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Making School Lunches - How to get the Kids on School Lunch Duty By Deb Lowther

10/02/2013

Categories Parenting

As a kid I had to make lunches and I never liked it. Now as a mom to 3 school aged kids I like it even less. Who likes what, who won't eat what, who drinks what, same snacks, same sandwiches - or...

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Thankful Turkey Craft For Kids!

10/02/2013

Categories Crafts

Here's a thankful turkey craft made out of a paper bag!

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A Royal Pain, In The Class by Funny Mummy, Kathy Buckworth

09/01/2013

Categories Parenting

Prince George has arrived. From the moment it was announced that Prince William's wife Kate was expecting their first child, and third-in-line-for-the-throne-heir, many moms and the media have...

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Up close and personal with the animals at Bowmanville Zoo

09/01/2013

Categories Family Fun

The Bowmanville Zoo is Canada's Oldest Private Zoo, established in 1919. They are the original children's zoo and home to many famous Hollywood Celebrity Animals. Visit them amidst 42 scenic acres...

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Clear Your Car's Clutter and Enjoy the Ride

08/22/2013

Categories Organizing

We spend a lot of time in our vehicles, whether it's going back and forth to work, carting the kids to various activities, or embarking on a road trip. With such busy lifestyles, cars have become...

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Secrets to Healthy School Snacks - Home Made Gets Top Grade

08/22/2013

Categories Crafts

Kids love snacks. Parents love convenience. This usually means store bought cookies, bars and muffins fill kids lunch boxes once we return to the ritual of packing school lunches! Unfortunately,...

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An awesome day of animals and adventure at Safari Niagara

08/14/2013

Categories Family Fun

I have to admit, I had never even heard of Safari Niagara until this spring. But it sounded fun and since my kids love animals I jumped at the chance to write a review about it for ParentSource.

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Our Favorite Fruity Fun Popsicles By Deborah Lowther

07/31/2013

Categories Crafts

It's a hot summer day in the city and if you have kids you know that about 30 seconds after they run out into the heat, they are going to start asking for a popsicle! Happens here everyday.

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Funny Mommy by Kathy Buckworth

07/31/2013

Categories Parenting

Katie Holmes and her young daughter Suri are constantly surrounded by the paparazzi in New York City, where they make their home. Recently, they were videotaped trying to get into a car, and Suri...

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Easy Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft Summer Activity for Kids.

07/31/2013

Categories Crafts

This bright and colorful coffee filter butterfly craft activity is easy for preschoolers and kindergarten children to make. And, it is just the perfect summer theme craft -- at home or in the...

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Organize Your Summer Travel

07/31/2013

Categories Organizing

Summer's here and school's out: for many, that means it's time to take to the road! Family vacation travel can be enriching, enjoyable and exciting, but only if you're organized.

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Canada Day Cake by Kraft

06/20/2013

Categories Crafts

Here's a simple and easy idea for a very special Canada Flag cake. Every year I say I'm going to make it for our Canada Day party, and every year I run out of time (or don't have the right...

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Super Simple Soccer Snacks That Are Fun (& Healthy!) By Deborah Lowther

06/13/2013

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

Soccer snacks have become an expected 'treat' for kids at half time of 60 minute games played on soccer fields throughout every city. Kids of all ages run their little hearts out and happily grab...

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Father's Day Key Chain and Poem

06/13/2013

Categories Crafts

Here's a fabulous, and fairly original, craft idea for the kids to help make this Father's Day!

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Summer Fun Guide 2013

05/31/2013

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 local farms to big city attractions to weekend getaways and fun day trips plus so...

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Perfect Family Getaway at Viamede Resort

05/30/2013

Categories Family Fun

Family Fun at Viamede Resort. If you're looking for an outstanding family getaway this summer, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then Viamede Resort on Stoney Lake (north of...

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School's Out Forever by Sara Dimerman

05/30/2013

Categories Parenting

As a child, I remember belting out the lyrics from Alice Cooper's School's Out Forever - "no more pencils, no more books, no more teachers dirty looks' - on the last day of each school year. I...

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Funny Mommy by Kathy Buckworth

05/30/2013

Categories Parenting

One of my favourite lines from the 'The Simpsons' is when Bart complains he is having the worst day of his life. 'So far', responds his unsympathetic yet correctly predictive father, Homer.

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Organizing Lessons from Your Garden

05/30/2013

Categories Organizing

Weeding is a lot like de-cluttering. In fact there are many organizing lessons to be learned in your garden.

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Family Camps: The New Family Vacation

05/16/2013

Categories Family Fun

Family camps provide many of the same amenities and experiences as traditional camps for kids, with structured activities for kids and more adult programs geared toward parents. It's an incredible...

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