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Help your parents make a smart move


Worried about your parents? If they’re older and still living in the family home, this new season brings with it new hassles. Continue reading

Halloween costume safety tips … for Pets


Are you dressing your pet up for trick or treating? As with our own children, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to costume safety. Before you dress up your four-legged friends, the leading retailer, … Continue reading

Jules Hilliker: Motivating Mothers Through Fitness

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  by Alyssa Delle Palme             When Jules Hilliker was pregnant with her first baby, she tipped the scales at 340 pounds. She was shocked to read the words “morbidly obese” in big black letters at the top of her … Continue reading

PS4 Games You & The Kids Will Like


Perhaps you’ve already given in to your kids’ request (more like begging and pleading) for a PlayStation 4, or you’re contemplating buying them one for the holidays. Most parents have at least some concerns about their kids playing video games—we … Continue reading

Halloween Treats: ScAERO Spider Brownie Pizza

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Halloween + pizza = YUM, right? But what if you add spiders to the equation? EEK! Fear not, spunky parent. Your goblins and gobblers will love helping to make the “spiders” on this ScAERO Brownie Pizza. Ingredients: 12 (7.3 g) Nestlé ScAERO … Continue reading

#Ott Times: Writers Fest, Poutinefest and Dance Show

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Ottawa International Writers Festival The launch for Justin Trudeau‘s new memoir, Common Ground, may be sold out, but there are still lots of great events happening as part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival, October 23 to 30. Highlights include … Continue reading

Starlight: Ottawa’s Liam Elder


By Pam Dillon Just One More Sleep for Liam Elder. One. More. SLEEP. Tomorrow—otherwise known as Tuesday, October 21—the 10-year-old Ottawa boy will get to do the stuff of childhood wishes. At the Toys R Us store in Saint Laurent … Continue reading

Halloween Treats: Coffin Crisp Mummies


Want to have some spooky Halloween fun with the kids in the kitchen? This recipe for COFFIN CRISP Mummies will have your little goblins gobblin’ and calling, “More, mummy! More.” Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time:  15 minutes  Ingredients: 20 … Continue reading

Stokke® Flexi Bath®


Stokke® Flexi Bath® is a foldable baby bath suitable from birth to four years. The space saving design makes it easy to store and convenient to use at home or when traveling, encouraging more shared bath time moments. Continue reading