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DIY St. Patrick’s Day Slime – NO powdered Borax!


So the kids want to make slime – and you want to make sure it’s borax-free and easy? We’ve got you covered! Just three simple ingredients to make this awesome slime for St. Patrick’s Day!…

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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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Pickle Planet Podcast: The Sex After Kids Episode


Let’s talk about it, baby! Sex is a complicated topic, especially when it comes to being intimate with your partner after having kids. Whether you’re expecting a baby, dealing with sleepless newborn nights, or still…

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What to do for Family Day Weekend in Moncton, Riverview, Dieppe, and more!


We’ve made it through another week with another snow storm – and now it’s time for a long weekend! You can always find ideas about things to do with the family on our MEGA LIST…

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What to Bring to the Jack Frost Festival


The time has come – our family’s first trip to PEI’s Jack Frost Festival is almost here and it’s time to start packing! Since I was planning to make a list anyway, I thought I’d…

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Play could be our secret weapon in the mental health crisis


Is the answer to the increasing mental health needs of our youth as simple as letting them play? It’s certainly a large part of the solution to the crisis we’ve created. Our kids spent last…

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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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What to do this weekend with the kids in Moncton (Feb 1-3)


Welcome, February! You are filled with fun and festivals and even a Family Day long weekend! Let’s get this party started! Thanks this week to Riverview’s Winter Carnival for sponsoring the round up (and the…

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Riverview’s Winter Wonderland Park


Riverview’s Winter Wonderland Park lives up to its name and more! What a fantastic recreation treasure, featuring sliding, skating, snowboarding, and more! This amazing space features a skating oval, a super sliding hill, a snowboarding…

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