Tag Archives: Water

Water is the solution to the coach’s text

It is 4:00 pm, I have to get my daughter to her soccer game and I just received a reminder text from her coach that I’m on drinks and snacks for the game!  Great!  I have an hour to get organized and … Continue reading

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Did you know Halton Region is testing and monitoring beach water?

The beaches of Halton Region are the perfect summer destination to relax, play and spend quality time together. I feel so fortunate to live in a region that boasts so many spots for family fun in the water.

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Rethink your drink! The “good to know” about sugary drinks and kids!

Anyone reading this blog who knows me… knows my vice. I drink pop. There I’ve admitted it! I don’t drink coffee, never have, never liked the taste of it. But I do really enjoy my caffeinated pop in a glass … Continue reading

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Childproofing – keeping my expectations realistic

I’m starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel! Pumpkin is two years old, and has  become so independent lately. She’s no longer falling and bumping her head all over the place (well, for the most part), … Continue reading

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Water tubing: New heights for my son; New nerves for his mom

Our summer vacation over the past few years has been to rent the same quaint little white housekeeping cottage. It sits right on the edge of Pine Lake in Northern Ontario. Actually there are 5 cottages that line the shore, … Continue reading

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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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