The Struggle Is Real


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DIY puzzles to work on fine motor skills


Have an old magazine around? Turn it into a learning game! Full page photos, from ads or articles, work best, but really any photo can work – a page from the newspaper, something you print…

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Mother’s Day Gifts


Looking for some new ideas on what to get Mom for Mother’s Day? Here are a few of my favourite things. My first Mother’s Day as a Mom was in 2012. My husband, our 10-month-old…

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Bottomless Chicken Pot Pie


Here’s a comforting dish for a chilly evening. Dairy-free, packed with veggies and flavour, and topped with wholegrain biscuits. Yum! The recipe calls for pre-cooked chicken, so be sure to plan ahead.

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Celebrating Milestones


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How to Protect Against Ticks & Lyme Disease


Ticks return with spring; don’t forget to start checking yourself, your children, and your pets for these pesky insects.

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Dirt Play Dough Recipe


This dirt play dough recipe is the perfect go-to for when your kids want to play in the dirt, but you don’t want to have to clean it up! Bonus points: you can have them…

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Fake Pregnancy Announcements & April Fools’ Day


Fertility Matters is a national association promoting infertility awareness in Canada, based here in Moncton. In advance of April Fool’s Day, the organization’s Facebook Page asked would-be pranksters to make fake pregnancy announcements off-limits. One…

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Bringing Autism Awareness to Moncton


Please note: This was written in 2016 on the occasion of the first walk. Families and friends will gather this weekend for the first Autism Awareness Walk in the Greater Moncton Area. One of the…

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Capturing Life’s Moments: Lifestyle Photo Session with Tara Geldart


I’m the keeper of photos in our family. Stacks of albums, spanning decades, are stored in my house. I can spend hours sifting through photographs, sometimes even of people and places I don’t know, imagining…

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