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Sid the Science Kid: The Movie on DVD Has Action and Education for Kids-Giveaway

Who’s every kid’s favourite insatiably curious little scientist? Sid the Science Kid, of course! Sid, like most young children, is always asking questions about the world around him. And in his search for the answers, he helps teach kids about the scientific process! Zackary discovered this hit PBS Kids show when he was about three …

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Spark Your Child’s Imagination with Goofy Grin Monsters Plush Toys-Giveaway

These days, so many of the toys that my boys have are based on characters from their favourite TV shows and video games. I want them to have toys that they like but often when I listen to them play, they are re-enacting scenarios they have seen rather than creating their own stories. My boys …

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Your Little Girl Will Be Ready for Summer in Stuart Weitzman Rose Water Sandals

Nothing says summer like a pair of cute and colourful sandals and if you’ve got a little girl that loves new shoes, Stuart Weitzman has some great choices available for you! The new Stuart Weitzman Rose Water sandals are my personal favourite. With a vibrant orange and pink style, they’re sure to have any little …

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Get Crafty with the Lysol No-Touch Hand Soap Dispenser for a Chance to Win a Mini Tablet #LysolHandSoapContest

The Lysol No-Touch Hand Soap Dispenser is a product that’s made hand washing a lot more popular in our household. But the dispenser itself is certainly a product designed with adults in mind and not kids! Since children love using the dispenser so much, Lysol Canada wants to see how your child can turn the …

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Help Your Kids Feel Better Fast with Cough and Cold Products from Little Remedies-Giveaway

Now that it’s mid-March, warm spring days are almost here. But that doesn’t mean that cold and flu season is over! To the contrary, it almost seems as if my boys have more sniffles and coughs in the spring than at any other time. That’s why I was so happy to discover Little Remedies. This …

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You’ll Have Peace While Your Kids Play with Kidz Gear Headphones

Between my boys’ extensive collection of children’s music and their noisy gaming devices, my day can get pretty noisy at times. And while I try my best to be patient about that noise, sometimes it just drives me crazy! Even so, I’m reluctant to give either of my boys my headphones when they’re listening to …

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A Plethora of Eco-Friendly Surprises in the First LittleEcoFootprint Subscription Box

After months of anticipation, the very first LittleEcoFootprint subscriptions boxes have been delivered! I was so excited when I received my subscription box packed with eco-friendly goodies for Mom and Baby and I couldn’t wait to rush home and open it. LittleEcoFootprint is a Canadian-based subscription box service that delivers eco-friendly seasonal products especially selected …

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Dig Into a Bowl of New General Mills Peanut Butter Cheerios-Giveaway #LMDConnector

There are many people that love their peanut butter and if you’re one of those folks that could happily spread peanut butter on anything and everything, General Mills has some delicious news for you! For a limited time, Canadians can enjoy the great taste of new Peanut Butter Cheerios for breakfast! My boys are both …

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Seek and Find Gets Personalized with Find Me If You Can Books from Bammco-Giveaway

My boys love seek and find books but while Zackary, at six years of age, is quite talented at finding tiny characters in a busy, jumbled picture, Benjamin, at three, often gets frustrated after a few minutes. Of course, he insists on searching anyways because if his big brother is doing something, then he wants …

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Maestro Classics Carnival of the Animals is Zoological Music Kids Will Love-Giveaway

The Maestro Classics Stories in Music collection is one of my very favourites series in children’s music. I absolutely love the way that the CDs marry engaging stories with stunning classical music tracks to ensure that some of the most acclaimed music in the world becomes a family-friendly listening experience. The newest release from Maestro …

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Let Your Children Build Some Fun Christmas Morning with Meccano

If you have a child that loves to build, let them create something amazing with the construction toy that’s been a favourite of children since 1901, Meccano! Over the years, Meccano has changed a lot and this year the company has some great choices for the holiday season. I recently received a few of them …

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Find Fresh Fashions for your Children at La-di-da Boutique

If you have a fashion-forward little boy or girl and you’re looking for the trendiest outfits for your child this holiday season, look no further than La-di-da! This New Jersey-based store with an online boutique features the hottest children’s fashions from favourite designers including Caramel Baby and Bonpoint. I took a look at the store …

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Dollies! Plush Toys are the Perfect Unique Christmas Gift for a Child-Giveaway

There’s something special about a handmade toy. With so many mass-produced playthings available, having something that’s one-of-a-kind really means a lot. When I was a child, my siblings and I each received a hobbyhorse that my aunt and uncle had made. Those horses provided us with hours of fun and to this day, I still …

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Create a Peaceful Bedtime Tradition with the I Am Sleepy Children’s CD by Sukey Molloy-Giveaway

Bedtime is always a challenge in my home.  Neither of my daughters take it well.  In our efforts to make it easier for them my husband and I have a fairly consistent routine for them at bedtime which includes a half-hour warning, a bath on some nights but not all, moisturizer,  teeth brushing and always …

