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ADHD and Anxiety in Kids


The terms anxiety and ADHD are becoming commonplace in discussions about children’s mental well being. In this guest post, naturopathic doctor (and lactation consultant) Dr. Sarah Hardy Walsh, who addresses these concerns in her practice,…

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The Chore Audit


Pickle Planet is thrilled to welcome Ryan Davison as a regular contributor to the site. His story of undergoing a chore audit with his wife had us nodding our heads and cheering out loud. Read…

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Five insanely useful resources for a successful maternity leave


Pickle Planet is pleased to welcome Shauna Cole, a New Brunswick mother and human resources professional, to share some insight for moms transitioning between career and parenting. She’s shared her 17 questions you must ask…

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Seven strategies to survive winter at home with a newborn, from the mom of a November baby


Pickle Planet is pleased to welcome Shauna Cole, a New Brunswick mother and human resources professional, to share some insight for those of you transitioning between career and parenting. She’s shared her 17 questions you…

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The Ultimate Guide to Parental and Maternity Leave in New Brunswick


Pickle Planet is pleased to welcome Shauna Cole, a New Brunswick mother and human resources professional, to share some insight for those of you transitioning between career and parenting. Last post she shared her 17…

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17 questions you must ask your employer before going on maternity leave


Pickle Planet is pleased to welcome Shauna Cole, a New Brunswick mother and human resources professional, to share some insight for those of you transitioning between career and parenting, starting with the 17 questions you…

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The Men of Tomorrow: A Dad’s Take on Gillette’s Latest Ad


Today, I sat down to write an introduction. You know what I mean … that inaugural blog post that tells the world who you are, what you’ve accomplished, and why they should listen to you….

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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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Adoption in New Brunswick: Guest Post with Courtney Pringle Carver and Colin Kennedy Robichaud


I have learned to trust, which was hard for me. Jeff and Yves have been very patient, kind, and loving with me which has allowed me to trust them. In the past it was difficult for me to trust adults. I feel and know where I belong now, I never used to have that feeling. I am thankful and blessed to have my forever family.

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Raising a Child with Down Syndrome: Guest Post by Ben Vuillemot


I find myself struggling everyday trying not to over protect him. I have to remind myself that he is fully capable of doing things on his own. I remind myself that I have to push him, not letting him take advantage of that protectiveness. He is smart and will take advantage of anyone willing to do something for him.

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