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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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Making People Smile

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What could be better than making people smile when you ride by? That’s what I do every time I cycle past wearing one of my helmet covers. Lately I’ve been sporting the Blue Fish and my boyfriend has been wearing Blaze and the comments we receive are always joyful: “Great helmet cover … where did you get it?” “Cool lid!” Sometimes it’s just a smile or thumbs up but it sure beats the road rage experienced by some cyclists and Toronto drivers. Toronto is notoriously bad for conflicts between cyclists and motorists but I like to think I’m improving the...

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Why Sweet Pete's?

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Tail Wags Helmet Covers loves to work with other local small businesses to help promote helmet safety and an active family lifestyle. Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop is a great example of a local bike shop that provides excellent customer service, knowledgeable staff, and a wide range of bikes and bike accessories, which is why we’ve chosen to partner with them for our Spring Bike Contest.       Here are some of the amazing things happening at Sweet Pete’s:   Sweet Pete's is opening a 3rd location in the Evergreen Brickworks and the Grand Opening is Saturday, April 19th (Easter...

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Toronto Star wants to hear about your favourite Canadian products

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Do you love supporting Canadian-made products? Are you one of the hundreds (if not thousands) of Tail Wags Helmet Covers fans? If yes, I have a huge favour to ask: The Toronto Star is requesting submissions regarding your favourite Canadian-made products and I'm hoping Tail Wags customers will send in their Tail Wags photos and testimonials. I know it's bold of me to ask but a company can never have enough publicity especially small businesses like Tail Wags. Here's a link that provides all of the Toronto Star  information you'll need:http://www.thestar.com/photos/canadaday.html#mid=&offset=&page=&s= As you know, Tail Wags are 100% Canadian-made. It's...

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New CultureToronto.com Site Features Tail Wags!

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There's a cool new media site in town, www.CultureToronto.com, and Tail Wags Helmet Covers was delighted to one of the first featured businesses on their site. They caught up with me at the Toronto MEC Bikefest at Trinity Bellwoods Park on May 18th and here's their post. I'm particularly pleased with their ability to portray the joy and excitement customers experience when they discover our adorable helmet covers. “There’s no way a driver doesn’t see me coming with this on”, Karyn Climans quips, pointing to the bright pink princess helmet cover on her head, cross-legged on a chair in the...

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