Ann Douglas

Ann Douglas

Ann Douglas moved to Peterborough when she was five months pregnant with her first child. That was 27 years ago. Since that time, Ann has raised four children with her husband and high school sweetheart and established herself as Canada's most trusted pregnancy and parenting book author. Expect Ann's trademark mix of humour and no-nonsense advice in her must-read contributions to our blog.


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An Insider’s Guide to Motel Living

Ever wonder what it would be like to spend a couple of weeks living in a motel? My family and I had the opportunity to find out for ourselves last summer. We ended up spending nine weeks living at a local motel—the Best Western Otonabee Inn—in the wake of a house fire. A full year later, I

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So You Want to Write Your Next Book in a Peterborough Indie Coffee Shop

Eager to write the next great Canadian novel? Or maybe you’re all set to pen its non-fiction equivalent? Well, pack up that laptop and head out the door. You’ll find inspiration galore at any one of these four local coffee shops, to say nothing of an endless supply of really great coffee.   Amusé Coffee

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Four free (or nearly free) family getaways

Looking for ways to stretch your family vacation dollar just a little further? Here’s the scoop on four area day trips that are big on fun, easy on the budget, and that have proven to be perennial favourites with my family over the years. Riverview Park and Zoo Imagine being able to take your kids

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