Author: Sheri

Celebrate National Pet Owners Day April 30th

It’s hard to deny the love a pet owner has for their furry companion. From an endless supply of treats to belly rubs and a basket full of toys, our “fur babies” are spoiled. But it’s not always a walk in the park – there’s the shedding, the “picking up” and the trips to the vet. That’s why, it’s time to celebrate National Pet Owner’s Day – a day that honours all of the loving and dedicated pet parents out there. If you’re a loyal and loving pet parent to a Fido or Fluffy, here are a few tips...

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13 Reasons Why We Should Talk About the Ripple Effect of Suicide

This article contains spoilers for the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why”. “My brother died.” She muttered as she made her way to the manager’s office. I was fourteen years old and working the snack booth in our local movie theatre when my coworker came in with tears streaming down her face. She looked empty. Her eyes were unfocused and expressionless as she answered me when I asked what was wrong. I would learn later that her brother had taken his own life. He was the second of her siblings to take that route and in the following months she...

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I took the pledge. Will you?

I grew up learning about sustainability long before it was recognized in the mainstream. My mother is an avid gardener who collects rain water and built her own composters. She made her own grocery bags and cooked most food from scratch. In fact, I don’t think I had tried many canned foods until I moved out on my own and didn’t have anyone cooking for me anymore. While I believe my mother was ahead of her time (not many people thought twice about using plastic grocery bags 30-40 years ago), I also think she was just doing what made...

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Win 1 of 5 Lil’ Leafs Bodysuits

It is an exciting time for Leaf’s fans right now. Even a self-proclaimed hockey widow like myself can appreciate the excitement of having the Leafs in the playoffs, and judging by my facebook feed I would say that these overtime games are making it even more thrilling! Did you know that this is also the Centennial year for the Leafs? That’s right, the Toronto Maple Leafs are celebrating their 100th birthday this year. To celebrate, Carter’s | OshKosh and the Toronto Maple leafs have partnered to launch a FREE Limited Edition Lil’ Leafs Bodysuit. This fun collectors item is available...

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Putting My Skin Care Products to Work at Night

I was never a kid or a teenager who would lay out in the sun to get a tan, but I was always outside. I liked to play tag with my friends, ride bikes, climb trees and run around the neighbourhood. I loved to swim, take my baby brother for walks and go to the park. When I got older, I enjoyed camping and going to the beach and I was often outdoors with my son. With my olive skin tone, sunburns were rare so I didn’t put a lot of thought into sunscreen. Now that youth is no...

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