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5 Ways Kids Benefit from Summer Camp - With summer vacation starting TODAY(!), many parents are still wondering how to fill their children’s time. Insert summer camp! Summer camp...
5 Ways to Deal with Bug Bites, Naturally - There are 82 species of mosquitoes and more than 1,300 species of wasps in Canada, but all it takes is...
Cottage or Camping Hair Tips - Whether you are dockside or fire side this long weekend, fretting about your hairstyle (or your kids’) and spending hours...
Spring Bucket List: Family-Friendly Activities - Spring has officially SPRUNG! We noticed mostly because our littles have gotten just a wee bit squirrely lately and they...
Get Outside and Welcome Spring with the Best Gear - Spring is one of our favourite times of the year. Why wouldn’t it be? The winter is dwindling, the snow...
9 Tips for Backyard Camping - Are you a camper or a glamper? Do you love the woods or have you never been? Regardless of how...
7 Ways To Protect Your Family From Mosquitoes -   Summer has arrived and with it have come many sunny days filled with outdoor adventures and lots of cozy...
8 Things Kids Learn from Surfing Lessons - When you visit Hawaii you attend a luau. When you travel to New York you walk through Central Park. When...
Spring Gardening Tips - At Jackson-Triggs Estate Winery, Chef Tim grows his own herbs and vegetables in the kitchen’s garden (lucky guy!), and uses these...
Let the Kids Paint Outside - Parents are really good at excuses. Don’t believe me? Then just ask them this question: “Can I paint a picture?”...
Cook with the Sun -   YOU WILL NEED: a sunny day shoebox black paper glue larger cardboard box additional cardboard bubblewrap or newspaper tape...
Make Your Own Sidewalk Chalk - There’s no better place to be than outside on a warm spring or summer day. But once kids tire of playing...
5-Step Garden Bench Project - Now that the weather is (finally!) cooperating, we’re looking to our outside spaces for a little more…well…space.  Creating a beautiful...
Why My Kids Need to Unplug: A Personal Story - If ever there was an important goal for 2016 that I continue to make as a parent, it is to...

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