Best Back to School Backpacks for Young Kids

September 7th, 2011

Looking for the cutest back-to-school backpacks? Check out the wonderful designs at DanteBeatrix.com

dante beatrix backpack

dante beatrix backpack

Britney Spears’ boys have one. So does Halle Berry’s daughter Nahla and Maggie Gyllenhaal’s little Ramona. In short, the adorable backpacks and lunch boxes made by DanteBeatrix are the “it” bag for the kindergarten set. Made from eco-friendly materials, sized
for kids and toddlers, and fashioned in trendy colours with whimsical motifs, these bags are sought after by the hippest mommies and their progeny. Best news yet: they’re now available
in Canada at select children’s boutiques and online at Dantebeatrix.com


         

What is Body Dysmorphic Disorder?

April 21st, 2011

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a condition where sufferers, usually adolescents, spend hours a day worrying that perhaps their skin is scarred, their nose too big, their body too large or their hair is thinning. It’s often dismissed as simple youth and vanity. But researchers at Brown University’s Body Dysmorphic Disorder Centre in Providence Rhode Island, say BDD is anything but trivial.

People with BDD will shun social contact, miss school, avoid dating and even visit plastic surgeons as a result of their condition.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Warning Signs

There are several symptoms of Body Dysmorphic Disorder, including:

* Excessive grooming
* Compulsive mirror checking
* Excessive dieting
* Measuring or frequently touching the perceived defect

Marshall Robinson, a research assistant at the BDD Centre says the condition is often misdiagnosed – mistaken for other disorders like social phobia or agoraphobia.

“A lot of people do tend to treat it like subset of OCD,” says Robinson. “In fact, it has more in common with depression.”

The treatments that appear most effective are cognitive-behavioral therapy and promising medications include serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SRIs) like Prozac and Zoloft.

The Lion King Announces Toronto Cast! Show Begins April 19, 2011

April 4th, 2011

The eagerly anticipated return of Disney’s The Lion King to Toronto stages is just around the corner. The beloved musical opens at the Princess of Wales Theatre on April 19, 2011and runs until June 11. In late March 2011, Mirvish production announced the show’s Toronto cast.

The Lion King Toronto

The Lion King Toronto

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Lego Camera For Kids Takes Real Pictures!

January 17th, 2011

This lego camera for kids actually works – and comes apart, Lego style.

Record summer memories on this totally-functional 3 megapixel digital camera, built out of colourful LEGO bricks. Best part? It’s real LEGO. So it can actually be built into your kids’ existing LEGO structures. The camera’s got an integrated flash and all photos can be dowloaded via USB cable. Available at Amazon.com

Canadian Diamonds

December 21st, 2010

Diamonds that are mined, cut and polished in Canada are sold as Canadian diamonds. Often marketed as conflict-free diamonds, these precious gems may be emblazoned with a polar bear motif of authenticity.

Buy Adult Diapers Online

December 16th, 2010

Buying adult diapers and bladder control products online is simple, affordable and discreet.

What Causes Adult Urinary Incontinence?

Bladder incontinence and other medical conditions which require the use of adult diapers causes stress and discomfort for an estimated 15 to 19 million North Americans. The loss of bladder control has a number of causes including: childbirth, pregnancy, prostate cancer and diabetes.  The problem ranges from occasional leakage when sneezing or coughing to a sudden urge that makes it difficult to get to the loo quickly enough.

Buy Adult Diapers Online

Buy Adult Diapers Online

Whatever the cause, the condition is stressful, though adult diapers and incontinence products can help. Buying the products at your local druggist might be embarrassing. For a more discreet option, buy adult diapers and incontinence products online.

Best Incontinence Products Online

  • Depend offers free product samples online. Check their website for a list of online retailers where Depends can be purchased.
  • HDIS, or Home Delivery Incontinent Supplies offers free shipping for US residents and a variety of products. They focus on making incontinence products “convenient, affordable, and less embarrassing to purchase.”
  • Prices at Medico.com have a clearance section and their prices start below $10.

Samples of Adult Diapers and Bladder Control Products

Be sure to search for online retailers that offer samples of the product to ensure proper fit.  Some retailers will credit your sample cost towards a future purchase should you find the product acceptable. Most websites are extremely thorough, offer solid information about product features, fit and absorbency.

Check Delivery Service and Prices

When buying any product online, be sure to read delivery information carefully to understand shipping prices, taxes or duties and expected delivery times.

Highest Grossing Disney Films of All Time

November 30th, 2010

Walt Disney was no fool and his legacy lives on in some finely crafted – and very lucrative – films.  Just how much cash do those  great big Mouse House films earn? According to BoxOfficeMojo – this much:

Top Earning Disney Films

  1. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006) $423,315,812
  2. Finding Nemo (2003), $339,714,978
  3. The Lion King (1994), $312,855,561
  4. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007), $309,420,425
  5. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) $305,413,918
  6. The Sixth Sense (1999), $293,506,292
  7. Up (2009) $291,819,165
  8. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) $291,710,957
  9. The Incredibles (2004) $261,441,092
  10. Monsters, Inc. (2001) $255,873,250

BoxOfficeMojo: (2008 info)

Advance Screening for New Harry Potter Movie in Toronto

November 2nd, 2010

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows opens in wide release on Friday, November 19th.

But special midnight screenings in all formats including UltraAVX and IMAX will be held on Thursday, November 18th (officially 12:01 am on Friday, November 19th) at select Cineplex Entertainment theatres.

Keep Reading to Find out where to see Harry Potter 7 in Toronto on Thursday November 28.

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Buy Advance Tickets to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Across Canada

October 28th, 2010

Cineplex Entertainment will begin selling advance tickets on to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on Friday, October 29, 2010.

The movie opens in wide release on Friday, November 19th bu:

  • Special midnight screenings in all formats including UltraAVX and IMAX will be held on Thursday, November 18th (officially 12:01 am on Friday, November 19th) at select Cineplex Entertainment theatres.
Advance Harry Potter Tickets

Advance Harry Potter Tickets

Advance tickets are available starting October 29  online at www.cineplex.com and at participating Cineplex Box Offices.

Find out where to see Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 at midnight on Thursday, November 18th (officially 12:01 am on Friday, November 19th) in the following provinces:

Tea and Lemonade Cooler with Gingerale

May 29th, 2010

Tea and lemonade cooler is a refreshing drink for a hot summer day. It eases stress by taking the guess work out of cooling off… should you drink iced tea? Should you drink lemonade? Hey, drink Tea and Lemon Cooler and don’t worry about it! This drink even has gingerale in it to give it a fizzy kick. Yum!

tea and lemonade

tea and lemonade

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