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Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers

| May 21, 2019 | 2 Comments
Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers

Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers Did you know that essential oils can be used for breastfeeding mothers? While it’s always very important to be cautious of what you use or ingest while breastfeeding, there are some benefits to essential oils when used correctly during pregnancy and breastfeeding. While essential oils have many useful applications it […]

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Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa/Outaouais 06/07

| May 20, 2019 | 2 Comments
Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa/Outaouais 06/07

Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy The first activity I did with my kids were swim lessons. I was anxious to get them into the water as soon as they could (which is recommended at 3 months). Of course, at such a young age they aren’t learning to swim, it’s like a playgroup […]

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5 Trade Secrets Items to Help Pamper Mom this Summer! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/14

| May 16, 2019 | 40 Comments
5 Trade Secrets Items to Help Pamper Mom this Summer!  #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/14

Summer is the time of the year when Moms take on a lot of roles in the family. Since school is out, many moms become a chef, a care taker, a program director, and a negotiator. There are times that this special person in the family needs to do things to make themselves feel good. […]

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Essential Oils to Use for Babies

| May 15, 2019 | 5 Comments
Essential Oils to Use for Babies

Essential Oils to Use for Babies Essential oils can also be used on babies in a variety of ways, so long as you are applying them correctly! There are many health benefits of using essential oils; however, there are also safety measures to consider. Some oils can irritate skin; others may not be suitable for […]

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Sleep-Deprived Mom? 5 Genius Sleep Hacks for the Tired Mom

| May 13, 2019 | 6 Comments
Sleep-Deprived Mom? 5 Genius Sleep Hacks for the Tired Mom

Sleep-Deprived Mom? 5 Genius Sleep Hacks for the Tired Mom Sleep deprivation seems like a standard feature of motherhood. Whether it’s your newborn waking up every hour, or your preschooler keeps having nightmares, or it’s your teenager thumping up the stairs late after curfew, sleep doesn’t seem to come easy to mothers regardless of their […]

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How to Protect the Kids From the Troubles of a Marriage Breakup

| May 6, 2019 | 5 Comments
How to Protect the Kids From the Troubles of a Marriage Breakup

How to Protect the Kids From the Troubles of a Marriage Breakup The breakdown of a long-term relationship is among the most devastating realities that a lot of people have to go through. And this holds true in Canada, the US, and even the rest of the world. While it’s not necessarily bad, a breakup […]

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Different Types of Design Careers

| May 3, 2019 | 9 Comments
Different Types of Design Careers

Different Types of Design Careers You have a penchant for the creative, and a flare for artistic design. You can look at an advertisement, a product label, or a website and can tell immediately if it’s a design success or a colossal flop. You have the eye of a designer, but where in that very […]

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Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It

| May 2, 2019 | 6 Comments
Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It

Helicopter Parenting: What it is and How you Can Stop Doing It Are you that parent who does their child’s homework? Do you decide who your kid gets to play with, and never allow him to be out on his own? Do you tend to do things for your kid, that he can probably easily […]

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Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day

| May 1, 2019 | 16 Comments
Homemade Lavender Vanilla Soap to Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day

How to Really Show Mom You Love Her on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is dedicated to some of the hardest working and most patient people in the world. Moms are always there for you no matter what. They work hard to take care of their kids and to point you in the right direction so you […]

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10 Great Gifts for Your Mom on Mother’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway 05/24

| April 23, 2019 | 115 Comments
10 Great Gifts for Your Mom on Mother’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway 05/24

10 Great Gifts for Your Mom on Mother’s Day Don’t wait until Mother’s Day arrives to start searching for great gifts for your mom! Now is a great time to start thinking about what she might want! This way, you’ll have time to shop around and look for exactly what you want before the stores […]

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7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency

| April 22, 2019 | 13 Comments
7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency

7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency Growing children needs the best of foods to fulfill their nutritional requirements, and even if your kid isn’t a picky eater, you need to take steps to make sure he gets all the nutrients and minerals that he needs. So how exactly do you know you’re going […]

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6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

| April 10, 2019 | 16 Comments
6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids

6 Great Easter Ideas to Do with Your Kids Easter is the time of year the Christian Church set aside to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Through the years, this celebration has expanded to include the Easter bunny and Easter egg hunts are a big tradition for many families, but it’s not the only […]

