Year-round maple adventures

By Carol Patterson The maple is on Canada’s flag and on gift shop shelves, but Ontario’s Lanark County – a

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Mom Stuff

By Jenna Mohammed CLIF Peppermint Bark When you’re in a crunch for time, grabbing a CLIF bar is your best

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Who is Karli

By Sara Dimerman   Sesame Street celebrated its 50th anniversary in November 2019. Funny how the long-loved characters Elmo, the

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Be a Better Homework Helper

By Sandra Gordon   Homework and headaches go together like macaroni and cheese, especially now that there seems to be

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Winter is the time to get crafty

Planning a party or activities for your kids can be a tricky task, especially during the winter months. While the

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Finding an environment for grace

Seeing cases of bottled water in grocery carts brings out the judgmental and bossy me that I wish to replace

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Cool Stuff

By Jenna Mohammed Cutetitos Cutetitos are adorable collectible stuffed animals wrapped and hidden in burrito blankets. Twelve new characters have been

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January Bookshelf

Where’s Baby? By Anne Hunter Mama and Papa Fox can’t find Baby so Papa heads out on a search. While

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The Sole Surviving Mom at the Bus Stop

By Cheryl Maguire “Hurry up or you will miss the bus,” I hollered to my 13-year-old boy/girl twins. Opening the

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The rollercoaster ride of divorce and hope

By Karen Kaye I was blindsided. I did not see this coming. Sure, we had our issues, but I was

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