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Weird But True! Book Review


We LOVE books in this house, so when MomsMeet (now operating in Canada!) asked us to sample some Weird But True! books from National Geographic Kids, we jumped at the chance! (That means we were…

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Pickle Planet Moncton’s Guide to Shopping at Sequoia Downtown


Shopping local is such fun at Sequoia Downtown! Not only is the shop locally owned, so many of the products are also locally sourced, with most others being Canadian, and you can be sure every…

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Encouraging Sensitivity and Compassion with Kindness Rocks & Ferdinand


Disclosure: This post is sponsored; all opinions are our own. I was helping my middle son, five-year-old Alasdair, with his jacket the other day. “Careful, Mommy, my treasure rock is in that pocket.” This sensitive…

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Saving Money with Moncton’s Quber


Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Quber, but all opinions and commentary are completely my own. I remember the day my relationship with money changed for the worse. It was the day I first paid…

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Crayola Magic Scene Creator Review


This post is sponsored by Crayola. Our family was gifted some fabulous new creativity sets to enjoy in exchange for telling you about one in particular. All opinions are our own. “It’s cool how the…

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Princess Pampering at Nakai Spa


It was such a treat to spend Mother’s Day enjoying a preview of the Princess Pampering Mommy & Me sessions available at Nakai Spa. The staff treated my daughter and me to a complimentary mani/pedi and pedicure – and it was easy to see why my Mama Tribe has been raving about this spa for ages!

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Massage Therapist and Moncton Mom Jennifer Johnston


Pregnancy and dealing with a newborn can be stressful, and we all know that isn’t good for us or our children. When Jennifer Johnston* was expecting her second child, she found her magic stress reliever…

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Dreaming of a Mess Free Life


My house is pretty much always a mess. There are various stages of mess. Some days, the mess is small enough that I’d still invite strangers in. Other days, only the best of friends (with…

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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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Music For Young Children


From lullabies to patty-cake, music is a part of almost every baby’s life. Build on your child’s natural instincts by exploring Music For Young Children (MYC), a musical program for parents and children offered by…

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