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5 Super Ways to Handle an Overactive Kid

| April 3, 2019 | 6 Comments
5 Super Ways to Handle an Overactive Kid

5 Super Ways to Handle an Overactive Kid Parenting is no easy game, and things are sure to be even difficult for you if you have a kid who seems to be bursting with energy all the time! Handling an overactive kid can be difficult, but if you’re a mom who can relate, here’s a […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Kids Rooms

| April 1, 2019 | 10 Comments
Spring Cleaning Tips for Kids Rooms

Spring Cleaning Tips for Kids Rooms Giving your child’s closets and living space a deep clean will give your child a helpful boost in maintaining a clean, tidy space in which to rest and study. Here are simple spring cleaning tips for your child’s room: 1. Closets and shelves Children out grow both toys and […]

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How to Teach Young Children to Save Money

| March 25, 2019 | 20 Comments
How to Teach Young Children to Save Money

How to Teach Young Children to Save Money Saving money is one of the most important life lessons you can teach children. It’s the foundation for building a secure financial future and it’s never too early to teach young children this important lesson. It’s something they will carry with them throughout life. Start talking to […]

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Discovering Pet Fun with Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/26

| March 21, 2019 | 248 Comments
Discovering Pet Fun with Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/26

Discovering Pet Fun with Playmobil Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/26 Pets are a furry, feathery or scaly member of the family that kids love interacting with. Children can also learn so much from caring and interacting with them. Playmobil Canada understands the important relationship between pets and children. They asked my family if we […]

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Is Your Child a Good Friend? Here’s How to Teach Them

| March 20, 2019 | 11 Comments
Is Your Child a Good Friend? Here’s How to Teach Them

Is Your Child a Good Friend? Here’s How to Teach Them Your job as a parent is to teach and guide your child through the world. This includes lessons on how they should interact with others in the world. For example, you want your child to know how to be a good friend to others. […]

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Enjoy Wonder and Fun with Funrise Toys #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/12

| March 14, 2019 | 201 Comments
Enjoy Wonder and Fun with Funrise Toys #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/12

Enjoy Wonder and Fun with Funrise Toys Wonder. It is what makes playtime fun! This special ingredient allows for young minds to take playtime to far off places without leaving home. Funrise Toys is all about adding a sense of wonder to playtime with their collection of toys. They asked my family if they would […]

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Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters!

| March 8, 2019 | 9 Comments
Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters!

Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters! The Harlem Globetrotters are back, Ottawa! The Canadian Tire Centre will be hosting them on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3 p.m. Crowds will see some of the greatest athletes and entertainers show off their one-of-a-kind show in the world of family entertainment.  Fans will get to watch to see if […]

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Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada ~ #Review #Giveaway CAN 04/05

| March 7, 2019 | 144 Comments
Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada ~ #Review #Giveaway CAN 04/05

Discoveries from Here and Beyond with DK Canada Discoveries are what get my family hungry to learn. We are always looking into new topics we have heard about for more information. DK Canada understands our thirst for discovery. They have a collection of books that allow readers to jump right into learning. My family was […]

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Finding strength through friendships at Roger Neilson House #SensFoundation

| February 26, 2019 | 4 Comments
Finding strength through friendships at Roger Neilson House #SensFoundation

On Thursday, Feb. 28, the Ottawa Senators Foundation is hosting their annual telethon – a show dedicated to sharing stories and friendships about how your donations are making a difference for people and programs in our community. Read how parents Andrea Gumpert and David Bell have benefited from the incredible support at Roger Neilson House. […]

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Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids #SensFoundation

| February 25, 2019 | 4 Comments
Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids #SensFoundation

Camp Quality: Creating Magic and Letting Kids be Kids On Thursday February 28, the Ottawa Senators Foundation is hosting their annual telethon. A show dedicated to sharing stories about how your donations are making a difference for people and programs in our community like Camp Quality. This summer might still seem far away to most […]

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My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/22

| February 21, 2019 | 24 Comments
My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/22

My Gym Ottawa: NOT Your Typical Gymnastics Centre I stumbled upon My Gym Ottawa’s awesome gymnastics classes from another Ottawa mom’s Instagram stories. It looked so cool that I knew I had to check it out for myself, and when I showed Jax, he was so excited, we just couldn’t wait to get there to try […]

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Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues

| February 20, 2019 | 8 Comments
Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues

Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues When the kids are bored and knee deep in winter break blues, do not fear – inspiration is here! Beat the winter break blues with some fun kids activities this winter and create a winter break they will never forget! Winter inspired crafts Winter inspired crafts […]

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