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Stocking Stuffers for Little Kids


It’s that time of year again. Santa’s Mama elves are scurrying through store aisles, trying to imagine how well each item will fit in their child’s stocking. We pulled together a list of go-to ideas…

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Fun Ideas for Snow


Folks, I’m here to tell you how to plan ahead to make your first snow days the BEST days with some simple fun ideas for snow play! These are great ideas for creating some family…

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3 Tips for Gentle Parenting during the Holidays


Wouldn’t it be lovely to make it through the holidays without losing our cool as parents? Parenting Coach Alison Smith has three tips to help you be a gentle – and sane! – parent this year….

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Local Ideas for Teacher Thank You Gifts


Thank you gifts for teachers can be a bit of a minefield – you want to get them something thoughtful that shows your family’s appreciation, without overspending or adding another ‘best teacher’ mug to their…

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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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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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Moncton Mom Turns to Facebook for Party Guests – And It’s Awesome


Moncton, you’ve done it again! Time after time you rise to the occasion and remind folks just what it means to be good neighbours. Just in the past month we’ve shared stories about a teen…

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Courtney Pringle-Carver is a Super Mom – Just Like You & Me


You know how you see another parent and think, Man, they have this thing figured out! Calm, cute kid, awesome job, out on the town, supportive spouse, killer fashion sense – wish I could get…

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Quick and Easy Halloween Decorating Ideas


I’m always looking for ways to keep our seasonal décor simple, which is why I love these quick and easy Halloween decorating ideas! These look great and come together in a flash – and you…

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