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New to Canada? How to embrace winter!

When my parents told me we were moving to Canada, I remember being so excited to see snow for the first time. I couldn’t wait to make a snowman like the ones I had seen in the movies. You can … Continue reading

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Get outside, enjoy winter and walk every day!

Ok, so Winter Walk Day is Wednesday Feb 3rd, it’s an event aimed at parents and children to leave the car at home and trek to school!  If you remember reading my past blogs, I’m the mom who lets her daughter and … Continue reading

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Getting through the Winter Blahs…

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is officially over. I’m left with bills,  a few extra pounds, cold weather and short days.  Not very motivating. The hum drum of January can seem so dreary. It’s dark when I … Continue reading

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Why car seats, snowsuits, bulky jackets and bunting bags DON’T MIX!

You know that scene from the movie “A Christmas Story,” the one where Randy’s mom bundles him up in his snowsuit, and he says “I can’t put my arms down!” Here is the scene, posted on YouTube by apuleuis: To … Continue reading

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Give Mom a Break. Go Outside and Enjoy Winter!

I’m not trying to get bonus points, but my wife does a lot at our house! As a result, she often needs breaks and a little “me-time” to settle into her favourite glass of wine and to tackle her latest … Continue reading

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Winter Family Fun

The cold weather has arrived and it is at this time of year when you may want to curl up with a good book by the fire.  But anyone with kids knows that those quiet moments won’t last very long. … Continue reading

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