spring break

Edmonton Spring Break 2024

Spring Break is just around the corner! I’m sure you are all on the lookout for activities around the city to keep your kiddos entertained and we have you covered. Here is our list for things to do this Spring Break with your family.  …

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hotel

Choosing the Perfect Hotel: 10 Key Factors to Consider for an Optimal Stay

Domestic travel is a popular pastime in the United States, with 2.29 billion yearly trips. However, Americans also enjoy exploring foreign shores and embark on 93.0 million international outbound trips annually. International tourism is equally vibrant, as 79.6 million visitors worldwide travel to the United…

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PINK SHIRT

Why Does a Pink Shirt Signify Anti-Bullying?

THE STORY OF PINK SHIRT DAY Pink Shirt Day, celebrated in February in Canada, aims to raise awareness around bullying and funds to support programs fostering self-esteem and empathy in children. The international movement has a great Canadian origin story. It started in the small…

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camps

PD Days, Spring, and Summer Camps at TWOSE 2023

Kids out of school and looking for something to keep the “I’m Bored”‘s at bay? Telus World of Science Edmonton has camps for kids as young as 5 years old, right up to high schoolers. Science, Engineering, Coding, Outer Space, and so much more, there…

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upcoming events

Where to Skate for FREE In and Around Edmonton

Kids are expensive, so here are some locations in, and around, Edmonton where you can skate for free. Both Indoor and Outdoor. Many communities have smaller ice rinks as well that are not listed here. OUTDOOR VENUES CASTLE DOWNS Address: 11510 153 Avenue Pavilion Hours: 9am-10pm Washroom…

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first aid

First Aid Every Parent Should Know

I have always wanted to help people and loved learning first aid as a part of my babysitter’s class. In 2007, I became a paramedic. I had all the faith in the system, that if you called us, we would show up to your emergency…

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How to Support Your Child’s Education at Every Stage

As a parent, you can play an important role in your child’s education, but what that looks like will evolve over time and at different stages. You’re probably already planning to get involved at your kid’s school, stay in touch with teachers, and help with…

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Lessons from the great depression

Use it Up, Wear it Out, Make it Do, or Do Without

Lessons that were learnt from the 1929-1933 Great Depression in Canada were instilled in many of us who are Baby Boomers and Generation X’ers, as children. Those same lessons have been gradually lost over the last 30 years.  We now live in a very “disposable…

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Browser extensions that save you money

6 Browser Extensions That Will Save You Money (&Time)

I know I am looking at all possible ways to save money these days. With the holidays coming up, being able to save money and get cashback on purchases I was already going to make, is a win-win.  Saving me time and money by finding…

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orange

Why do we Wear an Orange Shirt for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation?

As a mother of young children who ask ALOT of questions, I was asked why we wear orange for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Also known as Orange Shirt Day). I vaguely knew the story of the orange shirt, but I wanted to make…

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