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Pickle Planet Podcast: Parenting and Pot


Adult recreational use of marijuana becomes legal in Canada on October 17, 2018 – and according to a survey commission by Moncton-based Organigram, parents in Atlantic Canada are feeling the most prepared to talk with…

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What to Do with the Kids in Moncton This Weekend (Sept 21-23)


Fall is a fantastic time to get out and explore as a family! There are corn mazes, apple orchards, sunflower mazes, and so much more. You can check out our round up of fall outings…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Navigating Pregnancy and Infant Loss


  Mayson. Charlotte. Patrick. Landen. These children did not come home to live with their families, but their brief lives have had a lasting legacy. Join their mothers as they share thoughts on pregnancy and…

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What to Do with the Kids in Moncton (Sept 14-16)


Welcome to a busy, BUSY weekend in the GMA! First up – my apologies if I miss anything. I spent an entire HOUR just waiting for my computer to play nice while starting this weekend’s…

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Leadership takes courage, not common sense


Conviction. Clarity. Change. That’s what I wanted, as a parent and a taxpayer, in the healthier food policy debacle. Not back-tracking and pretending what was written wasn’t what was intended. I wrote about the policy…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Talking with Kids about Disability


This is one of our best episodes yet! Huge thanks to listener Lesley, who reached out suggesting an episode with tips on how to speak with her children entering kindergarten about the diversity of classmates…

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What to Do with the Kids this Weekend in Moncton (Sept 7-9)


How are we all doing with the return of September? It might be back-to-school week but the calendar still says it’s summer – and there’s LOTS to do this weekend (if your little scholars are…

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Dieppe’s Centrale Park


I spied, with my little eye, the cutest little park tucked away from the road – so of course I went to explore! This playground wasn’t on our family’s official list to visit; I was…

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Talking to your kids about sex trafficking


We’ve come a long was as a society in terms of what we now teach our children — and ourselves — about personal health. Stigma is slowly being removed from discussions about physical and mental impairment, sexuality, addiction, depression, women’s reproductive health, and many other areas that were once ‘hush hush.’ I think it’s time we add sex trafficking to that list, along with ensuring everyone knows it’s okay to have made a mistake and ask for help.

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Pickle Planet Podcast: The Consignment Sale Edition


Join Jenna as she introduces Tosh to the world of consignment sales! Learn the tips & tricks to selling and shopping consignment, chat about just how much clothes your kids need, and even catch a…

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