10 Ways for Kids to Pass the Time on Christmas Eve

10 Ways for Kids to Pass the Time on Christmas Eve

Remember it? The magical anticipation that made Christmas Eve painfully long? If you allow yourself to go back there, I bet you’ll still find that amazing feeling of excitement in your stomach. Helping kids through the torture of time can turn into some Christmas traditions and create memories that you’ll all treasure.

Best Websites for Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Best Websites for Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Pumpkin carving has come a long way since I was a child in New Brunswick. Carving triangles and a toothy grin into a pumpkin was enough to impress visitors. Now, I’m blown away every year by the talent and creativity behind some truly amazing pumpkin designs. Many of these designs can be easily replicated using […]

Canadian Road Safety: Resources, Alarming Statistics and Infographic

Canadian Road Safety: Resources, Alarming Statistics and Infographic

With school back in session, Canadian municipalities, organizations and businesses are imploring parents to stay calm and focused during the chaotic school zone rush hours of drop-off and pick-up.  An increase in pedestrian and bicyclist accidents overall in Canada, has resulted in an urgent need for education and awareness.

Perfect Pet Present: BarkBath™ Portable Dog Grooming System

Perfect Pet Present: BarkBath™ Portable Dog Grooming System

If there’s one wish that dogs and their guardians share, it’s “no more baths!” Unfortunately, dogs often need to be bathed whether either of us like it or not. We can take them outside in the Summer, but in the colder months it often means the dreaded bathtub. By the time the dog is clean, […]

How to Teach Kids to Embrace Differences

How to Teach Kids to Embrace Differences

Whatever your background is, whether you’re Caucasian, a visible minority or of mixed ethnic background like myself – no one wants to feel marginalized or alienated from mainstream North American or Canadian culture. While some may find comfort in being part of a larger group or community, others who have grown up straddling more than […]

Top Toys in Canada 2016: Star Wars, The Force Awakens

Top Toys in Canada 2016: Star Wars, The Force Awakens

200 Canadian Stores say these Star Wars, The Force Awakens™ toys and games are their top sellers for the 2016 Holiday Season!

New Youth Suicide Study Reveals Triggers (Infographic)

New Youth Suicide Study Reveals Triggers (Infographic)

New research into youth suicide in the UK has revealed key causes and risk factors that can help us save children, teens and young adults all over the world. Here in Canada, suicide is the second highest cause of death among 15-24 year olds, accounting for 24% of all deaths in this age group. The […]