Once Upon A Time: Missing You Gifts For The Kids

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Days, months and years past. The lima bean that was once in your belly is now 10 years old. It all happened in the blink of an eye. The last time you and your husband took of on a romantic getaway leaving the kids for more than two nights was before your once lima bean was only a dream. The idea … [Read more...]

Products That Help You Stop Worrying About Back To School Germs & More + Giveaway

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Back to School gives me anxiety. I am a self-proclaimed germaphobe and worrying is my weakness. Not the best trait for a mother of four young children in the public school system. While we cannot keep all germs away and we cannot avoid colds, flu, lice, they will capture us when we least expect it. … [Read more...]

Life Transition: Back to School For The Kids, What About Mom? + $500 Giveaway

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The first time I felt my mental health slip, was seven years ago. During a time when I was sending our sweet 4-year-old girl off to JK part-time. This life transition was one I was not prepared for. Our first-born was on her way towards independence. Thousands of questions and what ifs circled my … [Read more...]

Back To School Stride With Happy Foot Socks By McGregor + Contest

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Would you agree that one of the best things about back to school as a kid is wearing your new clothes? And sinking your feet into brand new socks and shoes. There was always a smell of fall in the air that I can remember from my back to school days. As I walked with an extra stride, my happy feet … [Read more...]

Camping in Kingston, Ontario at 1000 Island / Kingston KOA

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One of my favorite cities in Ontario is Kingston. The incredibly rich history grabs my attention, so much so, that I cannot absorb it quickly enough. The food leaves my taste buds dancing, and the attractions are endless. There is something for everyone to do in Kingston, Ontario, whether you are … [Read more...]

Road Trip with Schneiders Simply Lunch

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One of the toughest things about a road trip with kids is they are always hungry. Well, in all honestly our four children have enormous appetites and would eat all day if we let them. We like to get from point A-B with as little stops as possible. Currently, we are on a road trip from Toronto to … [Read more...]

Exploring Three-dimensions: Prismland Playset An Educational Toy

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Today’s guest post is from my sister Brandy. She is a mom of two; a busy preschooler who keeps her on her feet and a sweet toddler. Brandy is a full-time working mom using her ECE degree working with autistic children and their families. She supports them and touching their lives in a positive way. … [Read more...]

Quick Healthy Breakfast Ideas For Kids! Help #Toonies4Tummies Fill Bellies in #Ontario

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Wealthy yet Hungry! Did you know? Canada is one of the World's richest countries, HOWEVER: 1 in 6 kids go to school hungry? Breakfast Is The Most Important Part Of Today! I've always been told by my Naturopath that by eating within the first hour of waking, will allow me greater success … [Read more...]

Bon Echo Through The Eyes Of A Child: Kidizoom Action Cam Review

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We do a lot of exploring and recently the kids have been asking me to hand over my Nikon for them to snap some pictures. Sometimes this is fine if we are strolling along a nature path or playing in the backyard. There are times where I cannot trust my Nikon in wee little hands. Saying "no" is hard, … [Read more...]

Give Your Kids The Knowledge To Know What Dietainment Is #StopDietainment

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To follow-up on my article Let’s Stop These Unhealthy Body Image Messages From Brainwashing Our Daughters I thought I should have an open talk to our children about Dietainment. I have to say I was very proud in their reaction to the videos Multi-Grain Cheerio created on Dietainment. Miss C … [Read more...]