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On This Day In 1955 – An Elephant Started Making Streets Safer For Kids

Elmer the Safety Elephant was born in 1947. Elmer had some pretty simple rules: “Look both ways before crossing the street,” and “Keep away from parked cars.” But they worked. Traffic accidents involving children dropped by 44 per cent the

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Family Day Sounds Like This…

Family Day is coming up soon and if you’re looking for things to do with the….well family, you might want to check this out. It’s the Big Bang Festival, a fun-filled two-day children’s music festival offering free and low cost

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Foreigner Re-Record Song For A Great Cause

I remember the first time I heard the song I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner live, it was at the Montreal Forum and they brought out this great chorus of kids to sing it and it was

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Ho Ho H-Obama :)

If he were running for President, he would certainly get my vote on this story alone, not to mention the picture, right? However the man has already been President and I can’t vote anyway, but if only I could and

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It’s Always About The Giving

LCBO stores throughout Ottawa and across eastern Ontario are committing their energy to improving the lives of children, youth and families who rely on CHEO hence the reason from now til December 31st, LCBO staff will be asking customers for

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Accessible Trick-or-Treating Signs Are Catching On

Unless you were already aware of this campaign, it’s too late to get involved this year… but it may be something to consider the next time Halloween comes up on the calendar. Two Toronto-based designers are trying to remove some

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Rideau Hall(oween) Hosting An Alien Invasion Next Wednesday

Rideau Hall and our Governor General, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, will be hosting an Alien invasion for Halloween! Take me to your leader! Bring the kids and learn about space exploration by participating in educational demonstrations led

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I’ve Found My Mini Me ;)

When I read this story, I had a proud parent moment and she is not even my daughter but she is my Mini Me 🙂 As those who know me, know I’m kind of addicted to Amazon shopping, ahem but

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Share A Meal To Help MealShare :)

Tonight it’s the big Ottawa MealShare launch party at the Heart and Crown in the Byward Market from 5:30 to 7:30pm to celebrate the more than 30 MealShare restaurant partners and the big expansion in Ottawa. The three  Heart and

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Golf Fore The Kids

I know with summer comes so many golf tournaments, how do you find time to do them all 😉  If you’re my hubby and his friends, you do try but if you’re like me, you go for your important causes

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It’s Story Time At Rideau Hall

Growing up as an only child and in the environment I did, I’m so glad one of my Dad’s Aunts introduced me to reading at an early age, as every book quickly became my best friend. From Anne Of Green

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