For the month of May our focus is on Mother's Day and some extra special books about kids and their moms. Feel free to email us at lisa@parentsource.ca if you have a local kid's book that you would...

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Prepare to be utterly amazed by Cavalia's Odysseo

04/09/2015

Categories Family Fun

You don't have to be a horse-lover to be smitten by this amazing show that is visiting Toronto for the next month. Stunning scenery, enchanting horses, incredible riding tricks, fabulous acrobats...

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Easter Egg Colouring Tips & Resources

03/28/2015

Categories Family Fun Crafts

Transform your home into a colourful studio with these simple egg decorating ideas, tips and tricks from the 'Eggs-perts' Egg decorating has been enjoyed around the world for centuries. Get the...

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Things People with Uncluttered Clean Houses Do Every Day

03/28/2015

Categories Organizing

Do you find yourself feigning excuses for why your friend can't pop up to your place to use the bathroom before the movie? Ever turn red with embarrassment when unexpected guests enter your home?...

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March Break at the Toronto Zoo

03/14/2015

Categories Family Fun

March Break is a great time to get your kids outside and get active, especially if they've been cooped up inside for most of the winter. The Toronto Zoo is the perfect place to do just that, with...

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Reading Rocks: Girl Power

03/01/2015

Categories Family Fun

Who runs the world? Girls! - Beyonce. International Woman's Day is March 8th so we thought we would focus on some amazing 'girl power' kids books this month.

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Lucky Leprechaun craft

02/27/2015

Categories Crafts

Bring the luck of the Irish into your home with this easy-to-make leprechaun that you won't have trouble keeping in one place.

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Winter Blues by Kathy Buckworth

02/01/2015

Categories Health & Wellness

The Christmas season is over, New Year's Resolutions have been made and sometimes broken. Add to that, that it feels like years since we've seen a green leaf or a warm ray of sun. January can be...

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Clutter's Clever Disguises by Organizing Lives

02/01/2015

Categories Organizing

Clutter is sneaky, in that it disguises itself in many forms. Here are some surprising places clutter may be sneakily hiding out in your home:

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Make Heart-Sewn Valentine

01/31/2015

Categories Crafts

This is a fairly easy but really pretty homemade Valentine idea for your kids.

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Monster Jam Track Building

01/12/2015

Categories Family Fun

Did you ever wonder how the worlds premier football/baseball fields and sports arenas become Monster Jam race tracks? There is a lot more to the transformation than dumping a little dirt over the...

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