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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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What to Do This Weekend With the Kids in Moncton (April 26-28)


You guys, I’m not quite sure what’s happened to this month, but we are somehow just days away from May! If you haven’t started to think about Mother’s Day yet, I suggest you get cracking!…

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Visitor Information Centres about more than just directions


New Brunswickers are resilient. We are creative. We can do incredible things when pushed to think outside traditional parameters. And shaking up the status quo of our provincial approach to tourism is not a bad…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Going Greener as a Parent


A zero-waste home might not sound like a reasonable goal for some families, but small steps can still make a big difference, not only in how we treat the environment but also in how we…

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What to do Easter Weekend 2019 in Moncton


Hoppy Easter Weekend, everyone! Whether you fill your house with chocolatey treats or simply spend the weekend enjoying time with friends and family, we hope you have a wonderful long weekend. Sorry we’re a little…

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Riverview waterfront development could appeal to a new type of resident


Perhaps it was a moment of foreshadowing. An acquaintance who is moving to the Greater Moncton Area with his wife and young child recently asked my opinion about places to live. They’re coming from a…

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Moncton’s Westbrook Circle Park


Another tucked away gem for families looking for a playground away from busy roads and with parking is Westbrook Circle Park, on Community Avenue. The Westbrook Circle Park includes a baseball field, a basketball net…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Navigating Divorce


Dissolving a marriage is complicated business, even moreso when you run your own company that has been sharing your family’s stories online. Kara Beaumont Walker is known around the world as The Cookie Lady, the…

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