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New Brunswick poised to reap benefits of resident, employee loyalty


When we raise children who are proud of this province, who understand its history and its potential, we are creating the groundwork for a generation of leaders who can bring people and prosperity to this province, even if they choose to live elsewhere. Now is the time to draw on those connections, to find the New Brunswickers who have moved to other parts of the country and the world, and not only remind them of their love for this land but also inform them of the advances since they’ve left.

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Please, stop undervaluing the work of creatives!


Many parents, mothers especially, try to earn income for their families by working in the creative industry: photographers, knitters, crafters, and so on. Many of these parents also face a constant stream of criticism for…

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What to Do with the Kids this Weekend in Moncton (Nov 2-4)


Have you recovered from Halloween yet? Are you ready for the time change Sunday? It’s likely going to be a quiet weekend for everyone with all the recent excitement, but if you’re looking for an…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: When Your Partner Works Away


Every family dynamic is slightly different, but we think anyone who spends time ‘soloparenting’ will find themselves nodding along in agreement with this week’s episode. Jenna & Tosh are joined by talented mama Lynn Colepaugh,…

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What to Do with the Kids this Weekend (Oct 26-28 & Halloween, too!)


If you need a dose of Halloween fun, we’ve got you covered! More than 30 events you to choose from between now and the big day – plus a category at the end for non-Halloween…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: What’s Ruining Halloween


Commercialization, sensationalism, and sexualization is ruining Halloween. Whether you agree or disagree, you’re sure to find this week’s podcast interesting! Join us as Jenna & Tosh talk about the good ol’ days and how they’d…

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What to do with the family this weekend in Moncton (Oct 19-21)


We are so lucky to live in a community filled with amazing activities for families! You can always find our list of ongoing events and attractions online, as well as our round up of this…

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Athlete with cerebral palsy and Nike deal offers inspiration


Each day, our five-year-old son (with some reminders from his kindergarten teacher) switches his hard plastic insole additions from his outdoor shoes to his indoors one and back again. It’s the only clear visible cue…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Redshirting your Kindergarten child


Sending your child off to school is complicated enough, but when you are given the choice whether to send them or hold them back, it becomes a much harder decision! Redshirting is a term used…

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What to do with the kids in Greater Moncton this weekend (Oct 12-14)


Happy weekend, everyone! Apologies in advance if we miss anything in the round up – there was a computer crash midway through the first version, combined with an allergy-induced bout of illness, so we may…

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