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Because it really isn't, you know. If we keep on entertaining our kids, they will never learn to entertain themselves.
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These ideas are a great way to get your kids outdoors!
Living and housing expenses in Canadian cities are pretty heavy right now. If you're a Millennial like me, you're likely paying off a student loan, car payments, your first mortgage, or all three. There often isn't much left over at the end of the month to enjoy the much-needed and all-too-fleeting summer sunshine. So what's a thrifty city dweller to do?
These activities can help you answer all the questions your kids have about water!
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Time to break out the sidewalk chalk!
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Nowadays, businesses are not only more aware of autism, some are willingly offering special accommodations. They are meeting families where they're at -- so kids like mine can enjoy what's on offer along with everybody else. The following autism friendly attractions is by no means exhaustive, and I would love nothing better than to see this list grow.
Let’s face it — kids love explosions. Why not make them educational? Exploding science experiments are a safe and fun way to teach your kids about how chemical reactions work. They also promote sensor...
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Why you need to book a trip to one of Quebec's national parks this summer
Beat your kid’s “I’m bored” blues this summer with one of these free kids' games!
Keep your kids cool with these DIY summer activities!
Summer vacation is almost here and pretty soon kids will be throwing down their books in favour of swimsuits and video games. So how can you make sure they don’t forget everything they’ve learned duri...
Is it hot enough out there for you? If you're looking for a fun, exciting way to cool off this summer, look no further than one of Canada's best water parks.
For me, family history was always a great summer activity for the whole family, especially on rainy days or quiet evenings after a day of basking in the sun. Researching your family history and building your family tree is a way for kids to learn about where they come from. It also allows you to do something meaningful with your time and create memories that last a lifetime.
Every doctor, dietitian, fitness expert, and parent says the same thing: Drink more water. If you're one of those people who aren't convinced of hydration's many benefits, here are some very important...
Many people think that when summer rolls around, everything slows down, but not for me! Cougars in Muskoka, cottage gifts and summer memories. Even when I'm away on vacay, like I am this week, there is still so much that catches my attention. (Not to mention a few celebrity sightings!)
Even the smallest connected moments are the seeds by which everything else grows. Rethinking the way we interact with our kids as they grow older is both exciting and a challenge, so work in small blocks of time with manageable goals.