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Share and Shine

If there is one thing that I absolutely love, it’s learning new things. I love it so much that it almost doesn’t matter what I’m learning as long as I’m learning something. And thanks to the Information Revolution, I can usually find out about anything I choose with just a few quick keywords. Yes…I am …

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Your School Could Receive a $20,000 Outdoor Classroom from the MAJESTA Trees of Knowledge Program

For the second year in a row, MAJESTA household paper products is giving one very lucky Canadian school the chance to win a complete, customized outdoor classroom worth $20,000! I think this is such a great promotion; what a sensational way to encourage eco-friendly action! The winning school will receive: A customized outdoor classroom, valued …

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Check Out the UrbanMoms Review and Giveaway of the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF3X

When it’s time to open Christmas presents, sing carols, attend concerts and play with toys, having a good way to capture all those memories is a must. Unfortunately, photography is not one of my gifts, so I have a hard time understanding what type of camera is best for making sure we can look back …

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SantasHideout.com-Safe, Easy and Magical Gifting!

When Christmas fever hits and every commercial, magazine article and newspaper has a picture of something that your child wants “more than anything,” figuring out how to deal with the requests reasonably can be difficult. Kids get so worked up about Christmas and all too often it can become hard just for the child to …

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Enjoy Family Game Night with Orville Redenbacher’s Pop & Win!-Giveaway

There is nothing I love more than spending time with my boys. Whether we’re outside throwing snowballs, inside baking cookies or on the road running errands, we always have so much fun together. But now that Zackary is in Kindergarten, I have already noticed that we don’t have as much time together as we used …

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Check Out the FlipKey Flippin’ Awesome Vacation Giveaway!

Do you need to get away from it all? Do you daydream about a rejuvenating vacation in an exotic location? Do you crave luxury and privacy, spending time with the people you care about? FlipKey is there for you! FlipKey is a leading vacation rental site that connects travelers with rental property managers and owners …

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Splash ‘N Boots Roll Play Live Animal Party Concert Tour-Flash Giveaway-5 Days Only!

Boys and girls, get ready to move because Splash ‘N Boots are coming to a city near you! Treehouse’s newest smash singing group will be performing in eleven Canadian cities on their new Roll Play Live Animal Tour, and one lucky Mommy Kat and Kids reader is going to get to enjoy the show for …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian readers (and Happy Columbus Day to all those in the U.S.A.)! I hope your weekends are full of turkey, pie, family, friends and everything else that makes Thanksgiving such a wonderful holiday! I’m so thankful to have such wonderful online friends and readers!

Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Yo Ho, Mateys Away on DVD-Pirate Party Pack Giveaway

Yo ho, mateys away! Jake and the Never Land Pirates, the new smash hit from Disney Junior, is now available to purchase on DVD! My boys have recently become big fans of Disney Junior’s new show, and they are not alone! Kids everywhere love following along with the music and adventures of Jake, Izzy, Cubby …

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The Delta Bessborough in Saskatoon – A Family Vacation at the Castle on the River

It has been years since I have had a proper family vacation. It’s one of those things that we seem to plan for every year, but never actually get around to doing. So I felt incredibly spoiled this year when I got to enjoy not just one, but two family getaways! The first was a …

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The Backyardigans: Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens Family Pack of Tickets for Regina and Lloydminster-Giveaway

In about six weeks, The Backyardigans: Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens live show from Koba Entertainment will be coming to Saskatchewan! I am so excited and I can’t wait to see how my kids react to seeing their Backyardigans friends in real life! For those who missed my last post about the show, which …

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Summer Vacation!

After months of hard work blogging and mothering, I’m definitely feeling like I’m overdue for a vacation. And later today, my wish will come true since I will be heading off with my family on a camping trip to beautiful Northern Saskatchewan! I have scheduled some posts to go up while I am gone, but …

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The Backyardigans: Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens Live Tour-Coming Soon!

Do your kids love The Backyardigans? Mine sure do! And recently, I received the fabulous news that The Backyardigans are going to be travelling across Canada on their incredible The Backyardigans: Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens live tour! My little province of Saskatchewan often gets passed by on family theatrical tours, but not this …

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Summer Camp Survival Guide: Don’t Let Bedwetting Prevent Your Child from Enjoying Summer Camp

When I was a child, I had problems with bedwetting. I was a very deep sleeper and I simply didn’t wake up when I needed to use the bathroom. It was frustrating for me and, of course, for my mother, but most of the time it didn’t really affect my day-to-day life. Then one day …

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Some Bunny New

Our already overfilled household has added yet another member to our family, though he will possibly only remain with us for a short time. Today, my husband arrived home with a tiny baby bunny that he had found injured while working. The rabbit rode in the truck with my husband for the day while I …

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Literacy Tips for Young Readers from Oxford Learning

I believe that strong literacy skills are the cornerstone of our education system. Without properly developed reading and comprehension skills, children invariably begin to struggle around grade four, when textbooks become such a key feature of classroom learning. But how can we, as parents, encourage and nurture our children to become strong and capable readers? …

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Internet Crash

After a huge thunderstorm, our home internet connection has quit working and there are no technicians available to look at it until Thursday at the earliest. I will try to update the website using the computers at the local library, but I will not be able to update the website or draw giveaway winners as …

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