Saturday, November 29, 2014

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Weekend Wrap-up: November 29-30, 2014


1. It’s Sports Day in Canada tomorrow and the whole family is invited to a free celebration of sports. Come learn about and test a variety of different sports and participate in some fun activities that will get everyone moving. 2. The Sackville Business Association is hosting a showing of the popular Christmas movie Elf, staring Will Ferrell. Bring the ... Read More »

Little Ones: to e-read or not?


There is lots of debate about babies and toddlers using/watching screens. The general thought seems to be less screen time is best. As children get older, there are plenty of apps and games that help pre-schoolers and emergent readers learn the alphabet and practice phonetic sounds. What about when you are using your tablet specifically to read books? Do you ... Read More »

But Mommm: Panic


If any of you were at the Remembrance Day ceremony at Sullivan’s Pond you may have noticed a frantic looking woman searching all around for her son. One minute he was standing next to her and the next minute he wasn’t. That frantic looking woman was me and those few minutes (until we found him running back after hiding behind ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: November 22-23, 2014


  1. Do you want to spend the winter on the ski hill in an affordable way? Martock Ski Race Club’s Annual Pre-owned Equipment Sale is a great place to pick up previously used equipment for everyone in your family! And at Ski Wentworth it is their annual open house with a ski patrol gear sale, crafts and pay no HST on your ski ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Santa & Squash


For the past few weeks, my daughter has been asking me about the cold hard truth surrounding Santa Claus. I thought I had another year before I needed to explain the complexities of Santa Claus because up until now, she’s never questioned us about it.  I really believed my 11 -year old daughter, a self-professed believer, would have one more Christmas ... Read More »

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