WEEKLY MANTRA

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  • Family Travel Maui Grand Wailea Spa Review (1)

Grand Wailea Spa Grand Hydrotherapy Treat for Mom

It’s so easy for me, like many moms, to get lost in my family’s needs even when on vacation. That’s not to say my family is demanding because they’re not. I couldn’t imagine traveling with anyone else but sometimes I could use a moment to myself. When in Maui, the Terme Hydrotherapy Circuit in the Grand Wailea’s Spa Grand offers the perfect escape. […]

  • Ontario Science Centre MythBusters Giveaway (1)

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition Giveaway

My kids watch a number of shows that don’t interest me but MythBusters isn’t one of them. It’s actually a program the whole family enjoys and it inspires creative thinking and experimentation. So when MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition arrived at the Ontario Science Centre we were stoked to visit and now you can too. […]

  • Family Game Time Nintendo E3 Disney Infinity3 (1)

Family Game Time: Nintendo E3 Games and Disney Infinity 3.0 Preview

Playing games and writing about them is one of the reasons I started this blog. It’s a lot of fun. Another thing I like about writing my blog is attending game previews. Recently I had the chance to preview some of the new games from Nintendo Canada and the latest Disney Infinity version.

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  • Giveaway Menchies Canada Creation Contest (1)

Win a Menchie’s VIP Pass

AHHHHH! It’s summer time and I’m so happy because that means sweeeeet treats!! I love eating; it’s one of my very favorite hobbies (especially when it comes to eating sweets!) Right now I’m falling in love with Frozen yogurt… specifically Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt. […]

  • Family Travel Sunwing Royalton Riviera Cancun Review (1)

Royalton Riviera Cancun Means Luxury and Relaxation for the Whole Family

Getting away with the family can help everyone recharge but planning a trip that appeals to everyone can be stressful. Will my kids avoid feeling bored? Will the food appeal to everyone’s varied taste buds and live up to my high expectations? Will I actually get some vacation time instead of making sure everyone else is happy? I’m sure I’m not the only one who has these thoughts as they submit their credit card number for the big family trip. Unlike past travels, I decided to look into an all-inclusive destination, with Sunwing Vacations as a way to give everyone a vacation, including myself.

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  • Kids Book Review My Rules for Being Pretty Princess (1)

Kids Book Review: My Rules for Being a Pretty Princess

My Rules for Being a Pretty Princess
Raincoast Books / Sourcebooks
By Heath McKenzie
32 pages
age 5-8

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  • Splatoon CanadianVideo Game Tour (1)

Splatoon Canadian Summer Tour

In our new family game time blog our gamer guy talked about the virtual paintball game from Nintendo Canada, Splatoon, a fun video games for families. You can read his post covering the features that will appeal to families. If you’re looking for a new family game for your Nintendo Wii U gaming system, Splatoon may just be the ticket. […]

THIS WEEK’S BEST READS FOR MOM FROM ACROSS THE WEB

Eat: 
10 Mouthwatering Meatball Recipes

Live: 
When To Get Rid of Old Clothes: 10 Tips

Love: 
Respect Your Limits

Muse: 
8 Ways to Bring Mindfulness to Your Family

Nest: 
12 DIY Summer Backyard Bars

Party: 
Gamer Party

Make: 
Monogram Wall String Art

Travel: 
Free/Inexpensive Disney Souvenirs

Play: 
Bug Sensory Table

Parent: 
How Good Parents Miss Child Abuse