She Said: Reading Between the Lines of the Education Plan


My biggest problem with the province’s 10-year education plan – calling it a 10-year plan. It creates the expectation that it will set out concrete steps to achieving goals and decisions on major education issues….

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He Could Race in Rio: The Power of Role Model Shayne Dobson


I’m not sure I truly understood the power of positive role models, the power of seeing one’s self reflected back in popular culture, until I told my son about Shayne Dobson. Shayne is a runner,…

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She Said: Too Chicken To Try


I don’t live in Riverview, but if I did, I wouldn’t mind my neighbours having chickens. Not that they’d be allowed to, mind you. Council voted down a motion this month to allow backyard hens…

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Buzz Local: Preparing a Child for Kindergarten


A discussion about practical ways to prepare your child for kindergarten.  http://buzzlocal.tv/share.php?id=11450&thumb=

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Practical Tips for Families Starting School


Parents, don’t sweat the big stuff when it comes to getting ready for the very first day of first day of school. The big stuff can all be worked out – if you can pay attention to the practical stuff. Going solo to the washroom. Walking and timing the route to school or the bus stop. Opening lunch cans. Zipping up coats. These skills are more important for starting school than counting to 10 or writing their name.

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Beauty and The Beast


Today wasn’t my best day. I worked myself into an anxious state this morning because I didn’t give all five of us enough time to get ready to leave for a wonderful birthday party. After…

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Buzz Local: Ice Cream Scoop


I scream, Erik screams, we all scream for ice cream! The scoop about best places to grab a hard ice cream cone in the Greater Moncton Area.  http://buzzlocal.tv/share.php?id=11358&thumb=474

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Family Moves: What To Ask Realtors to Find Family Friendly Neighbourhoods


Location, location, location. That’s the real estate mantra we all know, right? Buying a home is a huge commitment with a seemingly never-ending list of must-haves. Top on the list for most families is making…

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Printable Scavenger Hunt: Riverview


We have so many wonderful outdoor spaces to explore in the Greater Moncton Area, but sometimes it’s fun to have a little extra incentive to get out and about. So we’ve started creating our own…

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Buzz Local: Toddler Friendly Playgrounds


Our top picks for toddler and preschooler friendly playgrounds in the Greater Moncton Area. http://buzzlocal.tv/share.php?id=11150&thumb=

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