Tasty Toasted Pumpkin Seeds


Love it or loathe it, toasting pumpkin seeds are a part of the Halloween tradition in most homes. You can play it easy — just swish them through some water, toss them with a little…

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A Walk to Remember


We Remember The babies born sleeping Those we carried but never held Those we held but could not take home Those who came home but could not stay Moncton teacher Kim Nelson knows the power…

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Five Things I Learned When My Kid Puked


Food in your child’s hair is cute and picture-worthy if it finds its way there during dinner. It is NOT cute NOR picture-worthy if it finds its way there during the middle of the night.

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The Real Parent Trap: Calling My Sons ‘The Twins’


I try hard not to fall into the parent trap of calling my sons ‘the twins’ – and I want others to do the same. Every child deserves his or her own identity.

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Shopping for Kids Clothes: How Much Do They Need?


Shopping can be a chore if you’re constantly having to pick up items for you and your kids. Schedule two major shopping days each year, in the spring and the fall. With an organized list, a large-scale consignment sale, and a few good stores, it’s possible to condense your shopping time and stick to a budget.

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Pickle Planet’s Tips for Shopping at Consignment Sales


Have you shopped at a kids’ consignment sale yet? Are you curious what to expect – and what to know so that you can make the most out of your experience? No worries! This post…

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Hope for Dominic #cureSMA


It’s not often an internet video takes my breath away. But Dominic and his mother, Stephanie, did just that. Dominic is a smiling, strong, two-year-old boy in Moncton. He is also struggling. In January, Dominic…

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Finding the Right Shoes for Kids


Taking your kids shoe shopping might seem like a bit of a hassle, but it’s well worth the effort to make sure you’re getting the right fit. Because you might just be surprised at how…

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Community Build: Moncton’s Natural Playground


I never thought much about what goes into a playground until I was asked to help build one. The folks at Tangerine invited me and a few other local bloggers to take part in their…

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Getting Out Without Getting The Guilts


I was lucky enough to have a night out with a dozen other moms this weekend. We’d all just spent the better part of two days working our butts off, organizing and running a large…

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