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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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How Reading Could Save Us All


Tuesday, February 19 was my day of rest this winter. I’d been flat out since mid-December, working on project after project on top of project. There were also all the usual day-to-day responsibilities, and the…

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ADHD and Anxiety in Kids


The terms anxiety and ADHD are becoming commonplace in discussions about children’s mental well being. In this guest post, naturopathic doctor (and lactation consultant) Dr. Sarah Hardy Walsh, who addresses these concerns in her practice,…

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The Chore Audit


Pickle Planet is thrilled to welcome Ryan Davison as a regular contributor to the site. His story of undergoing a chore audit with his wife had us nodding our heads and cheering out loud. Read…

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The Ultimate Guide to Parental and Maternity Leave in New Brunswick


Pickle Planet is pleased to welcome Shauna Cole, a New Brunswick mother and human resources professional, to share some insight for those of you transitioning between career and parenting. Last post she shared her 17…

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17 questions you must ask your employer before going on maternity leave


Pickle Planet is pleased to welcome Shauna Cole, a New Brunswick mother and human resources professional, to share some insight for those of you transitioning between career and parenting, starting with the 17 questions you…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: The Step-Parent Episode


It’s a big leap, going from single living to a relationship. Even bigger when that relationship comes with two small boys! Riverview entrepreneur Tosha Whalen shares her experience transitioning through various stages of parenting –…

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The Men of Tomorrow: A Dad’s Take on Gillette’s Latest Ad


Today, I sat down to write an introduction. You know what I mean … that inaugural blog post that tells the world who you are, what you’ve accomplished, and why they should listen to you….

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Our parenting needs to catch up with our connectivity


The headline cut straight to my heart. Naked photos and videos of children. New Brunswick children. Shared online.  A parent’s worst nightmare. Except that this week’s news is different than other exploitation and abuse cases…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Birth Plans vs Birth Intentions


For more than 40 years, pregnant women have been encouraged to create a birth plan. A set of steps that outline the process of labour, designed as a way to help expecting mothers articulate their…

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