I Avoid Looking In The Mirror


I avoid looking in full length mirrors. Especially side profile. Like most first-time pregnant women, that side pose was my go-to for nine months of my life. I had no problems sharing belly photos with…

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What to do with the Kids in Moncton this Weekend (Nov 17-19)


It’s been awhile since we did a FULL round up with ongoing events & attractions included (you can always find these details on our mega list of What to Do With the Kids in Moncton),…

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Keeping kids away from the Christmas Tree


Christmas decorating with toddlers can be a challenge. Little hands just can’t seem to stay away – so why ask them to? We love creating a play tree, where the moving of decorations is encouraged!…

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Indoor Skating In Moncton, Riverview, Dieppe, and more


You can find lots of times and places to enjoy indoor skating in Moncton, Riverview, Dieppe, and more – including several free skates each week! Moncton The Superior Propane Centre (55 Russ Howard Drive) offers…

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Remembering the Veterans who didn’t serve on the Frontlines


“We should endeavour to educate our younger people to know what it has meant and what has gone.” Those are the words my grandfather, Norman MacPhee, shared with a reporter more than three decades ago….

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Remembrance Day Weekend in Moncton (with kids)


Welcome to the weekend, everyone – and sorry for the delay in getting this weekend’s round up posted! The general rule is this appears online Wednesday night and is shared on Facebook Thursday around noon,…

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Teaching Young Kids Entrepreneurship with the Mini Maker Workshop from Family Academy


Thanks to Family Academy for teaching young kids entrepreneurship – and offering our children spaces at the upcoming Mini Maker workshop in exchange for this post. Be sure to check out Pickle Planet on Facebook…

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Tips for Holiday Shopping when your Kids Dream Big


Disclaimer: This post with tips on holiday shopping when your kids dream big is brought to you by Mastermind Toys. The opinions and ideas are my own, but I am receiving in-kind payment for sharing…

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New Brunswick Literature Curriculum a Welcome Addition


There’s a shelf on our family bookcase reserved for East Coast authors. (Yes, I organize by theme, and ‘local interest’ takes centre stage.) I was pleasantly surprised when I took inventory of the New Brunswick…

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What to Do With the Kids in Moncton This Weekend (Nov 3-5)


I don’t know about you, but it’s been a long week here at Pickle Planet HQ. I think everyone is looking to lay low, finish off what’s left of the Halloween candy, and prepare for…

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