Tag Archives: environment

Hey, that’s WATER! You can’t waste that stuff!!

“Ummm…whaT (emphasis on the “T”) do you think you’re doing?” My pint-sized son stands before me, hands on hips with full-on attitude (or “chude” as we call it in our house), furrowed brow and look of utter indignation. I follow his … Continue reading

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“Ka-Pow to Powerjams”: new kid’s e-book about climate change

Last week HaltonParents got to be part of an official kids book launch at Milton Public Library, on Clean Air Day, June 5. Very exciting stuff!

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Don’t be ‘airy fairy’ when it comes to Air Quality – Be Air Aware!

Mornings are a crazy time in my house! As we all scramble to get ready for the day my two children often ask “mom, what is the weather going to be like today?”  I quickly jump for the remote and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Clean Air Day with Wings and Thingamajigs

Clean Air Day is a time to celebrate our environment by keeping our air clean. It’s also a great time to share walking safety skills with children, to address traffic congestion, pollution and idling around our schools, and most importantly—to … Continue reading

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5 best baby things not for sale…

This is the first post in a three-part series about the pregnancy, labour, birth and beyond. Recently, during a prenatal class I had some parents ask me how do they know what the best products are to buy, like strollers, cribs … Continue reading

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Celebrating Clean Air Day – With Barn Owls!

In celebration of Clean Air Day last Wednesday, June 8, Halton Region launched A Farewell to Featherwagons with a public reading by Jeanne Wilson, a teacher at Sedgewick Crescent Child Care Centre in Oakville.  Jeanne read the story to a group … Continue reading

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