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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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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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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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Gentle Cleaning at Home with Babyganics #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/19

| June 20, 2019 | 159 Comments
Gentle Cleaning at Home with Babyganics #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/19

Cleaning. It is necessary to do around your home, especially when you have little ones. Finding products that clean well without the chemicals is what my family is always on the lookout for to care for our home and our skin.  Babyganics see this struggle and creates products that parents can feel good about using all […]

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Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers

| May 21, 2019 | 4 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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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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Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

| December 10, 2018 | 8 Comments
Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother   When most mothers think of challenging events in the first two years of an average child’s life, they might think of vaccinations, fevers, tantrums, and night-waking. What about weighings? Believe it or not, for some mothers, having their babies weighed is […]

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Fun Halloween Activities Besides Trick or Treating

| October 11, 2018 | 13 Comments
Fun Halloween Activities Besides Trick or Treating

Fun Halloween Activities Besides Trick or Treating Trick or treating is a great Halloween tradition but it’s not always practical. In fact, depending on where you live, dressing up and knocking on doors may not be very safe or perhaps your kids are older and the thought of trick or treating has lost its appeal. […]

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National Baby Safety Month with Dreambaby ~ Giveaway CAN 11/02

| September 25, 2018 | 88 Comments
National Baby Safety Month with Dreambaby ~ Giveaway CAN 11/02

NATIONAL BABY SAFETY MONTH From the moment they enter this world, a baby is one of the most precious gifts and parents do whatever they can to provide them as much love, affection and security as possible. September is National Baby Safety Month and while safety is very much top-of-mind for parents the other 11 […]

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Your Guide to Disney’s Hollywood Studios Toy Story Land

| September 18, 2018 | 9 Comments
Your Guide to Disney’s Hollywood Studios Toy Story Land

Your Guide to Disney World’s Toy Story Land You’ve heard about Disney World’s new Toy Story Land, but have you been there? Toy Story Land is the newest development at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and no one’s disappointed. If you’re making plans to head to Disney World, then you need to know the ins-and-outs of this […]

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5 Ways to Deal with your Child’s Tantrums

| June 18, 2018 | 7 Comments
5 Ways to Deal with your Child’s Tantrums

Let’s admit it. Parenting is hard. And dealing with temper tantrums can be harder. If you’re a momma who’s emotionally and physically drained thanks to your little one being a bit too difficult over possibly anything, here’s a little something to help! Keep reading to discover 5 super effective ways to deal with your child’s […]

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Mama Beans Chewelry: The Jewelry You Chew On #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

| November 27, 2017 | 14 Comments
Mama Beans Chewelry: The Jewelry You Chew On #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

    Mama Beans Chewelry: The Jewelry You Chew On For those of you who have not yet heard of the “Chewelry” invention, you’re either living under a rock or you don’t have kids. Chewely, or rather, “jewelry you chew on,” is a rather new concept, but it’s not what I initially thought it was. […]

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Canadian Tire Offering FREE Ottawa Senators “Sensie” ~ Giveaway ~ CAN 12/03

| November 16, 2017 | 74 Comments
Canadian Tire Offering FREE Ottawa Senators “Sensie” ~ Giveaway ~ CAN 12/03

  Canadian Tire Offering FREE Ottawa Senators “Sensie”     What’s the best way for a Senators fan to show their team spirit? Ensuring their kids become lifelong fans, of course! Canadian Tire is giving Ottawa families a head start by helping turn local babies into the next generation of Sens fans with the brand […]

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Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/10

| November 13, 2017 | 55 Comments
Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/10

    Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! Polar Stroller is a small family business (husband & wife team) in Calgary, who design and manufacture skis for strollers and bike trailers in Canada. They first designed their products for their own personal use, to be able to continue to enjoy winter walks with their […]

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Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure

| September 27, 2017 | 11 Comments
Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure

  Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure     Breastfeeding: Nature’s way of making you feel like a maternal failure. Since the dawn of time, women have produced life-sustaining nourishment for their babies. This nourishment helps a baby grow, creates a bond between mother and baby, alleviates financial stressors, and is said to have […]

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Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

| June 9, 2017 | 13 Comments
Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

  Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children       Did you know that children are being marketed to on a daily basis? This is especially true when it comes to the food they consume.  We all want what’s best for our children—especially when it comes to their health and nutrition. […]

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How to Get Your Kids’ Attention

How to Get Your Kids’ Attention

  How to Get Your Kids’ Attention It’s supper time, or time to get ready to go, or you just need to ask the kids something. Does this ever happen to you? *crickets* OK, they’re carrying on somewhere, and your attempts to reach them have been futile. What’s next? Holler louder? Go upstairs from room […]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts

My little boy turned 6 today. I started this blog when he was 7 months old! After much arguing with his brother as to whether he classified as a Small kid or a Medium kid, I think it was confirmed that he is now officially Medium. That brain is always going on my Medium son. […]

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Kids & Company Giveaway ~ Childcare, Birthday Party or Camp ~ Ottawa Area 03/31

| February 27, 2017 | 17 Comments
Kids & Company Giveaway ~ Childcare, Birthday Party or Camp ~ Ottawa Area 03/31

  Kids & Company, proudly Canadian provides high-quality child care and early learning in almost 100 locations across Canada in the United States. Care ranges from full-time, flexible part-time, emergency back-up, and/or camp programs in an innovative and stimulating environment.   Children participate in a variety of proprietary learning and physical activity programs, and enjoy […]

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Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

| February 22, 2017 | 53 Comments
Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN

 Blankaroo Baby: Quality Kids Clothes Made in Ottawa One of my goals this year was to be a more conscious consumer, especially when it comes to clothing for my family and I. In short, no more “fast fashion”, purchasing our clothing either from small businesses or second-hand instead. That’s one of the reasons I was […]

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Snuggle Bugz Celebrates its Grand Opening in Kanata!

| January 24, 2017 | 3 Comments
Snuggle Bugz Celebrates its Grand Opening in Kanata!

  Hush little baby don’t say a word… Mommy’s going to buy you everything you need at the brand new Snuggle Bugz store in Kanata! Anyone who’s a parent knows that with a child comes not only great responsibility, but a great many things to buy for as well. Notably strollers, car seats, baby gear, bath, diapering and […]

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Big Boots

| January 4, 2017 | 6 Comments
Big Boots

Purchasing footwear for kids is always a great reminder of how fast kids are growing. “I can’t believe it,” we say as they tromp around in their new boots.  Well, believe it. They had these adorable little round kid boots last year, and now they have these giant monster truck-tire jobbies with velcro (bought from […]

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Family Game Night

| December 29, 2016 | 11 Comments
Family Game Night

We have a decent collection of board games, mostly from the days when we’d get together with friends for “game nights”. Nowadays, Hubs and I occasionally enjoy a game of Dominion or Lost Cities when we go wild and try something other than Netflix.   Board games are fun. We look forward to playing many […]

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