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Small Changes can have a Big Impact on your Family Finances

As a local Milton resident with my wife and three young children, I know that starting on the path to financial health can be overwhelming. But as you start paying attention to your money management techniques, you’ll notice that it’s not the big things as much as it is your small, daily decisions that truly impact your finances — for better or worse. In just an hour or two, you can complete a small task to make a big improvement in your financial situation.

A Simple Picture Could Save Your Child’s Vision

Did you know that a photograph could provide valuable and potentially life-saving information about the health of a child's eyes?

5 Great Kid-Friendly Halloween Party Ideas

We’ve just recovered from our turkey-coma and already it’s time to break out the pumpkins, the craft box, and the dress up chest and ready ourselves for what is inarguably the scariest celebration of the year. As your little werewolves and witches ready themselves for a night of collecting as much sugary goodness as humanly (or inhumanly, depending on their costume) possible, it’s up to you to put together the perfect Halloween.


On October 19, 2015 the elections are being held in Milton, Ontario. As parents, it is important that we take an active interest in our community and voting is a great way to support the leader that best represents your views and interests. Teaching our children about the voting process is a terrific way to get the entire family involved.

Super Slow Cooker Recipes

With our busy schedules, it isn't always easy to eat healthy. A slow cooker is an easy way to offer a healthier method of cooking with a minimum amount of effort.

The Importance of School-Age Visual Abilities

Parents obviously want their children to do well at school. And since 80 per cent of learning is based on vision, your child’s vision is crucial to a good school experience.

Mind tricks for weight loss

The power of positive thinking can help you more than you know.

Portuguese Chicken Stew

My mother came to Canada from her native São Miguel, Azores (Portuguese island), when she was 13 years old. Cooking was always a big part of our lives and remains so to this day. One of my favourite recipes was one she would make from a cookbook called Portuguese Homestyle Cooking by Ana Patuleia Ortins.

Little Grazers make Hungarian Apple Soup

What better month of the year to celebrate the delicious apple than September? All month long, famiizuu's theme will centre on "harvest" and what fruit is near and dear to the heart of our community, surrounded by orchards? Apples, apples, apples!

Milton Fall Mom to Mom Sale hosted by famiizuu - Saturday October 17th, 2015

Join famiizuu at our Milton Fall Mom to Mom Sale on Saturday October 17th, 2015 at Wee Ones Childcare Academy. You'll be falling all over the Great Deals on gently used baby & children's clothing (sizes newborn - 8T), toys, baby equipment, maternity clothes, shoes and TONS of other goodies. Lots of brand names, tags still on the items and like-new quality.