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

| May 16, 2019 | 73 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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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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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 | 126 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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Attend and Be Amazed by the Harlem Globetrotters!

| March 8, 2019 | 10 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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Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games #ReconenctWithGames #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

| February 4, 2019 | 212 Comments
Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games #ReconenctWithGames #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/08

Reconnecting Made Fun with Mattel Games Games. They have a way of reconnecting family and friends when they are played. With all of the devices my children have become familiar with, getting my gang together is becoming more and more difficult. Mattel Games Canada wants families to reconnect with loved ones without the use of […]

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23 Family Winter Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 31, 2019 | 1 Comment
23 Family Winter Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities to get you to enjoy the coldest of seasons! Here […]

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What Type Of Valentine Are You

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
What Type Of Valentine Are You

What Type Of Valentine Are You Valentine’s Day is a marked, socially acceptable celebration of the mating rituals of the human species. People, unlike animals, are generally, and at least superficially, subtle in regard to their pro-creative urges. We use words and kind gestures as opposed to odd-sounding, pathetic calls for attention and the satisfaction […]

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Busy Mom New Year Resolutions

| January 9, 2019 | 4 Comments
Busy Mom New Year Resolutions

Busy Mom New Year Resolutions This New Year, I promise to make New Year Resolutions such as pray often, exercise regularly, wear make-up, have a sophisticated hairstyle, wear red lipstick, eat a hearty breakfast, get another sexy little black dress, take the stairs to the 2nd floor, crave for sweets less, meet more people, reward […]

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A Day at the Museum of History/Children’s Museum

| January 2, 2019 | 5 Comments
A Day at the Museum of History/Children’s Museum

A Day at the Museum of History/Children’s Museum There are so many great attractions to visit with kids in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. On the top of our list is the Canadian Museum of History, in particular the Children’s Museum. It’s great on those yucky winter days when it’s too cold to play in the snow […]

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Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

| December 10, 2018 | 7 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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Getting All A-Flutter at Butterflies in Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature

| November 29, 2018 | 12 Comments
Getting All A-Flutter at Butterflies in Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Getting All A-Flutter at Butterflies in Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature Cool days have moved  in to Canada’s capital. Luckily, things are heating up with the return of Butterflies in Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature. It is a bright and warm exhibition that introduces live, tropical butterflies to visitors that they would […]

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Hop into the Holiday Season with DK Canada Books #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/21

| November 19, 2018 | 86 Comments
Hop into the Holiday Season with DK Canada Books #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/21

Hop into the Holiday Season with DK Canada The holiday season is right around the corner. Have you begun the tasks of holiday gift shopping for your loved ones this year? Are there certain people on your list who love learning? DK Canada is the place to look for books on plenty of subjects for people […]

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Celebrate Turkey All Month Long with Canadian Turkey #TurkeyTime #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/16

| October 18, 2018 | 247 Comments
Celebrate Turkey All Month Long with Canadian Turkey #TurkeyTime #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/16

Celebrate Turkey All Month Long with Canadian Turkey  October. Canadians cheer when this month comes along so we can celebrate Thanksgiving with our loved ones. Many Canadians love to be thankful around the table with a lovely turkey as the star of the meal. It is thought that we have to wait until Christmas to […]

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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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Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms

| October 8, 2018 | 7 Comments
Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms

Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms Larger cities are a great place to be a parent and raise your family, with many resources and things to do in a bustling city’s many vibrant communities. No matter where you live, preparing for the arrival of a new baby can feel overwhelming at […]

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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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7 Effective Ways to Motivate your Kid

| September 17, 2018 | 7 Comments
7 Effective Ways to Motivate your Kid

7 Effective Ways to Motivate your Kid Whether it comes to personal progress or performance at school, motivation is the key that drives your little one to do better. So here’s a little help for you with just that! Here are 7 super effective ways to motivate your kid to give his best in whatever […]

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Being a Xennial Parent

| September 5, 2018 | 2 Comments
Being a Xennial Parent

I’m apparently of the “Xennial” micro-generation (Finally, I’ve felt so lost without a designation for years), which means that I was born in the late-70s-early-80s range. Not quite Gen X, not quite Millennial. We grew up with an analog childhood and a digital adulthood (Atari and Super Mario Bros doesn’t count, I guess? Pfft). It’s […]

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Self-Care Tips for Parents to Help Meet Your Parenting Goals

| August 7, 2018 | 4 Comments
Self-Care Tips for Parents to Help Meet Your Parenting Goals

Self-Care Tips for Parents to Help Meet Your Parenting Goals Whether you’re a new parent or you’ve done it all before, you will probably have been steered in the direction of the importance of self-care more than a few times. It’s easy to give the advice, but it’s usually much harder to put it into […]

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Turn Guessing into Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/31

| July 26, 2018 | 24 Comments
Turn Guessing into Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/31

Turn Guessing into Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Disconnect2Connect Summer brings about a lot of things with it. One of the things that is not guaranteed is the fun. That is something we have to add to have a good time at this time of the year. Games are an amazing way to entertain yourself and […]

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