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Going to work … and staying home

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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