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  • Confessions of a First Year Mommy

    I made it! I have survived my first year as a parent and mother. Even now, saying that I am a mom is incredibly weird. I have always dreamed of being a mother and hoped to be one someday and the fact that I am one still leaves me speechless. Not to mention that I… [Continue Reading]

    Confessions of a First Year Mommy
  • Here’s to a Summer Full of Smiles! :) #KinderMom

    The summer season isn’t technically over until September 22nd, but when the kids are getting ready to go back to school, it always feels like it is marking the end of summer! Hard to believe that it has already been two months since I was talking about my plans for the summer and here we… [Continue Reading]

    Here’s to a Summer Full of Smiles! :) #KinderMom
  • 5 Tips to Save Money Going Back to School Shopping!

    You all know the Christmas song, that was cutely coined as also the back to school anthem for parents… “Its the most wonderful time of the year…..” but is it really? As parents we can get excited to send our little ones back to school and get into the regular day to day routine, but it can… [Continue Reading]

    5 Tips to Save Money Going Back to School Shopping!
  • Get Set to Use Your Imagination, When You Go See the Imagination Movers Live! {Giveaway} [CLOSED]

    If your children watch Disney Junior, then you are likely no stranger to the Imagination Movers! The live-action series – Imagination Movers – follows the adventures of Rich, Scott, Dave and Smitty as they work together through song and dance to solve “idea emergencies” in their Idea Warehouse. Episodes of Imagination Movers air regularly on Disney… [Continue Reading]

    Get Set to Use Your Imagination, When You Go See the Imagination Movers Live! {Giveaway} [CLOSED]

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Confessions of a First Year Mommy

I made it! I have survived my first year as a parent and mother. Even now, saying that I am a mom is incredibly weird. I have always dreamed of being a mother and hoped to be one someday and the fact that I am one still leaves me speechless. Not to … [Read More...]

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4th Annual Kids Day Kanata

On Saturday, October 4th, 2014, the 4th Annual Kids Day Kanata will be held once again at the Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool in Kanata (70 Aird Place) from 12:00pm until 3:00pm.  This annual event, organized by Drs. Erin McLaughlin and Pierre … [Read More...]

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Ottawa Museum Special Events and Programs: September – December 2014

Here are some of the fun events that the City of Ottawa and some Ottawa museums have in store for you for the fall and early winter going until December 2014! September 2014 Harvest Day – September 14 from 10 am to 4 pm Billings Estate National … [Read More...]

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Transition Your Makeup into Fall with 30 Days of Beauty!

I tend to cut back on the amount of makeup that I wear during the summer months, as I am sure most of you do as well. I find that the sun gives my skin a little more glow and also helps the condition of it so I wear less foundation, concealer, etc. … [Read More...]

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Be One of the First to See The Boxtrolls! {Giveaway} [CLOSED]

With the ending of summer comes cooler weather, moving more indoors and snuggling watching movies with the kiddos! We're excited to tell you about a great new family film hitting the theaters September 26th from eOne Films, The Boxtrolls!  It … [Read More...]

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Here’s to a Summer Full of Smiles! :) #KinderMom

The summer season isn't technically over until September 22nd, but when the kids are getting ready to go back to school, it always feels like it is marking the end of summer! Hard to believe that it has already been two months since I was talking … [Read More...]

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5 Tips to Save Money Going Back to School Shopping!

You all know the Christmas song, that was cutely coined as also the back to school anthem for parents... "Its the most wonderful time of the year....." but is it really? As parents we can get excited to send our little ones back to school and get … [Read More...]

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Fun Day Outdoors at Parc Omega!

Back to school season is in full swing and a good part of Eastern Ontario heads back to the classroom next Tuesday (while some already have gone back!), but it is not too late to do some day trips to fun venues around the Ottawa area! A couple of … [Read More...]

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Why I Waited Over 3 Years to Read Fifty Shades of Grey

Last night I finished the third book in the Fifty Shades of Grey series. *le sigh.....* Yes, I realize that I am about three years behind the majority in reading these three books! In 2011 when my girlfriends were all raving about the Fifty Shades … [Read More...]