What's Happening This Week?

Happy Spring! Our flowers are planted, our garage is clean and our patio furniture is out. Bring on the warm weather.One thing I noticed this week is the arrival of the weekend festivals. Our event calendar is bursting with ideas. ...

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Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience Beams into Ottawa

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience Beams into Ottawa

Space, the final frontier. How many of you grew up with that phrase burned in your mind? I was a big Trekkie growing up (the original and Next Generation, not so much Deep Space Nine or Voyageur). My husband and ...

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City of Ottawa Splash Pads Now Open

The City of Ottawa Splash Pads are now open until mid September, weather dependent. Splash pad sites are unsupervised. You can find a splash pad near you. Additional sites may have delayed openings due to impact from winter weather which ...

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Warmer Weather Is Finally Here!

Warmer Weather Is Finally Here!

You want to be ready for when the warmer weather actually decides to stay, but sun safety isn't as simple as buying some spray and voilà! Did you know it is not recommended for you to apply sunscreen to babies ...

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Fruit & Veggie Flower Snack and Dip Options

Fruit & Veggie Flower Snack and Dip Options

I don't know about you, but my kids LOVE when I serve them a special snack. This is a perfect snack to hold the kids over 'til dinner, or it would even be great for a pre-dinner appetizer surprise! Fruit ...

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How to Talk With Kids About Grades

How to Talk With Kids About Grades

As the school year draws to a close, it is important to discuss your children's study habits and how these habits may influence their progress in school next year. When parents review grades with their children in a positive manner, ...

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Save the Date - Saunders Farm Opening Weekend is June 4-5, 2016

Save the Date - Saunders Farm Opening Weekend is June 4-5, 2016

Head over to Saunders Farm for some great family fun. This family-run, 100 acre farm is a great place to make memories. Play, run, explore and laugh. It's awesome. The Farm is open 10am - 5pm on Saturday, June 4th. ...

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Summer Camp Guide - Spaces Filling Up Fast

Summer Camp Guide - Spaces Filling Up Fast

I finally finished booking my kids into camps, including five camps over nine weeks for two kids. Whew!!Book now because spaces are going fast (or in many cases, camps are full) Whether is sports or science, dancing or dissecting, we ...

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