The Gadgets

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Green Gifts for Dads

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Half (50 per cent) of Father’s Day shoppers say they will buy, or have already bought, an environmentally friendly gift this year, according to a new poll conducted for Bullfrog Power, Canada’s 100 per cent green electricity provider. The poll results further illustrate how Canadians’ concern for the environment is influencing different areas of their lives, including their purchasing decisions…


Melissa and Doug Joey Magnetic Playset

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Our testers have tried this one, and it is the most fabulous toy for toddlers and preschoolers.  Outfits make a little boy named ‘Joey’  into a fireman, policeman, superhero, pirate or knight, and the magnetic clothing sticks incredibly well.  Did we mention that it is wooden?  And includes a super heavy-duty stand?  Creativity abounds, and you might just end up…


What to Pack for a Hospital Birth: The Comprehensive List

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The baby is coming! You’re about to go from pregalicious to momtastic and one will become two. It will be one of the most momentous occasions of your life but also one of the most exhausting. When that little angel finally arrives all you’ll want to think about is what to name her, how gorgeous she is and how much…


The Modern Midwife

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Who’s delivering your baby? Your family doctor, an ob/gyn? How about a midwife?  With a university degree, evidence based practices and woman-centered care, the modern midwife isn’t the mystic woman she used to be. Today she has the respect of doctors and nurses and is delivering babies in the same hospitals.  For many of us midwifery care raises three red…