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Minute Maid Wants to Give You and Canadian Children a Great Start to the Day-Giveaway #MinuteMaidBCC

A few weeks ago, I shared the news about Minute Maid’s latest commitment to Breakfast Clubs of Canada. The company has supported this worthy organization for years and once again has helped to ensure that children across the country start the day with their stomachs full and their minds ready for learning. And to celebrate …

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Chirp Magazine is Turning Fifteen and Your Child Could Win Presents to Celebrate-Giveaway

When I was a child, my Mom helped to begin my lifelong love of reading before I even started school. From spending time reading storybooks out loud to me every night to making sure that there were always colourful books out for me to look at, I learned early on that reading was something wonderful …

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Give Your Kids a New Way to Learn the Alphabet with W is for Wapiti: An Alphabet Songbook-Giveaway

Almost every family has a colourful board book featuring the alphabet to help children learn that A is for Apple and B is for Bear. But what about a book that breaks out of that mould with an enchanting song for each letter? A book where M is for Marmot, I is for Imagine and …

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Breakfast Clubs of Canada Will Help More Than 100,000 Children This Year Thanks to Minute Maid #MinuteMaidBCC

I think almost all us busy parents occasionally struggle with getting our children to eat breakfast before the family rushes out the door in the morning. It can be frustrating at times, but it’s nothing compared to the anguish of Canadian parents that are forced to send their children off to school with nothing to …

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Turn Pillows into Pals with Pillowcase Friends from Company Kids

It might seem a little early to start thinking about Christmas, but it’s really only a few months until the snow will be falling, the coloured lights will be twinkling and everyone will be searching for that perfect present. And for the child that wants something cute, cuddly and adorably useful, Company Kids, a division …

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Get Your Kids Their Daily Fruits and Veggies with Earth’s Best Organic Kidz Applesauce-Giveaway

It can be hard to make sure that kids get all the servings of fruit and vegetables that they need in a day, especially once school starts up and extracurricular activities begin once more! Add to that the stress of dealing with picky eaters that turn their noses up at anything green and it’s no …

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Dane-Elec ShareBytes USB Drives Make Carrying Schoolwork Easy and Fun-Giveaway

When it’s time to start back-to-school shopping, you may notice a few extra additions to the usual list of notebooks, pencils and highlighters. For many classes, a USB flash drive is now an essential classroom item. And with good reason! These handy and portable drives let children easily work on projects both at home and …

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It’s Worth Buying High Quality When It Comes to Your Child’s Bed

One of my most memorable events from my childhood was when my room received a full makeover that included the purchase of a new single bed, new bedding and new paint. It was my first experience with the world of interior design and I remember so clearly looking through catalogues searching for the perfect blanket …

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Online #BabyShower-Outfit Your Baby in Style with New Infant Fashions from The Children’s Place-Giveaway

As far as I’m concerned, my days of having babies are over. But that doesn’t mean I still don’t swoon over all the adorable baby products available for a family’s precious little bundle of joy! And that’s why I was delighted when I was given the chance to participate in a fabulous Online Baby Bash! …

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Whatever!

Individually, my boys are really good on car rides, but together…well, let’s just say there’s a reason their booster seats are as far away from one another as possible. Today we had errands to run in Regina and as we sat in the car at our first stop, they started. Zackary mentioned something he saw …

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Heather Hartt-Sussman Picture Books Entertain and Teach Children About Their Feelings

My boys are big book lovers and so I appreciate it when I discover a picture book that helps my boys learn some valuable life lessons as well as entertaining them. The picture books from Heather Hartt-Sussman sounded like just the type of books I love and I was delighted when I received Nana’s Getting …

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Walk All Day and Jam All Night with Will Stroet’s New DVD Will’s Jams-Giveaway

Last year my boys and I discovered the fun-filled music of Vancouver-based children’s musician Will Stroet. It only took a few songs for us to fall in love with Will’s music and to this day, the CD my youngest son keeps in his room ready to play at the push of a button is Will’s …

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Make Computer Time Safer with the Chatman Interactive Buddy

Your kids want to play on the computer but you’re worried about the potential dangers of the Internet. You want them to have access to all the educational experiences that technology has to offer them but you also want to make sure that their entertainment isn’t going to expose them to objectionable material or potentially …

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Yo Gabba Gabba: Super Spies DVD Guest Starring Jason Bateman-Giveaway

There’s something about a mystery that’s just hugely entertaining and the appeal really doesn’t have an age limit. The concept of good guys and bad guys or of solving a mysterious problem is intriguing whether you’re four or forty. I didn’t realize just how much younger children loved shows with a little mystery until my …

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Children’s Music Gets Personalized with Just 4 Me Songs-Giveaway

Personalized products are so much fun and when they feature characters that my boys know and love, they’re even better! Zackary and Benjamin are both big fans of music and that’s why I was thrilled to learn about the CDs from Just 4 Me Songs, fun personalized children’s CDs sung by an assortment of popular …

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