4 Simple Tips for Going to the Movies With Kids
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4 Simple Tips for Going to the Movies With Kids

I used to be one of those people who would roll their eyes at couples trying to control their kids in a packed movie theater. Currently, I am a parent who believes in the many benefits of ‘family time’. Learn to laugh at unrealistic expectations and planning ahead with these five tips that can make…

What do Children Dream About?
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What do Children Dream About?

It’s hard to imagine what our littlest ones may be dreaming about when they are sleeping. Could it be eating ice cream or riding their bikes? When they have bad dreams, especially when children are only beginning to speak and can’t articulate what exactly they dreamt about, as a parent you wonder what possible bad…

Advice | Kids

Keeping the Bad Dreams at Bay

Many parents have had to deal with the terrible night terrors with their precious little ones at one point. You never know when the bad dreams will strike and you can feel helpless trying to console your child trying to convince them what they dreamed about isn’t real. We want to protect our most precious…

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How to Make Moving Easier For Younger Kids

We just moved on August 24th. Thank goodness because our old place, well let’s just say – we are ALL so happy to be out of there. But I was always worried about my kids dealing with a move. We did a big move from Kingston to Toronto in August 2010 but this was going…

7 Ways to Calm Back to School Jitters in Children
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7 Ways to Calm Back to School Jitters in Children

Tomorrow school starts here in Ontario! After a year of homeschooling… Kyla, Ava, Jayden and my sweet little first year Kindergartner Jackson are heading to school tomorrow (Jordan will still be homeschooling!) I have some mixed emotions because of how terrible last year was, and also because my little Jackson will be leaving me for…

Tips for First Year Kindergarten Parents
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Tips for First Year Kindergarten Parents

Are you sending a child to kindergarten for the first time? It’s nerve-wracking to go through this new process alone. However, although you feel alone, millions of parents have sent their child to kindergarten for the first time. I have one starting Kinder this year, it will be the only time he’s been away from…

Tips to Get Kids to Eat More Veggies
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Tips to Get Kids to Eat More Veggies

Vegetables are SO important. They contain vitamins and minerals our bodies need and building blocks for your growing child’s body. Only getting your child to eat veggies can be like pulling teeth. If you have a picky eater it is a whole new ball game. One thing I have learned is that kids change their…

5 of The Best Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids
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5 of The Best Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids

Our home was being overtaken by toys. It was becoming overwhelming and felt like a disease on our home we couldn’t control. They were everywhere, even some in our master bedroom. It was a constant struggle and fight telling our kids every day to pick up their toys. I was tired of the fight and…

5 Tips For Teaching Kids To De-Clutter Their Rooms
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5 Tips For Teaching Kids To De-Clutter Their Rooms

I love remodeling my kids’ rooms, but they’re getting a little older, so they want to choose what goes into their bedrooms. I would love for them to pick from any of these from our friends at MyFDB.com, but it’s their choice. However, before we do anything, we’d have to deal with the clutter. Most…

10 Ways to Handle Rough Boys
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10 Ways to Handle Rough Boys

You have probably heard that saying that “boys will be boys.” Well, that statement is mostly true, but how do the parents of those boys handle them?! Some boys love to be “rough” which means they love play and anything that gets their heartbeat up. I find my 3 out of 4 boys get into…