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Pickle Planet Podcast: The Braedon Foundation


When Tiffany Agnew’s son, Braedon, died after a brief illness, she knew channeling her energy into helping other families would help her. She quickly created The Braedon Foundation, an organization that brings Happy Heart Bedroom…

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What to do with the family for the May long weekend in Moncton (May 17-20)


The long weekend in May seems to be the official kick off to a new season, though with this week’s temperatures, we’re still a bit hesitant to even call this spring! The cool temps and…

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Family 1st – The Kids Come First: Co-parenting After Separation


A version of this article appeared in Volume 1, Number 1 of Family 1st, Greater Moncton’s Family Guide, of which Pickle Planet Moncton’s Jenna Morton is the Contributing Editor and Senior Writer. Family 1st is…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Parenting Tips with a Parenting Coach


Summertime is here – which likely means more time with your kids. Are you ready for this? If not, don’t worry – we’ve called on an expert for help! Alison Smith is a parenting coach…

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Hillisborough’s Fenced In Playground!


Big shout out to a loyal reader who told us to check out Hillsborough’s fantastic fenced-in playground, nestled behind the visitor’s centre and Artisan’s Village. This isn’t a large playground or one likely to be…

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Youth mental health deserves more than flippant responses from government


There’s an obvious disconnect happening in our society, and while there’s no single answer to solve the issues we’ve created, there are a few obvious steps we could be taking to improve the situation –…

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What to Do with the Kids in Moncton (May 3-5)


Hellllllooooo May! I am SO happy to turn the page on April and jump into a month with sunnier and warmer days! Watch for more playground profiles coming soon, and of course, next weekend is…

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Riverview’s Hawthorne Drive Park


What a fantastic spot! If you’re looking for neat equipment and cool views of Moncton, head to Riverview’s Hawthorne Drive Park. It’s a bit of an oddly spaced out play area, but so fun! This…

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Where is New Brunswick’s Mayor Pete?


I don’t know Mayor Pete, but I’m starting to really like him. Seems a lot of other folks are, too, and not just those in his hometown of South Bend, Indiana, where he’s wrapping up…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Sibling Jealousy and Rivalry


How can a parent tell when sibling jealousy or rivalry is crossing the line into dangerous territory? Sometimes as a parent, it can feel as though our days are filled with breaking up skirmishes between…

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