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All the things I can win, sounds like a line from Dr. Suess books. Living in today's media driven world heavily targeting children, sometimes I think that reading at a young age can be dangerous. But then the sooner the better, children will discover the concept of false advertising....
By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. I woke up this morning to snow, and yet as the sun (who by all accounts did a lot of sleeping on the job this winter) finally yawned, poured herself a coffee and got to work; my thoughts turned to the inevitable.
Our son (soon to be seven years old) now knows that the price tag on toys is not the actual price we pay at the cash register. He knows he has to pay 13% HST tax every time (it is us paying though). He is also getting...
We anxiously waited for the bell to ring. It wasn't a modern ring either. It sounded like a giant telephone ringing. Once it rang it echoed throughout the walls of my old elementary school back in late 70’s. The big flaked snow behind the window was falling...
Asking how to survive winter in the Town of Aurora with children is a bit of extreme. Perhaps I should ask this, what to do with children in the winter in the Town of Aurora? Since I have been actively spending more time outside during this winter,...
In the morning I looked out the window. Our sidewalk was covered with beautiful smooth snow dunes and the wind was still swirling around. I checked the outside temperature. It was way too cold to go out. Especially for our six year old. It was still cloudy. It...
By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. For most of the past week there was a hockey net in my living room. My son would take shots on it with his mini stick; hunkered on his knees, hunched over the thin plastic stick that is as much a part...
Yesterday I was driving behind a car and I noticed that the person driving the car still had winter tires on. It's already June. Where did the time go? School will be almost over for my six year old. Next year will be different. It is hard...
In her book Aurora Memories and More, Elizabeth Milner wrote about Aurora Town Park: "When I was growing up in Aurora and I said I was going to the park my words meant only one place - the park on Wells Street across from the high school....
Last week on the way home from Arctic Adventure at the Town Park we drove by the construction site near our home on St. John's sideroad just East of Leslie Street, Town of Aurora. My five year old immediately spotted new homes sales office and a big...

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