Month: July 2016

Win a $500 Walmart Gift Card {Canada}

I camped in a tent for the first time when I was a teenager and I was hooked. I loved the outdoors, the adventure, the campfire… everything but the bugs! It was one of my favourite ways to vacation for many years. My son and I would escape to various Ontario campsites on weekends and we would camp for one entire week each summer. That was a long time ago. Now I’m a little older and I have a lot more aches and pains. We packed up the tent and camped in Massachusetts a few years ago and I...

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Win a Pull-Ups® Potty Partnership Toolkit

There is an iconic time in a child’s life. It happens at different times for each child and progresses at various rates. It’s the stage that every parent celebrates and dreads at the same time … potty training. Some parents insist that a child can be trained in a matter of days, while others take a more relaxed approach. Experts will say that potty training is more about training a parent’s behavior than a child’s while others promote the idea of positive reinforcement. Personally, as a mother who has potty trained four different children, I say that everyone is right....

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Work Smart for Back Health {giveaway}

For the first few years of my blogging career, I chose to work from a living room chair with a folding table beside it. It caused me to twist sideways towards the table, which resulted in severe back pain. To combat this problem, I went out and bought a fabulous desk with an ergonomic chair complete with arm rests and lumbar support. I use footrest so that my short legs can still be bent at a 90 degree angle with my shoulders back and back straight. The desk is motorized to move up and down from a sitting desk...

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Healthy Summer Snacking with Arla

The three top sentences heard from my kids this summer are: “I’m hungry.” “Can I have a snack?” “There’s nothing to eat.” Truth be told, I don’t think my children could be familiar with the feeling of hunger because they never stop eating. I don’t mind if they are nibbling all day, as long as the food they are snacking on isn’t full of sugar. I can ensure that they are eating well by avoiding purchasing sugary snacks and filling the fridge with fresh fruits and vegetables and a family favourite, cheese. Arla® Havarti is found in the grocer’s...

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Canada’s Wonderland Introduces a Taste of Greece

Canada’s Wonderland is Canada’s largest theme park that has been thrilling families for 35 years. In the beginning visitors could face their fears on big wooden roller coasters and other exciting rides in the parks. Over the years the park has expanded to include a huge water park, children’s areas and more thrilling rides like the Leviathan, one of the tallest roller coasters in the world. Throughout the years, Canada’s Wonderland has continually offered fabulous entertainment like the diving shows and the fireworks, as well as fun Peanuts shows for the kids. The Stars of the Peking Acrobats are fabulous, as...

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