This commercial just made me tear
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Bravo Bouygues. Bravo. You just won best commercial of Christmas. Thanks to Melanie Piche of The BREL real estate team for sharing it, and making me tear up in the office. This is totally me. Good marketing goes a long … Read More

How to make a personalized baby jean jacket
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Goodbye Gucci, hello Slutsky.   It’s jean jacket time! But, plain jean jackets can be so boring. If you planned ahead, you would have bounced over to AliExpress (like I did) and bought the jackets and the patches well in advance. … Read More

Monthly Baby Picture Ideas
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Every month, from month one through month twelve, we took a picture of Haddie; and, we are doing the same for Zev. It is a lot of fun, and it is incredible to see the changes in them month by … Read More

AliExpress is safe, legit, reliable and awesome
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Having a kid is not cheap. Having two kids is downright uber-expensive. Over the past 5 or 6 months I have been experimenting with ordering clothes for our 19 month old daughter and 3 month old son from AliExpress. If you … Read More

5 Baby Nursery Design Tips
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I am obsessed with Zev’s baby nursery. We used our good friend and interior designer Shauna Walton to do the design, and couldn’t be happier. If you didn’t know, I am the co-founder of a real-estate and lifestyle publication called … Read More

What percentage of children are potty trained by 18-months old?
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A few weeks ago one of my best friends told me that their daughter was potty/toilet-trained by 18-months old. I was surprised. I didn’t know that kids could actually be toilet trained that young. Haddie, our 18-month old, is super … Read More

SURPRISE! Sunflower fields are awesome
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There has been so much negative press recently about urbanites destroying sunflower farms in Ontario. It’s amazing how a few bad apples can ruin a really awesome little adventure. But, are you really surprised by this? Sunflowers are awesome and … Read More

Presents by Tanlines: great music for the whole family
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Have you heard of Tanlines, out of Brooklyn NYC? You might have heard of them. Rolling Stone named their 2012 song “All of Me” the 43rd best song of 2012. Or maybe you’ve never heard of them. No matter the … Read More

Are you getting a bouncy castle for your backyard?
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Our daughter doesn’t stop. Literally, she is like the Energizer Bunny, hop-hop-hoping and tap-tap-tapping her way through the day. She just wont stop moving. Occasionally she will sit down for 3-4 seconds, then be back up running around. We are … Read More

How to help a toddler cope with a newborn in the house
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Last week Haddie welcomed home her first little brother. Yes, if you don’t follow me on Instagram: we had a baby boy!!!!!!! And then there was FOUR, plus one @schnitzelthedog. #ZevIzzy A post shared by Matthew Slutsky (@islutsky) on Jun … Read More

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