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What's in our diaper bags: The Checklist

We’ve all been there, rummaging around in your diaper bag for something you NEED on a trip away from home and not finding it.  Kids can be  846 more words

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A parenting & childcare blog for real life! Fruitful Pursuits


Well worn and road tested: clothes, food, gear; at Fruitful Pursuits we dish on our experiences, kid approved food, activities, & crafts, tips on surviving outings, managing challenging behaviour, tricks of the trade, tutorials and DIY projects, all for real kids and real life. 125 more words

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Now Available FREE to our readers!

Now Available FREE to Fruitful Pursuits readers: ESA (Essential Skills Advantage) is an online reading and language program for kids in grades K to 6. With programs consistsing of 1000s of fun and engaging activities that help… 80 more words

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Transitions series: from summer to fall


I always feel conflicted when the weather starts to turn. We still love to spend our days outside but the shift in seasons can mean cool mornings,  unpredictable rain, wind and often unpleasant weather. 409 more words

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Transitions series: so you're a toddler now.

I’ve been referring to my daughter as a toddler for a while now, but a few things have happened in the last week to really hammer home the harsh reality that she isn’t a baby anymore.   790 more words

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The First Week of School....Challenging transitions

Leaving the familiar behind is hard for anyone. Some little ones find it extra difficult to make the transition from being at home or in care to starting school. 556 more words

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Back to School... For the First Time.

The tips of the trees are starting to change colour.  Shops and storefronts are full of new pencils, paper, a myriad of backpacks and endless racks of back to school clothes.   1,732 more words

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