Month: June 2017

#MomHack: Scan Your Pampers Rewards Codes with the New Pampers Rewards App

Collecting Pampers Rewards just got easier with the new Pampers Rewards App! There was a time, a few years ago – when we had one kid in Easy Ups and one kid in diapers, that we would gather up quite the stack of Pampers Rewards codes, to put into the computer. For months, I would […]

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Grass-Roof Houses, Canoeing and History – How to Spend a Day Exploring East of Edmonton

“We should take the kids to the Ukrainian Cultural Village.” I look at my husband and nod. The two of us had visited the site pre-kids but we had never taken the boys. And it’s perfect because I’ve wanted to visit Elk Island Park with the boys and the two sites are located within minutes […]

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30 Things to do with Kids in July in Edmonton | 2017

July is approaching and for most school aged children, summer break is starting. For our family this means more picnics at the park, sand in between the toes, popsicles dripping down little faces and arms, road trips, exploring outdoors as much as possible and allowing the kids to stay up past bedtime every so often. […]

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Lice (Or, How to Get Your Husband to do ALL the Laundry)

It was a pretty busy day around here, and we noticed that our oldest was scratching the back of her head quite a bit. Nothing out of the usual, I mean, she’s constantly playing in the sand and we usually assume she’s got a bucket of sand in her hair, like most other seven year […]

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Exploring Edmonton: The Telephone Historical Center

“Answer the phone,” Big Dude shouts. “Quick. It’s ringing over there.” As little dude looks around, a bit confused, I answer the rotary style phone and have a brief conversation with big dude. And for an hour that scene repeated itself again and again as we visited the Telephone Historical Centre. We had visited the […]

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20+ Ways to Spend Canada Day in Edmonton and Area

The first of July is quickly approaching and since this year marks Canada’s big 150th, the Canada Day festivities will be bigger than ever. Celebrations will be held in and around Edmonton all day long with fireworks to draw the celebration to a close. Whether you are just looking for a Canada Day parade, fireworks […]

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Eating with Kids in Edmonton: My Fries

My four year old has recently developed a love for good old Canadian poutine. He refers to it as the “saucy cheese fries”. For National French Fry Day, I wanted to share a locally and family owned hidden gem that we hit up every week when we are running errands and need to grab a […]

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Read This Advice Before You Bring Your Kids to a Parade

It can seem a bit daunting to watch a parade with very young kids, especially if you are alone with multiple young children. It’s hard to know what to expect and how to be prepared. My oldest attended his first parade when he was two and a half years old and I took the youngest […]

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10 Summer Kid-Friendly Adventures in Banff

Explore the Banff Hoodoo Trail | The hoodoo walk trail is close to Tunnel Mountain campground, and is perfect for a family, as the trail comes with a quick payoff, just after embarking on the trail. For this reason, you can choose to go as far, or as close, on the trail from the parking lot […]

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Contest // Win a Pair of Tickets to See Cirque du Soleil’s

Date night around here is frequent, thanks to a husband that makes it his business to know what’s on the go in Edmonton and inlaws that are extremely generous with their childcare time, sleepovers with the kids and just general ‘coming over for a couple of hours while we go to a meeting or check out […]

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