A Mom's Perspective

The Joys of Parenting & Everything in Between

Schwarzkopf Gliss + Got2B from Chickadvisor

Schwarzkopf Gliss Hair Repair +  Got2B Volu Maniac
#GotitFree from ChickAdvisor

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I love being a ChickAdvisor! I look forward to every opportunity that I am given to test and try some amazing products from a variety of brands. Recently, I was given the chance to try Schwarzkopf’s Gliss Hair Repair Shampoo, Conditioner and Leave in Conditioner for heavily damaged hair as well as the Got2B Volu Maniac Hairspray and Mousse. The results – I LOVE them! Got2BGliss

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Live Clean Canada Day Birthday Celebration

Live Clean Canada Day Birthday Celebration
Join Us in Celebrating Canada’s 150th & Live Clean’s 10th Birthday

Live Clean Canada Day Birthday

2017 is a big year! It’s the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the NHL and the very first NHL game played (Montreal Wanderers 10, Toronto Arenas 9).  This year also marks the 100th anniversary of the first woman (Louise McKinney) sworn into the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and the first woman elected to a legislature in Canada and in the British Empire. From the past and present, there are so many great events and milestones to celebrate. As you know, it’s Canada’s 150th Birthday! It’s also Live Clean’s 10th Anniversary! Come Celebrate with us & Live Clean Canada Day!

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Heritage Park: Connecting People with the Settlement of Western Canada

Heritage Park Historical Village

Canada’s Largest Living History Museum

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Heritage Park by far is my most favourite Calgary attraction. In fact, it is my very favourite place to go in the whole entire world, and has been since I was a child. There is so much history in this park, and so much to learn. One day is never enough to fully explore everything the park has to offer.

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Yulu Toys – Break Free & Safe Breaker – Stock Your Games Shelf for Summer

Break Free & Safe Breaker

From YULU Toys 

ages 6+

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It is almost summer time! One more week and then school is OUT! I do my best to try to keep my boys busy during the summer months, but the weather doesn’t always cooperate so I like to make sure our Games Shelf is stocked, up-to-date, and includes some new games to keep them busy on days when we can’t go out. We have all the staples (and we love them) but we also like to include unique games for added variety (and to keep the boredom blues at bay). This summer, we are adding Break Free & Safe Breaker to our ever-expanding board game collection!

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Celebrate Shark Week with Octonauts: Calling All Sharks!


Calling All Sharks

Explore. Rescue. Protect.

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Calling All Sharks: Dive into adventure with your favourite underwater explorers, the Octonauts! Join brave Captain Barnacles, daredevil ex-pirate Kwazii, medic Peso Penguin, and the other Octonauts as they explore the world’s oceans, rescue the creatures who live there, and protect their habitats – above and below the waves!

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Calgary Green Cart Program

Calgary Green Cart Collection Begins

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Finally, after many years of being “behind-in-the-times,” Calgary is adopting the Green cart program. Single family households will now have a black cart for garbage, a blue cart for recycling, and a green cart for composting.

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World Pizza – Sterling Children’s Books – June 2017

Sterling Children’s Books 

June 2017 New Release

World Pizza

by Cece Meng
illustrated by Ellen Shi

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Bring on the Peace-ahh!

When Momma spots a wishing star, she starts to ask for world peace — but a sneeze changes “peace” into “peace-AH-AH-AH-choo!”

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SnackPals – Portion Control Snack Dispenser

WOW Kids Presents


Portion Control Snack Dispenser

It’s like magic! Shake TWICE for one serving.

For ages 18m+


Toddlers and children love their snacks — but sometimes they will take (and eat) larger portions than their stomach can comfortably handle! WOW GEAR, the innovators of the spill-free 360° drinking edge WOW CUP, announce the launch of SnackPals, the portion control snack dispenser.

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Catch and Learn – The Game Where You Fish For Answers

Catch and Learn

Practice Your Motor Skills, Math, Spelling & More!

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We are a board game kind of family. I find board games are perfect for weekends and any day when its just not nice to go outside and play. I love when a game is not only fun but includes some educational content as well! NEW from Plasmart,  Catch and Learn is a fun game where kids can practice their spelling, grammar and math skills!

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Love With Food – June Deluxe Box

Love With Food

Snack Smart. Do Good.

June Deluxe Box Review

For every box sent, Love With Food donates a meal to a hungry child.

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Love With Food is a really cool subscription box that sends you delicious snacks to your door each month. They donate a portion of the proceeds to help fight childhood hunger in the US and around the world. Memberships start as low as $7.99 (for US residents) and $16.50 for International customers.

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