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Rainy Day with Kristen

Read how Kristen in Halton Family Outdoor Playgroup enjoys a rainy day, This is part of our April Showers blog contest for outdoor playgroups.

I like rainy days especially, when it rains from morning to night.  The world feels cozy to me, with the clouds being so close it is like they give us permission to go slowly and enjoy what they bring.  In my house rainy days come with excitement.  Excitement for mud pies!

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Teachers - Take Chains Off Kids: Put Them On Bikes

By Kevin Gaudet

Don’t Toronto teachers have better things to do than call me at home to tell me they are afraid that my 8 and 10 year old kids aren’t safe riding their bikes to school? Isn’t it my job to make that decision, not theirs?

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April Shower Contest

Read how Debra in The Beach outdoor playgroup enjoys a rainy day This is part of our April Showers blog contest for outdoor playgroups.The best blog will be the lucky winner of a PVC free pair of splash pants(Price $49.95) from Puddlegear.

RAIN RAIN GO AWAY
COME AGAIN ANOTHER DAY
LITTLE [insert child’s name here] WANTS TO PLAY

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Etobicoke rainy day blog post

Read how Leigh in Etobicoke outdoor playgroups enjoys a rainy day. This is part of our April Showers blog contest for outdoor playgroups.The best blog will be the lucky winner of a PVC free pair of splash pants(Price $49.95) from Puddlegear.

Don’t have an outdoor playgroup? Start one. First organizer to join us and start a new outdoor playgroup outside of the Province of Ontario will win a pair of splash pants from Puddlegear
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April Showers 4 activities for rainy days

Don’t be sad if it is raining outside; remember that rain is going to give us May flowers. I’m convinced that if it is good for the flowers and the soil it is also good for us. Recently, a magazine interviewed me about how children deal with being outside in all kinds of weather. The question reminded me that I have yet to meet a child who didn’t love puddles. I think children learn from us adults that rainy days and mud are “yucky”. Do you remember your best childhood memory? Maybe it was set in the middle of a big muddy puddle. My favorite memory was making channels and little streams out of puddles.
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Super features, Super price! Mountain Equipment Co-op double trailer/stroller

Like lots of baby/child gear purchases, buying a bike trailer really requires some careful thought about how you plan to use the equipment. When reading customer reviews online I often feel that much of the criticism comes from buyers who didn't really look at the features of the product they were purchasing in relation to their lifestyle/ trunk size/ upper body strength. Indeed Ive made the mistake myself and it seems to me that you will kick yourself in ass long and hard over an ill-considered child-related purchase.

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