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Surviving the Cottage with a Baby

My husband just cannot get excited about sleeping outside and so instead of camping, our yearly summer tradition is “cottaging.” The cottage itself is never anything fancy. It just needs to have beds indoors, a working shower/washroom, a barbeque, nearby … Continue reading

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What do you REALLY need for a new baby?

Congratulations to our friend, Nicole, over at HaltonRecycles who recently had a baby! Nicole wrote a post (check it out here) about making economical purchases in an environmentally responsible way. We love the post and thought we’d share some related thoughts … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go to Kindergarten: Social Development

This post is the last of a 5-part series about getting your preschooler ready for Kindergarten. Be sure to check out Paula’s other top 10 tips for getting your preschooler off to a good start. “Mommy – wanna play with me?”  I … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go to Kindergarten: Emotional Maturity

This post is one of a 5-part series about getting your preschooler ready for Kindergarten. Be sure to check out Paula’s other top 10 tips for getting your preschooler off to a good start. “I can’t do this – I … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go to Kindergarten: Thinking and Learning

This post is one of a 5-part series about preparing your preschooler for Kindergarten. Be sure to check out Paula’s other top 10 tips for getting your preschooler off to a good start. “What letter is that?”  You anxiously await a response … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go to Kindergarten: Communication and Language

This post is one of a 5-part series about preparing your preschooler  for Kindergarten. Be sure to check out Paula’s other top 10 tips for getting your preschooler off to a good start. She spoke in sentences at just over a … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go to Kindergarten: Growing A Healthy Body

This post is the first of a 5-part series about getting your preschooler ready for Kindergarten. Be sure to check out Paula’s other top 10 tips for getting your preschooler off to a good start. “Eat your veggies”, “Sneeze into your elbow”, … Continue reading

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