What to do with the kids in Moncton this weekend (Nov 15-17)


It has begun!!! The Holiday season is officially upon us, and we’ve got all the info you need for family events and activities to get you into the spirit and keep the kiddos smiling all…

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How to make simple yet stunning holiday mocktails and cocktails


With holidays come parties. And with parties come festive drinks. And while mocktails are not a new trend, we’d like to encourage you to give them some special consideration this season to ensure every guest…

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Pickle Planet's List of Santa Parades & Winter Festivals in New Brunswick

Santa Parades and Winter Festivals in Southeastern New Brunswick


‘Tis the season for Santa Claus parades, winter festivals, and all things merry and bright! We’ll have more detail on some of these events as the season progresses, but we wanted to make sure you…

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Tips for international travel with kids

Tips for traveling internationally with kids


Pauline Axford and her husband, Bryan Daubney, have visited more than a dozen countries together, four of those with their children, Caleb and Jane. “As a couple, we value experiences and time spent together more…

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Embracing slow travel as a family


Have you ever traveled internationally with young children? For some of us, it’s an idea that seems impossible. But for Pauline Axford and her husband, Bryan Daubney, it’s a way of life. The couple have…

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remembrance day books for young kids

Remembrance Day Books for Young Kids


Reading is such a wonderful way to connect with your children about difficult topics, such as explaining the importance of Remembrance Day. Over the past few years, we’ve read a few wonderfully written and illustrated…

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What to do with the Kids this Weekend in Moncton (Nov 1-3)


Holy moly – how is it November already?! We’ve got our poppies on and are bringing out our Remembrance Day books and crafts to talk with the kids about this important time of year. And…

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How to tackle your clutter with coach Kim Sneath


It’s so easy to get overwhelmed by clutter in our lives. Clutter in our files, clutter in our rooms, clutter in our minds. Thankfully, we can ask Kim Sneath for help! Kim is a clutter…

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Succeeding at Home: A ‘Coles Notes’ of the New Brunswick Government’s Education Green Paper for Busy Moms & Dads


You asked for it, friends, so here it is: my take on the province’s green paper, Succeeding at Home, the Government of New Brunswick’s latest education review. Consider this your cheat sheet before the education…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: How to donate breast milk in New Brunswick


Have you ever wondered how to donate breast milk from here in New Brunswick? Did you even know you can donate excess breast milk in Canada? There are several non-profit banks that accept donations of…

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