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Dec 12

During the Holidays: Teach Your Kids How To Bake Safely

Besides taste-testing baked goods and treats during the busy holiday baking season, children also love to get their hands dirty and participate in the baking and cookie making process. Whether it’s helping mom frost her latest batch of red velvet cupcakes for her work holiday party or learning the family recipe for candy cane squares …

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Oct 01

Happy October!

But I remember more dearly autumn afternoons in bottoms that lay intensely silent under old great trees -C. S. Lewis

May 10

How to Detoxify Your Home for Spring

Purging our homes of winter dust and gunk is a refreshing way to welcome the season. But to help you go beyond cleaning, Michelle W. Book, in-house holistic nutritionist at the Canadian Health Food Association, says there are three chemical-laden hotspots in your home to look out for. These areas need a detox even more …

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Oct 01

Fall Birthday Party Ideas

Fall is the ideal time for throwing an outdoor birthday party since the weather is crisp and kids are eager to spend time with their friends outside of school. Today, parents are fortunate to have more options for kids’ parties than ever before that go far beyond the classic at-home bash. As you plan your …

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Jul 18

Summer Science Education – 5 Tips For Parents to Promote Science With Their Children

Summer is on the way and school is almost over. How do we keep our children interested in science during these warm months when learning is the last thing on their mind? Stock up on Educational Toys. Educational toys are a great way to keep children learning all summer long. Rock and mineral kits, butterfly …

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Jul 09

Fairy Tea Party Planning, Ideas, Recipes, and Games

Fairy tea parties are fun for the young & the young at heart. Little girls love tea parties and adding fairies to your theme makes them all the more delightful. ~ INVITATIONS ~ Let your creativity flow for invitations. You can add scrapbooking embellishments, glitter or sequins to computer printed invitations, or create your own …

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Mar 07

Essential Tips for Building a Soapbox Car with Your Kids

Looking for an entertaining and educational project you can do with your kids? Ever heard of a soapbox derby? Back in the day, soapbox derbies were a popular activity among adolescents. The actual soapbox cars were typically made from apple crates and roller-skate wheels. With good construction and the help of gravity, soapbox cars can …

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Mar 07

Parenting 101: How to Know if My Baby Is Teething?

The teething process is not the same for every baby. For one, cutting a tooth can happen overnight without pain or discomfort, while another child might have to endure a long, drawn out and painful experience. Unfortunately, teething troubles can lead to sleep deprivation and irritability for both babies and parents. All parents can agree …

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Mar 07

Tips and Tricks for Coping with a Colicky Baby

Any new parent will tell you that there is almost nothing more unnerving than a baby that won’t stop crying. Those glass-shattering howls that keep parents up at night can make it seem like your baby is inconsolable and can be a difficult challenge for exhausted new parents to face. Colic is one of the …

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Mar 07

How to Soothe a Teething Baby?

A baby’s first year is full of joy and giggles, but there will also be days when your wee one is cranky and crying. The irritability and achiness that accompanies the teething stage of development can sometimes be more painful for parents than for your infant. Symptoms can include trouble sleeping, sore gums, and loss …

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