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3 Ways to Traditionally Document Your Child’s Life in a Digital Age

By Erin Blaskie (@ErinBlaskie on Twitter)

I remember when I was fourteen years old… printing pictures all of the time, adding them to albums, documenting my life as a fourteen-year-old.  It continued through to my early twenties and then life happened, things got busier, digital cameras and Facebook came into play and the documentation of my life slowed (at least a physical documentation of it did). Continue reading

Back to School: The Next Big Holiday Season?

By Crystal McLeod

It is most definitely that time of year: Back to School!  The evidence is everywhere – on TV, the radio, in stores, newspapers, flyers, magazines … It’s as though the kids’ return to class has become the next holiday! Continue reading

Choosing to Stay Home

by: Nina Potvin-www.ottawavalleymoms.com

I am really glad I chose to stay home with my kids. As they grow older, I am truly appreciating the time I get to spend with them each week, no matter how tough it gets some days! Continue reading

Five Fun Indoor Activities to Stave Off Winter Boredom

As we move into mid-February, and closer to March Break, parents may start running out of ideas for things that they can do with their children. These five fun indoor activities you can do with your kids should help banish those winter blahs. Continue reading

Hello Spring, Are You There?

By Crystal McLeod

Today is April 4. (I know, duh – your calendar already shows you that!).

This time last year I walked around barefoot in my front yard, feet grazing the grass, as I readied my flower beds for the upcoming planting season. Continue reading

Holiday Season – What it Means to Me.

As Christmas is fast approaching, I have been thinking about what this special holiday means to me.
What does Christmas mean to you?
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It Takes a Community to Raise a Child

Have you ever heard the expression, “It takes a community to raise a child?” Before having our son, I heard it a lot from friends and family. I shrugged it off not realizing how much this would play a role … Continue reading

Memories and Milestones

by: Nina Potvin
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Taking Some You Time

By: Nina Potvin www.ottawavalleymoms.com

As we start the New year, and resolutions begin to appear, one thing to consider is are you taking enough time for you? Continue reading