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Author Archives: Sarah Williams

We’re Selling Urban Parent!

Are you looking for an opportunity to work from home, set your own hours and contribute to your household income? Are you interested in owning your own business and having the flexibility to spend time with the kids? Are you an active parent who likes to explore the city and have fun with your family? If you answered yes to ... Read More »

Let’s Discover: Can You Dig This?

She’s back! A T. rex Named Sue has returned to Halifax this winter. Starting January 23, the world’s largest, most complete and the best preserved T-rex fossil will be at the Discovery Centre. We have scientists called palaeontologists to thank for bringing Sue to “life”. Palaeontologists are people who study the evolution of life and learn about past environments and ... Read More »

Time Well Spent: Chin Challenge

It started out like any other Sunday afternoon in our house. Sunday is our chill day – we have no sports or activities scheduled so we get to reconnect as a family. We always do something fun together like go for a hike, play games, go skating or see a movie. This particular Sunday, however, found us all feeling a ... Read More »

Our 2016 Family Challenge!

A new year means a new family challenge from Urban Parent! Join us each month for a fun and engaging activity for your family to do. Get out and enjoy the city, explore new places and most importantly – have fun together! January – Go for a Skate: Even if you spend your weekends at the rink, this month we’re ... Read More »

But Mommm: a simple gift

by Sarah W of Urban Parent A few years ago, my oldest and dearest friend gave me a set of scrabble magnets as a Christmas gift. Little does she know, this simple gift was certainly one that has kept on giving… At the start of every new season or holiday, my two girls and I sit in front of the ... Read More »

Let’s Discover: Light it Up!

It’s that time of year when some of us head to the woods with a saw (or to the tree lot), dust off our boxes of decorations and bring a Christmas tree to life. Arguably the most important trimming a beautiful Christmas tree are the twinkling Christmas lights. Have you ever broken one of the lightbulbs and had the whole ... Read More »

“Name that Flava” Contest from Beanstalk Baby Food

Calling all parents of infants and toddlers – Halifax’s Beanstalk Baby Food needs your help to come up with the name for their latest recipe! Get those creative juices flowing and send us your best idea for their yummy fruit puree that contains Pear, Apple & Plum – and you could win a variety pack of Beanstalk Baby Food that ... Read More »

But Mommm: 5 things…

by Sarah W of Urban Parent As I make list upon list of things that need to be done, baked, purchased and more during this busy time of year, I thought it would be fun to make a different kind of list for a change – like, 5 things I love about being a mother.  Only 5 you say?  Sure, ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Pasta Pokey Artichokey

Not sure how this name came about but I'm sure my kids had something to do with it when they first had this yummy pasta dish. It's a more kid friendly version of a recipe I clipped out of a Real Simple magazine a while back. Super easy and perfect for the chilly days ahead. Ingredients: 1/2 box of whole ... Read More »

But Mommm: Shopping with Kids

Shopping is hard enough at times, but holiday shopping with the kids in tow is in a league of it’s own. It’s going to start soon so we may as well be prepared – right?  Here’s a few tips to help get you through the aisles with a little more ease this season:  The Set-up: Make sure your kids are ... Read More »

Visit the track this summer for family fun!