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Discover paddling with your family

The great outdoors naturally lends itself to excellent activities for families, and when it’s hot outside, being on or around a body of water is the place to be. Getting outdoors improves physical, mental, and social well-being and teaches responsible environmental behaviors, inspiring those of all ages to want to protect that environment. Paddling is, hands-down, one of the best ways to get outdoors and experience the summer!

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3 superb suburban walks through Calgary

Shawnessy- Somerset - Bridlewood Creek Wetland

Neighborhood families walking and biking along interconnected pathways is a common sight in this suburban walkabout. Founded in 1981, Shawnessy was built with walking in mind. Paved pathways meander through green spaces, in between homes to the Bridlewood Creek Wetlands, where birdlife thrives. 

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Frugal and easy crafts to do with stuff you have in your home

Keeping kids entertained with crafts can get expensive. So, I’ve put together a list of crafts you can do using stuff you (probably) already have at home.

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Dig this: Big benefits of gardening with kids

Most parents want their children to get outside away from phones, TV and video games, and gardening is a great way to achieve this goal. However, recent research shows that there are several other reasons to start a garden with kids. The benefits range from making kids smarter to making them healthier. Here are 10 great reasons to get kids gardening:

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