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 . . .

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.

Family SOS in Halifax Offers Free Programs for Local Families

Raising a family is one of the most important jobs you will ever do, but it’s also one of the hardest! Luckily in Halifax we are home to an incredible local organization called Family SOS. They are there to help support all local families during their journeys AND they also run some pretty cool activities for kids and youth – and it’s all free! Today we shine a spotlight on this organization and some of the amazing programs they offer to help local families.

Unique Summer Classes for Kids at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

The Summer School of the Arts at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has an exciting new curriculum for kids this year to tap into all facets of their creative side, including producing a play, creating art with light, designing fabrics, making a one-of-a-kind quilt, and even putting on a parade. Read about why every child should have the opportunity to spend some time immersed in the arts.

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