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the facts of life

When we were growing up, we distinctly remember having “the talk” with our parents. It involved books, charts and even a short film, and we came out of it all demystified and only slightly uncomfortable. Our parents were well ahead of the game and by grade one, we had a fairly good grasp on where we came from, but many of our peers didn’t really know what was going on with their bodies or “how babies are made” until well into their teens.

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plant the seed

Kids are born to garden. From six months old, babies love to pull blades of grass, stick their hands in dirt and press their faces against plants. And on the West Coast, we get to start early so here are a few tips on how to turn their little thumbs green.

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hippity, hoppity!

The Easter Bunny is preparing chocolate eggs and filling up his baskets for the Big Day. The next two weekends are full of fun Easter happenings, and we’ve put them all together in one convenient list. So don your bonnets, grab your baskets, and head over to one (or many) of these fun Easter events. It’s an eggciting season, so have fun, but take it easy on the chocolate!

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maternity must-haves

Pregnancy is a time of excitement and rapid change. With body changes, food cravings, and all the things we need for us and for baby, it can also be overwhelming and expensive. So we’re always on the lookout for things to use during pregnancy that are also useful when baby arrives. Here are our latest finds:

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