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The gift that keeps on giving

This guest blog post comes from Kim Graydon of Glen Bernard Camp. As a parent, wouldn’t you just love to find that ONE gift for your child they would continue to love their whole life through?  Ready?  It IS out there….it is the gift of summer camp.   But what exactly are the benefits of summer […]

A Camp Counselor’s Perspective: get their gear home!

Summer is soon approaching and if you’re like me, you remember your days at summer camp. There’s something so nostalgic about seeing a canoe paddle and hearing campfire songs like “Great Big Moose.” However, for me, summer camp didn’t end when I was a kid; I loved it so much that I worked as a […]

What’s new with Mabel?

It’s always busy around Mabelhood HQ and we wanted to share some of the fun stuff that we’ve been up to this month. A very cute bunny icon hopped its way into the Mabel’s Labels family of designs, just in time for spring! The Community Relations Committee challenged each department to battle it out in […]

Fundraiser Spotlight: Bearspaw Preschool Society

Over the years, we’ve had a variety of organizations host a fundraiser with us to assist in generating funds for their cause. We felt it was time to shine the spotlight on some of the amazing people and organizations running a Mabel’s Labels Fundraiser. Bearspaw Preschool Society – located in Calgary, Alberta – has been […]

Birthday Party Politics – How to Avoid That “Left Out” Feeling.

Kiddo birthday parties are a landmine. Throwing a kids’ birthday party is high-risk behavior in the department of offending or excluding people. Clearly, no one intends to exclude kids from birthday party fun, but unless your party planning involves inviting every cousin, classmate and neighbour, there is no way around it. If you are looking […]

Wanted: Good Neighbors

Earlier this week, a mom in the autism community reached out to me for some ideas or suggestions for dealing with a difficult neighbor. Her son, who is quite severely affected by autism, has recently developed a verbal tic/stim. Often verbal tics/stims present as loud, unusual, and random sounds. Apparently this neighbor finds the verbal […]

Four Ways to Engage Children in School Fundraising

We’re on a mission to make fundraising a more fun and all-around valuable program for schools and families alike. We’ve compiled a list of ways for parents to engage their kiddos: Set a Goal First things first: how much money do you hope to raise? Set a realistic goal with milestones along the way. The child should […]