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Well, that’s a wrap as we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall. After months at home with the children, you may be feeling a little bit of anxiety. With them returning to school full time, you must have

We’ve all seen it—that intrusive nose swab used for a COVID-19 test. Now, instead imagine if you could simply swab the inside of your cheek to determine which medication would work best for you? “The exciting news is there is such

Little People, Big Dreams – Elton John By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara adds Elton John to her collection of Little People, Big Dreams. The biography of a little boy named Reggie, who learned to play his grandma’s piano

It seems like just yesterday you were bringing your newborn home and suddenly, they are an alert 3 month old baby. A 3 month’s baby care is much different than a newborn’s care. By this age, your baby is growing

81 Questions for Parents – Helping Your Kids Succeed in School By Kristen J. Amundson For a parent looking for guidance this book is your assistant to helping your child succeed in school. 81 Questions is loaded with important inquiries that were asked

While there’s still some uncertainty about how this school year will play out, one thing parents, students and teachers can do is, make sure they’re prepared for all scenarios. Here are a few health and safety tips to keep in

Failure. It may not be a word we like to use, but let’s face it – it happens. On a world stage like the Olympics, only one person can come in first. And there are times when those predicted to

The Devine Collection by Häagen-Dazs The Häagen-Dazs Devine Collection features the same creamy richness. Made with 100% dairy and only 200 calories – with 50% less fat and 25% less sugar – in three mouth-watering flavours. Chocolate Chunk Brownie, Raspberry Cheesecake

Summertime is when SUN BUM becomes essential. Offering a wide range of sun, hair, lip, and baby care products. Animal-friendly and cruelty-free, Sun Bum products are 100% vegan, dairy-free, gluten free, and reef-safe. Broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection is available in sunscreens with

Crying is a baby’s natural way to communicate their needs to their caregivers. Most of the time, once the baby’s needs are met, the crying stops. But for colicky babies, getting them to stop crying can be almost impossible. So what

One of the secrets to raising your children to love, respect, and be confident in everything they do is—don’t help them! What? Yes, you heard me correctly. No, I am not suggesting letting them fly free and learn everything on their

WORDS BY Marylene Vestergom Let’s face it—dogs have been living their best lives during the pandemic. They’ve gone on long walks, chased birds in the park, played with the kids in the backyard, cuddled and, quite frankly, been the centre of

The movement to cut sugar from children’s’ diets is growing, especially as advocates reveal the truth about refined sugars. In 2016, it was found that kids were eating on average 19 teaspoons of sugar per day—that’s more than four times

BiMoo BiMoo tablecloths are a fun way to stimulate the four spheres of overall child development. Language, cognitive, socio-affective and motor skill development. These motivational tablecloths can not only be used at home but daycares and schools. Tablecloths are big enough

The school year is over, and I say let the summer fun begin! With restaurants, shops, and camps returning to operation, what plans are you looking forward to taking advantage of without putting yourself or a loved one at risk? You

The Food Doula Cookbook It’s not merely another cookbook, and chapters are by trimesters. From prenatal to postpartum, the Food Doula Cookbook has over 90 easy-to-make recipes for healthy meals. Advice for the new mother to be suffering morning sickness, food

WORDS BY Emily Padan Created during the pandemic, Bloom Class emerged into the virtual education space in April 2020. A team of extraordinary teachers on a mission to foster growth mindsets in children and teens through thoughtfully created group classes as

Lenovo Chromebook Duet This smart 2-in-1 device with a detachable screen switches from laptop to tablet mode quickly – making it the essential family device for learning and playing. Every Chromebook comes with the Google Family Link app, allowing parents to

Parents with young children can find it challenging to talk to their youngsters, especially about difficult or emotional events. Finding the right words to formulate questions in a positive, encouraging manner does not come easy for everyone. Bud Sprout Bloom’s