Craig Sutton
Recent and archived posts by Craig Sutton for CanadianNanny.ca
Considering Baby Formula? Here's What You Need to Know
Pregnancy & Babies

Considering Baby Formula? Here's What You Need to Know

by Craig Sutton  •  June 13, 2019
In a previous article, we took a look at infant feeding and the ongoing debate over breastfeeding and baby formula. The article went over the pros and cons and pointed out that while the health benefits of breastfeeding are well documented there are several unsung lifestyle-related benefits of formula feeding plus there are many instances where mothers are not able to breastfeed or it just isn’t practical. We concluded that in the end, a fed baby is the only option that matters. Mothers sh...
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The Challenges and Advantages of Gay Parenting
Parenting

The Challenges and Advantages of Gay Parenting

by Craig Sutton  •  May 23, 2019
Regardless of age, gender identity, or sexual orientation, all those thinking of having a child are likely to ask the same question: "Will I be a good parent?” But when gay couples pose this question, there are also a lot of other factors in need of consideration. Although the world has become much more understanding, there are still many people who don’t understand the realities that gay individuals face. But studies show that children of gay parents grown up much the same as the average ...
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10 Important Travel Tips for Snowbirds Flocking South this Winter
Senior Care

10 Important Travel Tips for Snowbirds Flocking South this Winter

by Craig Sutton  •  February 03, 2017
More than one million Canadian seniors head south each year, and this number only continues to rise. Snowbirds, who are often retired and have no desire to deal with the cold Canadian winter, prefer to spend their time down south in warmer regions in the southern United States such as Florida, Arizona, and Texas. Some even spend their winters in Mexico and other Central American countries. Who wants to have to deal with shovelling snow, icy roads, and slippery conditions, when they could b...
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Snow Day! How to Keep Kids Entertained All Day Long
Activities for Kids

Snow Day! How to Keep Kids Entertained All Day Long

by Craig Sutton  •  February 01, 2017
After a heavy snowfall, kids listen anxiously to the radio, glue their eyes to the TV screen to see if they’ll be lucky enough to have a snow day. If you’re a nanny or a babysitter, you have little to no time to prepare for these days as they usually announce school closures the morning. So what do you do for the six or seven extra hours that you didn’t plan for? Below are a few ideas for activities to do during a beloved snow day!
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How to Make 4 Holiday Kids Crafts (That are Actually Useful)
Holidays

How to Make 4 Holiday Kids Crafts (That are Actually Useful)

by Craig Sutton  •  December 22, 2016
The holiday season is great for spending time together and celebrating all the wonders of the season. The cold weather and winds make the perfect excuse to stay inside and do some holiday crafts! However, your child may create multiple masterpieces, which then leaves you with this dilemma: how can you put them to good use? Below are four crafts that you will actually use and want to show off in your home.
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How to Involve Children in Christmas Gift Giving
Holidays

How to Involve Children in Christmas Gift Giving

by Craig Sutton  •  December 15, 2016
The holiday season has become more and more commercialized in recent years, making it harder to hold onto the true meaning of Christmas and the holiday season. Although you can’t alter society’s take on the holidays, there are some things you can do to involve your children in gift giving.
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9 Tips for Taking the Kids Black Friday Shopping
Parenting

9 Tips for Taking the Kids Black Friday Shopping

by Craig Sutton  •  November 21, 2016
It’s time for Black Friday shopping - the time of year when you can scoop up great deals on Christmas gifts and other items you need/want. While many of us are spending the days leading up to Black Friday scouring websites and the local flyers to see what deals will be available, it’s important to also have a plan for when the day comes, especially if you will be going shopping with the kids. Here are some great tips for taking the kids Black Friday shopping and surviving to tell the tale.
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About the Author
Craig Sutton
Active in digital marketing since 2009, Craig is the former SEO Manager at CareGuide in addition to teaching SEO at Durham College. Married with 2 young daughters, he is passionate about digital marketing, his family, the Philadelphia Eagles, fitness, Bruce Lee, audiobooks and an 80’s cult classic Motown meets Kung-fu film called The Last Dragon.