Exploring The Magic Of Play with LEGO DUPLO and Disney Junior


  There are some toys that just make it easy to be creative and get down and play with the kids.  On Saturday mornings when the boys wake up and want to play but all I want to be doing in sleeping in bed I know I can pull out the LEGO DUPLO and easily come up with some creative ways to play as the possibilities are endless.  From "baking" LEGO cakes to building air

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Get your Green Living Show FREE Tickets For This Weekend!


  This is going to be a busy weekend in Toronto, there are lots of fun events are kicking into high gear and I can't wait to attend a bunch of them.  This weekend the Green Living Show is coming to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre March 27-29.  I attended my first Green Living Show last year and loved meeting the vendors, exploring new products, and oh the FOOD! 

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An Answer to the Question: How Much Breast Milk Is My Baby Getting?


  Before I became a mother, I thought all babies just breastfed. I mean a baby needs to eat so they must know how to do it, right? Ha, ha, ha, oh how wrong I was. For some moms and babies breastfeeding does come easily, for other moms there are bumps along the way. Between my 3 kids I have been breastfeeding for almost 3.5 years and counting, and have encountered

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Get Rid of Hair Around Your House – Dyson Cinetic DC78 Turbinehead Animal Vacuum Review


  With the warmer weather arriving it is time to get into spring cleaning mode.  You know do the DEEP clean that only happens once or twice a year!  This year my floors are going to be sparkling clean thanks to the Dyson Cinetic Turbinehead Animal Vacuum.  Since moving out or my parents house almost 15 years ago I have owned several vacuums, none of which I have loved

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5 Ways To Prevent Colds – Fellowes AeraMax Air Purifier Review


  As winter rolled in so did the runny noses and coughs, isn't wintertime just wonderful.  I mean really why wouldn't we embrace the whiny "my throat hurts","Mom I need another tissue", and my all time favorite "Remember to cover your coughs".  Oh joys of having 3 young kids.  While getting a cold is not the end of the world it is something I could do without especially

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How To Make Brushing Teeth Fun For A Toddler


As a parent in the evenings after a loooong day at work or play the last thing you feel like doing is stepping onto the battlefield with your toddler. Lips clamped shut, head shaking side to side no, no, no, refusing to brush their teeth is a dreaded part of any bedtime routine.  Your feet drag up the stairs every night knowing you likely need to summon your best negotiating

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5 Tips To Help Children Write Valentines and Keep It FUN!


I have a pet peeve that drives me crazy when it comes to Valentine's Day.  Kids handing out Valentine's.... written by their parents.  Nothing drives me more batty then to see a Valentine come home from school or daycare that looked like it have never been touched by the child giving it.  Seriously, why bother handing them out if it was just "homework" for mom or dad? Are you

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Everything you Need to Know For The Target Canada Liquidation Sale


Today marks the beginning of the end - the start of the Target Canada Liquidation Sale.  I am so sad to see this day here already, I never in my wildest dreams imagined less then 2 years after attending the Target Canada opening in Toronto that I would be shopping their store closing sales.  However they ARE closing and here is what you need to know about the Target Canada

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5 Baby Shower Gift Ideas


Everyone loves to celebrate the arrival of a new bundle of joy.  Shopping for a new baby can be so much fun, however it can also be tricky to find a unique and useful gift that the new mama will love.  Here are 5 baby shower gift ideas that are sure to impress: It's Play Time -By 3 months old babies are ready to start exploring the world around them by reaching out and

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5 Ways to Involve Kids in Dog Training


You just finished celebrating the successful potty training of your toddler (no more diapers!) and now you’re considering getting a new puppy for the family.  Just when you thought you were done with cleaning up body fluids... Here are a few ideas to involve kids in dog training: Make walking your new puppy a routine - Instead of running into the house and kicking off

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Nourishing Your Skin All Winter Long #SDMWinterSkin

Aveeno Skin Relief Fragrance Free Lotion

There are some things that I love about winter - taking the kids tobogganing, building snowmen in the backyard and enjoying a hot chocolate on a cold day.  However, I could live without the dry skin that plagues me all winter long.  When I was young the changing of the seasons just meant digging out snow pants and scarf.  In my teen years I would need a little extra moisturizer

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Having fun as a family with Maple Leaf Monster Jam #MyMonsterJam {Giveaway}


A guest post from L.W. Heading to the Maple Leaf Monster Jam for the first time a few years ago, I was absolutely floored by the whole experience.  All of my expectations and biases of the whole Monster Truck culture were thrown to the floor. The energy of the crowd, the announcers, and the roadies, lead to a night of bone rattling adrenaline, and no-nonsense fun.  We are

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