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Great Review!

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Reading this blog post about Tail Wags Helmet Covers was music to my ears: Thanks Lindsay Follett!!! Could kids’ protective gear get any cuter?  Hats, or rather helmets, off to Karyn Climans for designing the Tail Wags products which are ridiculously appealing to kids and make life a whole lot easier for parents. I don’t know about you but every time I slap a helmet on my kids I cease to recognize them.  Whether it be on a crowded ski hill or amongst the herd of kids riding bikes in our back lane, I’m always struggling to pick out which of...

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Tobogganing Safely

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If you are going to survive the long and cold months of winter, you need to play outside. Tobogganing, skiing, snowboarding and skating are just a few of the great winter sports that will keep you and your children active and help the winter months fly by!   I was saddened to read the article in Today’s Parent indicating that some cities are considering the ban of tobogganing on city slopes although I understand why there is concern. Did you realize there is a higher rate of injury when tobogganing than skiing and snowboarding? But is cancelling tobogganing the right...

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Monkey See, Monkey Do!

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Are you a good role model for your children? Do you believe in practicing what you preach? It's common knowledge for our kids to emulate what they see us doing - monkey see, monkey do! It’s not enough to tell a child to do something unless it’s followed by action. It is more effective if you lead by example; telling your child to put their clothes in the laundry basket is more likely to get done if you show them how it’s done. So why is it common to see kids wearing their safety helmets but not the parents when...

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Baby Gift for Kate & William!

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Copy of my letter included with the baby gift to Kate and William: Wouldn't it be adorable to see the new Prince wearing his Tail Wags Beaver helmet cover when he's old enough to ride a bike? To:  Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Congratulations on the birth of your new baby boy!  Life, as you know it, has turned on its head but I have sent along a fun, yet practical, gift that will help look after the new prince's head.  I am the creator of Tail Wags Helmet Covers, a business endeavour born out of...

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WIN a Free Strider Bike plus more!

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This is one of the best prize packages Tail Wags Helmet Covers and WeePiggies.com has ever offered ... a FREE Strider Bike, bike helmet and a Tail Wags Helmet Cover. It's a prize package worth approximately $250.00. It's easy to enter: simply click HERE and register before June 31st, 2013. Why do we like Strider Bikes so much? The trick to learning to ride is gaining balance and, believe it or not, the worst way to teach your kids to ride independently is to buy them a tricycle or training wheels. That's because tricycles and training wheels teach kids how...

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