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Glama Gal Tween Spa Opens 8th Location in Barrie

Our readers know that we're huge fans of the Glama Gal Tween Spa franchise. As official Glambassadors, we're thrilled to announce that their 8th location is now open in Barrie, Ontario. To celebrate, Glama Gal Barrie is throwing a Grand Opening Bash on May 31, 2015. Though the party is sold out, continue reading to find out how you can win tickets … [Continue Reading]

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Social Media Can Be Beneficial

We know we share a lot of social media safety and we think it’s important that you know how to be safe online….but guess what, we actually love social media and we think the kids should be on it. We know how crazy is that! That doesn’t mean they need to be on every single platform that is out there. It does mean that you need to be #sociallysafe … [Continue Reading]

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Stay at These Hotels Made Famous by Hollywood Films

Have you ever thought of staying at a hotel that was featured in a major motion picture? If you're celebrity obsessed like me, I would jump at the chance to stay at any one of these 10 movie hotels. Our list stretches from South Africa, Japan, Buenos Aires, Bora Bora and the United States. Whether you're looking for a romantic rendezvous or a … [Continue Reading]

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Social Media Can Be Beneficial

We know we share a lot of social media safety and we think it’s important that you know how to be safe online….but guess what, we actually love social media and we think the kids should be on it. We know how crazy is that! That doesn’t mean they need to be on every single platform that is out there. It does mean that you need to be #sociallysafe … [Continue Reading]

Lip Gloss to Lotions - Teaching Your Tween About Healthy Products via Tweenhood

Lip Gloss to Lotions – Teaching Your Tween About Healthy Products

Tweens and teens have officially taken over my house.  My 3 daughters are now aged 9, 11 and 13 and I have noticed that ever so slowly, the play makeup in our house is being replaced by real lip gloss, requests for deodorant and mascara.  Actually my oldest daughter stole my mascara to use it secretly but this mama knows when lashes look more … [Continue Reading]

What's the Deal with Teens and Time Management? Book review and giveaway

What’s the Deal With Teens and Time Management? – Book Review and Giveaway

Is your son or daughter a procrastinator? Do they leave homework assignments and projects to the last minute and then get stressed out? Is the morning routine in your house full of stress, arguments and rushing out the door at the last minute? Is your tween or teen constantly distracted by their phone or social media, or do they spend too much time … [Continue Reading]

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Helping your daughter get ready for her first period #PlayOnCa

Helping Your Daughter Be Ready for Her First Period

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Playtex. As always, opinions expressed are my own. Do you remember where you were when you got your first period? I'm sure you do. You probably also remember your feelings about it. Were you completely prepared for it - or did you feel confused, scared or anxious? I know my mom had talked to me about it, … [Continue Reading]

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Beat Summer Boredom with these Fun Toys for Tweens

No matter how old your kids are, you're likely to hear those dreaded words this summer, "I'm bored...there's nothing to do." To help you prepare for the inevitable complaints of summer boredom, … [Continue Reading]

The Tween Year Firsts

As parents, we often speak to our baby firsts - rollover, sleeping through the night, sitting up, eating solids, etc. and those are indeed big milestones. But as they get older, they enter the tween … [Continue Reading]

Glama Gal Tween Spa Opens 8th Location in Barrie

Our readers know that we're huge fans of the Glama Gal Tween Spa franchise. As official Glambassadors, we're thrilled to announce that their 8th location is now open in Barrie, Ontario. To celebrate, … [Continue Reading]

8 Gift Ideas for Your Grade 8 Graduate

  It's amazing how fast time flies. One minute they're entering junior kindergarten and 10 years later, graduating from Grade 8. Graduation is all the talk at this time of year - the grad … [Continue Reading]

Social Media Can Be Beneficial

We know we share a lot of social media safety and we think it’s important that you know how to be safe online….but guess what, we actually love social media and we think the kids should be on it. We … [Continue Reading]

What’s the Deal With Teens and Time Management? – Book Review and Giveaway

Is your son or daughter a procrastinator? Do they leave homework assignments and projects to the last minute and then get stressed out? Is the morning routine in your house full of stress, arguments … [Continue Reading]

Helping Your Daughter Be Ready for Her First Period

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Playtex. As always, opinions expressed are my own. Do you remember where you were when you got your first period? I'm sure you do. You probably also remember … [Continue Reading]

Fun Summer Jobs for Kids

After the novelty of the first few weeks of summer wears off, kids who are used to being busy all day start to get antsy. If your kid is looking for something to do, why not introduce them to the idea … [Continue Reading]

Stay at These Hotels Made Famous by Hollywood Films

Have you ever thought of staying at a hotel that was featured in a major motion picture? If you're celebrity obsessed like me, I would jump at the chance to stay at any one of these 10 movie hotels. … [Continue Reading]

Carefree Family Camping in Ontario – Book Now and Save 20%

There's just something about a camping trip that helps families unwind and reconnect with each other. The combination of the fresh air, being close to nature and away from our screens and other … [Continue Reading]

Food Revolution Day 2015 – Fighting for Food Education for Kids

Jamie Oliver, famed British chef and cookbook author, believes that every child has “the right to be taught how to grow and cook fresh, nutritious food at school” and he’s challenging everyone to help … [Continue Reading]

9 Splurge Gift Ideas that Moms will Love

Moms, we have a question for you. When someone asks you for gift ideas for an upcoming event, like your birthday, Christmas or Mother's Day, what do you suggest? Clothes? A book? Something for the … [Continue Reading]

Mother’s Day Gift Giving Made Easy with Apple Print Products

Whether mom or grandma is near or far, a personalized gift that captures all of your special moments will have her reminiscing for years to come. Create a beautiful Photo Book or Calendar and have it … [Continue Reading]

Helping Your Kids Find the Perfect Career for Them – #Giveaway

How many times were you asked the following question when you were growing up? "What do you want to be when you grow up?" I'm guessing it was many, many times. Were you one of those people who … [Continue Reading]

Cyberbullying Takes Centre Stage at Young People’s Theatre with tagged

You know your tween/teen is online, you see them glued to their devices, but do you really know what they're doing?  Green Thumb Theatre's production of tagged, now playing at Young People's Theatre, … [Continue Reading]

Getaway Vacation Ideas for Women

Between cooking, making lunches, car pools, extra curricular activities, teacher meetings, school plays, and your job, there's not many hours left in the day to devote to yourself. Sometimes we just … [Continue Reading]

Instagram…All my kids do is post pictures or do they?

Instagram is a great platform to share pictures and for the younger users to start using social media. The kids all love it and in most cases it is one of their first experiences with social media. If … [Continue Reading]

G Day Toronto – April 26, 2015 – An Event for Girls Ages 10-12 and their Champions

  If you've got a daughter between the ages of 10 and 12, in grades 5, 6 or 7, there's an event coming up in Toronto that's designed just for you both. Founded in Vancouver in 2014, G … [Continue Reading]

Money 101 At Children’s Museum of Houston

Article by: Bill Clevlen of Bill on the Road. Reposted with permission.    If there’s one thing that’s important to pass onto younger generations – it’s the importance of money management.  … [Continue Reading]

Cineplex Family Favourites – $2.99 Movies on Saturday Mornings

Cineplex has released its line-up of movies for the popular Saturday morning Family Favourites series. For only $2.99 you can start the weekend off with a fun family film. Cineplex Family … [Continue Reading]