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Going to work … and staying home


More and more, parents are choosing to stay home and work. And there’s help right in Ottawa to make self-employment “work” for your family and life. Continue reading

March Break at Ottawa Public Library


Ottawa Public Library is offering fun, educational, and free programs throughout the city for children ages 4 to 12 during March Break. Check them out! Continue reading

Planning a Perfect Spring Picnic for Your Family


A spring picnic is the perfect opportunity to get everyone out of the house and into nature. Pick a good location, picnic-friendly food and the right gear to guarantee a great time. Continue reading

Take Your Family’s Oral Health to Heart


How is your family’s oral health? Are everybody’s “teefies” and gums okay? These are important questions because, believe it or not, what’s going on in your mouths can have a lot to do with what’s going on with your overall … Continue reading

Smart Girls explores real challenges

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Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism investigates how girls deal with stress, the ‘supergirl’ drive for perfection, race/class issues and sexism in schools. Continue reading

Make the Most of Family Day


There’s a ton of fun to be had on Family Day, from skating with the mayor or playing around with uOttawa Gee-Gees teams to ziplining and milking cows. Continue reading

Resort luxuries and Wildlife in Mexico

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If you love nature, Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa Del Carmen is a great destination in Mexico. Spider monkeys and iguanas are part of the setting. Continue reading

Lice 101


Children with head lice should be treated and then attend school or preschool as usual the next day. And there are new treatment options, too. Continue reading

Mifold Grab-and-Go Booster Seat

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The Mifold grab-and-go booster seat is ten times smaller than a regular booster seat. And it’s every bit as safe. It can even fit in your child’s backpack, so he or she is always good to go. Continue reading