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What to Do with the Kids this Weekend in Moncton (April 12-14)


Welcome to another weekend that isn’t quite as spring like at the dates would lead us to believe! How is it the weekend before Easter and the snow is still being covered in snow?! It’s…

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Moncton’s Centennial Park


Centennial Park is by far the most well-known park and playground in the City of Moncton! This is a fantastic space, often used for large events, and a year-round destination for walking, biking, cross-country skiing,…

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Presumed consent for organ donation makes sense


Nova Scotia is poised to become the first North American jurisdiction to adopt an opt-out approach to organ donation, and I sincerely hope it sparks a trend across our country. It is a decision that…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: The One Where We Launch a TV Show


Yes, you read that correctly – the Pickle Planet Podcast is now also a TV show! Jenna & Tosh are thrilled to bring their weekly conversations about parenting, mothering, and so much more to Rogers…

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18 Fun Things to do with the Family in Moncton this weekend (April 5-7)


Wowzers – we’ve made it to April and this month is starting off strong! The weekend is jam packed with everything from maple festivals to early Easter celebrations to spring readiness events. We’re going to…

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Youth Mental Health Awareness Week: Build Your Grit


Fifteen years ago, I sat down to interview a group of elementary school students about stress, anxiety, and other mental health challenges they and their friends were experiencing. This was before Facebook and Snapchat and…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Sleep Training Tips


Moncton sleep consultant Catherine Gallant sets Tosh and Jenna straight on the best tips for training infants and toddlers to get the sleep they – and their parents! – need. Even if you’re past the…

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15 Things to Do with the Kids in Moncton this weekend (March 29-31)


This is it, folks! The last weekend in March. Can you believe it?! We’re moving on from winter activities finally and starting to think about Easter! Before we dive into the family-friendly ideas, a quick…

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Arts education deserves our attention, too


My social and traditional media feeds, as well as my conversations among friends, remain largely occupied with discussions around our provincial government’s review of Early French Immersion. I’m engaged in the debate and think it’s…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: The Self Care Craze


It’s another Jenna & Tosh episode of the podcast! We’re told these are some of your favourites, when we just rant and ramble on about what’s on our minds – so, you’re welcome! In this…

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