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September Means Awareness for Happy, Healthy Cat Month

| September 17, 2019 | 9 Comments
September Means Awareness for Happy, Healthy Cat Month

September Means Awareness for Happy, Healthy Cat Month September is the National Month of the Happy, Healthy Cat. Do you know what the best way to celebrate this month is? By having a cat that is happy and healthy of course! Cats are easier to please than you would think; however, seeing to it that your feline pal is healthy may mean […]

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5 DIY Skills That a Mom Should Know

| September 16, 2019 | 7 Comments
5 DIY Skills That a Mom Should Know

Whether you are a single mom, or have a partner around the house to help, developing DIY skills is a good idea. After all, you cannot always rely on someone else being around to fix a problem. If there is no one in the house who can help, you end up having to call the […]

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Creative Back to School Fun with Epson Canada #Review

| September 12, 2019 | 6 Comments
Creative Back to School Fun with Epson Canada #Review

Creative fun. This is not what many kids think about when the Back to School season rolls around. They are thinking about the work of the school year ahead. But why can’t this time of the year be for creative fun? Epson Canada wants to help create fun this Back to School season with their […]

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3 Ways to Make your Child Overcome Shyness

| September 9, 2019 | 5 Comments
3 Ways to Make your Child Overcome Shyness

3 Ways to Make your Child Overcome Shyness Growing kids have a lot of energy, and more often than not, you’ll find them exploring everything that comes in their way; however, some kids may start presenting antisocial behavior and shyness at a very early stage. As a parent, you may be a bit concerned about […]

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Taking That Leap of Faith

| September 5, 2019 | 14 Comments
Taking That Leap of Faith

Taking That Leap of Faith Have you ever taken a leap of faith? Boy, have I leaped in my life! My most recent leap happened last year, when I moved my family to a beautiful remote Inuit community in northern Quebec called Kuujjuaq. My husband had been offered his dream job and we couldn’t let […]

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5 Questions To Ask Yourself When Choosing & Installing A Car Seat For Your Child

| September 4, 2019 | 7 Comments
5 Questions To Ask Yourself When Choosing & Installing A Car Seat For Your Child

5 Questions To Ask Yourself When Choosing & Installing A Car Seat For Your Child 85% of the car seats that we see are incorrectly installed! In Canada, the law requires that children be properly restrained in an appropriate car seat or booster seat while travelling in a vehicle. Choosing the right car seat for […]

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Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs #Review

| September 3, 2019 | 8 Comments
Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs #Review

Crack into Reading with Reading Eggs School’s back in session! One aspect of learning that usually goes by the wayside during the summer is reading. What if learning and improving a child’s reading skills could be fun? Reading Eggs wants to help kids crack into reading fun with their app created by a highly experienced […]

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Bust Bedtime Battles With These Great Tips

| September 2, 2019 | 10 Comments
Bust Bedtime Battles With These Great Tips

Bust Bedtime Battles with these Great Tips Few things are as frustrating for a parent as a child who won’t go to bed at bedtime. There are a lot of reasons why this happens, but if you are having bedtime battles with your child, here are some tips to do to help ease your troubles. […]

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School Morning Hacks That Prevent Stress

| August 28, 2019 | 11 Comments
School Morning Hacks That Prevent Stress

School Morning Hacks That Prevent Stress Don’t you hate a school morning where everyone is scrambling and then – once everyone is at school – you get a call that one of your children forgot an important project or paper at home. Ugh! It’s enough to drive a mom crazy! Let’s stop that madness. This […]

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How to Nurture Your Child’s Emotional Health

| August 26, 2019 | 6 Comments
How to Nurture Your Child’s Emotional Health

How to Nurture Your Child’s Emotional Health As a parent, you work hard to take care of your child’s physical needs. You maintain a place to live, cook nutritious meals, and help your child establish good, healthy habits that will encourage good health; however, your child’s emotional health is just as important as their physical […]

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How to Prepare Your Teen for the First Day of High School

| August 23, 2019 | 7 Comments
How to Prepare Your Teen for the First Day of High School

The first day of high school can be stressful for both kids and parents. Chances are you remember how nervous you were on your first day! You probably also remember that it was no big deal. Everything turned out just fine; however, teens think they know everything and won’t believe you! Things were different back […]

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How to Get Kids Excited About Back to School Season

| August 14, 2019 | 7 Comments
How to Get Kids Excited About Back to School Season

Back to school season usually fills children with dread. The older the child gets, the worse it gets. The good thing is you can get younger kids excited about back to school season. Whether your child is scared to go to school for the first time or just dreads going back and starting a new […]

