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    Change is in This Autumn Air

    It has been hotter than it should be, tricking me into feeling like the lazy days of summer are still here, but no, I need to buckle down. There was a hint of autumn in the air…

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    Parenting Makes All Issues Personal (Sponsored Post)

    I can’t believe my kids are in grades two and five this year. Where does the time go? With all their new-found summer independence I wonder if this is the year they’ll want to…

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    Got Lice? Do this.

    If your kids don’t have lice, now’s the time to order yourself a metal nit comb from somewhere like Well.ca, because believe me when I say it’s not something you…

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    When do they lose THAT smile?

    I love September for a number of reasons. The air is different, the leaves start to change, and kids go back to school, inundating my Facebook timeline with adorable pics of all…

  • 5 Family Road Trip Gear Items

    5 Family Road Trip Gear Items

    Heading out on the open road with your kids? iPads (or Leapsters for the littler kids) are an obvious bring-alongs for kids. Here are a few extra tech items to grab for the trip…

  • Here's what's great about Moncton

    Here’s What’s Great About Moncton

    When you’re driving from Quebec through New Brunswick, you quickly realize the expanse of treed beauty this province has to offer. By hour 5, however, you’ll come to the…

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    Driver’s ed… for kids?

    Back in the spring I spotted an event on Facebook that sounded intriguing. It was called kartSTART, and the idea behind it is to teach kids age 10 and up the basics of how cars…

  • Find the ones who will hold your pieces together.

    Find the Ones Who Will Hold Your Pieces

    You’d think that by the time we reach middle age, we’d know how this whole life thing works, but life’s like, well, life. . . it’s fluid, ever-changing,…

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    Review: 2016 Mazda CX-9 GS-L AWD

    The new Mazda CX-9 is Mazda’s brand new 3-row crossover. It replaces the somewhat tired CX-9 that, based on casual observation, never sold in huge numbers here in Canada,…

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    The Show Me Your Brave Project: Why it Matters

    Awhile ago, a reporter reached out to me about the Show Me Your Brave project. The project was something I started rather casually (and quite by accident), collecting stories of…

  • This is for the parents of the crying children heading off to school

    Dear Mama of The Crying Child

    When my son was just three years old, I walked him to kindergarten. I was ready for him to go, and I know he was ready, too. He had grown so much and wanted new friends and…

    Find out why Quebec City is great for families at IDontBlog.ca

    Family Fun in Québec City

    Our second stop on our epic summer #IDontRoadTrip was in beautiful Québec City, the only remaining walled city north of Mexico City and one of the oldest…