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Family Fun Events in the Halton Region: January 2016

Winter doesn't have to be boring. Check out all the fun activities and events happening in and around the Milton Communty.

Confessions of an Unfit Mother

Quote: “That’s not sweat, it’s my body crying….” Anonymous

Best Pregnancy exercise: trimester specific training

We know that exercising during pregnancy is good for both mom and baby - from boosting your energy and sleeping better, to reducing the risk of gestational diabetes and joint pain. Still, the current pregnancy exercise guidelines are vague at best. “Warm up, keep your heart rate under 140 BPM, stay off your back, avoid dangerous sports and stay hydrated” pretty much sums it up.

Fight Colds With Magic Socks

Even though it doesn’t feel like it, winter has officially begun, which means cold and flu season is upon us again. Wondering how to keep your family feeling great this season? Try wet magic socks!

Children’s Vision In The Age Of New Electronic Technologies

Today's classroom and daycare teachers make full use of computers, interactive whiteboards, digital devices, and even 3D technology to enhance the learning environment. 40% of teachers use computers for instruction, and at least one computer is in 97% of most classrooms. That adds up to a lot of screen time for kids who also watch TV or play on the computer at home. But is it harmful to a child’s vision?

5 Tips to Staying Healthy During the Holiday Season

We all know the signs. We foresee the siren's call with baited breath anticipation, "Come to my holiday open house", the Holiday Temptress croons. We gleefully envision the culinary delights that will await us - rich quiches, juicy sausage rolls, decadent truffles, cocktails, mocktails and much more!

This delectable food odyssey will go on until early January. Not to mention the sweet baking smells wafting from our kitchens as we start our holiday baking. Shortbread anyone? Logically, this provokes the question of what to do?

Christmas Party Game Ideas for Kids

Kids love a good party. It does take a little more than good food and conversation however to keep them entertained. Here are some games that will bring on the good times.

New Year's Eve Family Fun

As your tummy recovers from the deliciousness of the Christmas food feast and you stare at the presents strewn all over your living room; you might be starting to think of what to do on New Year's Eve.

Christmas Activities, Events and Charity Fundraisers in Milton

It's the holiday season. A time of joy, charity and shopping. We are lucky to live in a community that offers plenty to do to celebrate the Christmas season while offering support to those in need.

Check out all of these great family friendly events in Milton and feel good about supporting local businesses and charities.

Celebrating Diversity During the Holiday Season

Tis the season to celebrate the holidays. We all know that the Christmas season is upon us but so are Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Diwali. Here are some great crafts to teach your little ones about all the different holidays that our neighbours celebrate in our community.

Crafts Family Holiday Milton Winter