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Summer Survival Prize Pack for Moms #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/13

| August 13, 2019 | 48 Comments
Summer Survival Prize Pack for Moms #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/13

Summer is slowly coming to an end! Thanks to the companies listed below, we are able to offer 1 lucky follower a Summer Survival Prize Pack for Moms valued at over $165 to make your summer more enjoyable! Interesting Baby Facts Babies! They’re born every 3 seconds. They poo a lot, cry a lot, and […]

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Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/06

| August 8, 2019 | 164 Comments
Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/06

Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo Building with block sets is a favourite pastime my kids love to do for creative play in our home. I love it because it challenges them to use their imaginations to create fun for themselves. Flexo wants to take block building to a whole new level. They asked […]

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How to Create a Minimalist Back to School Wardrobe

| August 7, 2019 | 12 Comments
How to Create a Minimalist Back to School Wardrobe

Do you find yourself paying a huge amount of money for your child’s back to school wardrobe? It can be pricey to buy back school clothes; however, it doesn’t have to be. One of the best tricks is to create a minimalist wardrobe for your child. What does that mean? A minimalist wardrobe is one […]

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11 Reasons to Attend an Ottawa Champions Baseball Game

| July 25, 2019 | 4 Comments
11 Reasons to Attend an Ottawa Champions Baseball Game

The Ottawa Champions professional baseball team of the Can-Am League is marking its 5th season in 2019 at the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park! The Can-Am league has several top prospects that will eventually play in the majors, or former major league players that make the game exciting for fans. If you haven’t been to a […]

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Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp

| July 16, 2019 | 9 Comments
Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp

Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp Summer camp is a positive experience for both children and parents. Although you may not admit it to yourself nor to anyone else, there’s the most obvious benefits for sending your child to summer camp: weeks of relaxation, a quiet house, chances to shop and wander, as […]

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Why Every Parent Must Learn CPR

| July 12, 2019 | 13 Comments
Why Every Parent Must Learn CPR

Why Every Parent Must Learn CPR Your kid’s health is extremely important. Having your child’s pediatrician on speed dial is awesome. But what happens in emergency situations? What happens if your child suddenly stops breathing? Do you know the steps you need to take to possibly save your child’s life? As a parent, it’s important […]

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Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/09

| July 11, 2019 | 6 Comments
Visiting the Moo Cows at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/09

Summer is finally here, and we are thrilled to be able to spend gorgeous sunny days at venues like the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum! Lately my littlest, Hudson, has been especially intrigued by farms and “moo cows” as he calls them, so when I asked him if he wanted to go to the farm, it […]

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17 Puppet Crafts For Kids To Enjoy

| July 10, 2019 | 11 Comments
17 Puppet Crafts For Kids To Enjoy

There are lots of benefits, when it comes to encouraging your children to play with puppets. This activity not only stimulates imagination, it also improves motor skills, teaches etiquette, boosts your child’s confidence and more. What follows is a list of 17 fun puppet crafts, suitable for kids of all ages. Let’s talk about a […]

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Tips for Planning a Great Family Vacation

| July 8, 2019 | 6 Comments
Tips for Planning a Great Family Vacation

Tips for Planning a Great Family Vacation Planning a great family vacation can be a lot of fun. If possible, include children in on the planning. It will make them feel important and often, kids will come up with some great ideas. The first thing to think about is the budget. Family Vacation Budget When […]

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5 Ways to Control Nail Biting in Kids

| July 4, 2019 | 11 Comments
5 Ways to Control Nail Biting in Kids

5 Ways to Control Nail Biting in Kids Nail biting is a common habit that many kids develop, and statistics reveal that around 50% of children between 10 to 18 years of age have this habit, and it can be annoying and stressful for a parent to deal with. While there may be different possible […]

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10 Fun DIY Slime Recipes

| July 3, 2019 | 7 Comments
10 Fun DIY Slime Recipes

Some toys never seem to go out of style, and slime is definitely one of those toys! Chances are you remember playing with slime when you were younger, and chances are your parents played with it as well! Now, your children are also obsessed with it! The only difference is that today’s children are also […]

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3 Basic Steps to Reduce Senior Falling Risks

| June 27, 2019 | 8 Comments
3 Basic Steps to Reduce Senior Falling Risks

3 Basic Steps to Reduce Senior Falling Risks With age comes many gifts, but it also comes with its challenges. One challenge that an older senior faces is the risk of falling. Everyone ages differently and the reasons seniors are at a higher risk of falling are unique for every individual. They could be related […]

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