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Discover Halton this summer: tons of family fun to be found here!

The Summer 2015 edition  of MoneySense magazine listed Halton Hills, Burlington and Oakville in their Top 25 Best Places to live in Canada.  I feel so fortunate to live and work in such a great region! Whether you live, work or just come to here to … Continue reading

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What are YOU doing this Family Day?

The countdown to Family Day is on!  We have about a week left to plan our highly engaging and meaningful family activities for that special day!  What to do; what to do?  There’s so much out there!  Come on now!   … Continue reading

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Camping with kids: It reconnected us as a family…

When I was a child, the summers seemed endless. Do you remember that? Just day after day with no schedule but the “It’s time for dinner” from the front porch. Ahhh! Summers always started the same way for me. For … Continue reading

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Fun in the Sun and a Mom on the Run

Okay – I don’t know about you but I have definitely heard enough warnings to make me rightly cautious when exposing my kids to the sun. Be it from my doctor, pharmacist, the media or my colleagues here at the Halton … Continue reading

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Yeah, I used a child harness…that’s right – not a leash, a HARNESS!

A nice, brisk, spring stroll along the lakeshore at Burlington’s Spencer Smith Park was just what the doctor ordered after a long winter of kids constantly sick with tonsillitis.   My mood was as grey as the endless weeks of dreary … Continue reading

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