Should you sign your child up for a research study at Dalhousie University?

Ever consider participating in one of those research studies for kids at the Early Social Development Lab​ but hesitated because you weren’t sure what it was REALLY all about?

I’ve got the scoop on everything you could ever want to know about how it works, the commitment required, privacy questions, and if they REALLY hook your kid up to machines (spoiler alert, NO!!! 😂😂😂). Also another spoiler alert, my kids always have a wonderful time and walk away with a fun prize.

Top Baby Names in Nova Scotia for 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year . . . for name nerds anyway. Vital Stats released the top baby names of the year in Nova Scotia and I’ve analysed the data in a completely unscientific manner and determined that it seems in order to give your child a unique name at school you should choose one of these most popular names. Confused? Yeah, I was too. Read on . . .

Cookie Baking with Little Helpers (including three great recipes to try this year!)

Christmas and baking go together like Santa and his elves. When you have kids you want to include them in the process and there are safe and fun ways to do so from a young age. I’m sharing three family-friendly recipes (and suggested parts that kids of all ages can help with) to kick off your holiday baking binge this year!

Halifax’s Christmas and Holiday Parades 2018

Part of the magic of the holiday season is that moment when your family is perched shivering on a curb, waiting eagerly for Santa to go by on his float, and then finally seeing that sleigh and red suited man coming into view! Luckily in the Halifax region we have several chances to make that magic happen for your family.

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