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By: Melinda Lamarche Summer is here and it’s time to hit the road!  Whether exploring new places or rediscovering old favourites, family road trips can be loads of fun and a chance to create lifelong memories. To keep everyone’s spirits up throughout the journey, it’s a good idea to pack some ...

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Tired of the Mommy Wars and the pressure to be perfect? This movie is probably for you! Written by the duo behind the "Hangover," "Bad Moms" stars Mila Kunis as an overworked mom of two who is struggling to juggle the many - and often unreasonable - demands of parenthood. Kunis' eventually rea...

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There is nothing like seeing your child explore a new toy for the first time, especially ones with sensory or educational value like a play kitchen.  Unfortunately for the less handy among us, the assembly process can be downright daunting and it may feel like your child will outgrow the toy before ...

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I was four the first time I danced in front of an audience. Dressed head-to-toe as a penguin waiter in our studio’s adaptation of Mary Poppins, I did my best attempt of a tap-dancing waddle while carrying an invisible tray around the stage. I remember feeling so proud because I was singled out for a...

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There are times when the wind is howling and the snow is whipping across your face, that it is easy to curse living in a winter climate. Being a new parent, I have often found myself wondering just how much easier it would be if I didn’t have to wrestle my daughter into a snowsuit before leaving the...

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The temperature drops and so does your families enthusiasm to spend all day outside, but it shouldn't!  Fall and Winter provide some of the best opportunities for having fun outdoors. Invest in warm boots, all weather pants and a flashy hat and get outside together to enjoy some of these fun family ...

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As we look high and low for consistent signs of spring, our three offspring are well-entrenched in summer sports activities, namely, baseball, softball, soccer and ball hockey.  They love it, we love them loving it.  It's all good.  Mercifully, our boys are on the same soccer and baseball teams an...

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Caroline Maga, Wendy Glauser and Christl Dabu for OurKids.net, Canada's trusted source for camps and schools. Children may spend an entire year waiting until they can return to their favourite summer camp. Their parents, however, may spend the year saving up to make that return possible. ...

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Nighttime is often when homesickness happens. As worn-out campers snuggle into their sleeping bags, thoughts may turn to mom and dad and home— and for some, that can mean tears. While summer camp is all about fun new experiences, it's also about getting used to new people, meals, activities and ...

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Halloween can often be a scary time for parents who worry about their child's safety during trick-or-treating. WhereParentsTalk.com spoke with Kristen Gane, Manager, Programs at Safe Kids Canada to get their top tips for keeping your kids safe on Halloween. What are your top tips to help...