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Get Outside and EarthPLAY for Earth Month and Beyond!

Earth Day Canada’s new EarthPLAY program is dedicated to putting unstructured outdoor play back into childhood and the routine of family life. Continue reading

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Spring into Self-Care

Self-care and empowerment coach Catherine Hull says self-care means caring for ourselves in a way that allows us to be open, free, joyful and able to deal with the stresses life puts in our path. Continue reading

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Guns in your home? Be Aware of the Risks

  Do you have a gun or guns in your household? Air guns? BB guns? Please be aware of the risks. In fact, the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) is urging health professionals to ask families whether they have firearms in … Continue reading

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Sweet Family Time at Sand Road Sugar Camp

David Johnson and his family (including grandpa, all the way from Saskatchewan!) had a sweet time indeed at Sand Road Sugar Camp. Continue reading

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Witnessing the World of Spring Beyond the Front Step

Jacquelyn Toupin and her family celebrate spring with yearly traditions such as garden planning, seed ordering, baby chick snuggling, and reading stories. They also enjoy nature journaling.

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Focus on what is working …

Why not shift the focus of your language, be mindful of the pain it can inflict, and use the power of your words to inspire, uplift and change the conversation?

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Are We Overscheduling Our Kids?

How much is too much when it comes to your child’s activities? Canadian Dad blogger Chris Read offers some great, real-life advice. Continue reading

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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

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Smart Girls explores real challenges

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

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Mifold Grab-and-Go Booster Seat

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

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