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Introducing Miss Charlotte!

| September 30, 2015 | 9 Comments
Introducing Miss Charlotte!

So this is two months overdue, my apologies! These last two months have been a whirl wind! As you know (and in case you didn’t), I was placed on bedrest for the majority of my third trimester. My daughter decided she’d try to make her debut at week 28/29 and we disagreed! After a successful (all […]

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Sharing Cherished Memories with Soufeel Jewelry- Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/15

| September 10, 2015 | 47 Comments
Sharing Cherished Memories with Soufeel Jewelry- Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/15

For me, jewellery lets others see a bit of your personality and uniqueness. Charm bracelets are fun pieces to own because thy let display your interests and your personality without you having to say a word. My family is everything to me, and I wanted to have a piece of jewelry that showed them off […]

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Style Nails in Minutes with Jamberry Nails Nail Wraps – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

| July 23, 2015 | 71 Comments
Style Nails in Minutes with Jamberry Nails Nail Wraps – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

 Manicures are always fun to get, but being a mom to 3 kids, two of them toddlers, doesn’t give my hands a fighting chance of looking good a few days after having my nails done. I am also rough on my hands, so manis don’t stand a fighting chance very long on my nails. When […]

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Spending Quality Time with your Tween/Teen Daughter

| February 25, 2015 | 2 Comments
Spending Quality Time with your Tween/Teen Daughter

I remember the first day I was back from the hospital with my eldest child. I put her in a white bassinet and looked fondly upon her for many minutes. She was so precious and beautiful! So many questions were going through my mind: will I be a good mom, will she keep her dad’s blue eyes, […]

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Girl Body Image: You are Beautiful

| January 21, 2015 | 15 Comments
Girl Body Image: You are Beautiful

Girls have lots of pressure from the media and fashion magazines to look flawless, blemish-free and very thin, like their favourite celebrities or models. What they don’t realize is that some digital enhancements are done to the photos to make women look “perfect”, therefore it is pretty much unrealistic to attain this ideal body. It is essential that […]

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Healthy Lifestyle for Girls

| January 7, 2015 | 10 Comments
Healthy Lifestyle for Girls

In today’s era, it’s difficult to get our children away from the television, laptops, video games, tablets, cell phones, and more electronic devices! We don’t want them to have a sedentary lifestyle at a young age and grow up being couch potatoes. For a tween girl, it’s really important to adopt a healthy lifestyle now as she will continue […]

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Raising Confident Daughters

| December 16, 2014 | 14 Comments
Raising Confident Daughters

I believe that confidence is a great quality to have, but we do not all show it in the same way or know how to show our confidence in the same manner. Often, confidence is something that parents have to help their children find within themselves. This becomes more apparent when our kids are going […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Joy

| December 10, 2014 | 9 Comments
Wordless Wednesday: Joy

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Time to Listen Mom! Talking to Your Daughter about Being a Tween/Teen

| November 3, 2014 | 18 Comments
Time to Listen Mom! Talking to Your Daughter about Being a Tween/Teen

When it comes to topics like puberty, it’s important to start talking with your tween daughter from an early age – ideally when she’s between 9 and 12 years old. If you notice that she’s in a receptive mood, use the opportunity to have one of those talks with her, keeping in mind that it should […]

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Rockport Opens Its First Concept Store in Ottawa!

| October 31, 2014 | 9 Comments
Rockport Opens Its First Concept Store in Ottawa!

Fashion is a very big passion of mine. One of my favourite areas of fashion has to be shoes. An outfit is almost never complete without them, and there are so many styles, colours and materials they are made from that I would never tire from looking at them. Rockport has been making stylish and […]

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Tween and Teenage Girls’ Mood Swings: 5 Tips for Parents

| September 25, 2014 | 14 Comments
Tween and Teenage Girls’ Mood Swings: 5 Tips for Parents

I am one of those lucky moms that her daughter is not a drama queen nor did she have too many mood swings during puberty. She is just like me at her age, but don’t tell her that! Don’t ask me why this part of puberty did not faze the both of us as much as other teens. I really wish […]

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Mom, I Want to Purchase My First Bra!

| August 28, 2014 | 8 Comments
Mom, I Want to Purchase My First Bra!

The excitement of purchasing your daughter’s first bra! It’s certainly a milestone for all girls and the fun part of puberty. When I was a tween there certainly weren’t too many bra choices. You had to choose between white and beige, so not much creativity back then. Nowadays you can purchase them at brand name stores […]

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From Tween to Teens: What a Roller Coaster Ride for Girls

| July 30, 2014 | 11 Comments
From Tween to Teens: What a Roller Coaster Ride for Girls

During puberty, a girl’s developing body is flooded by hormones. Therefore, this will affect her mood. Your sweet 12 year old daughter his now starting to have tantrums like a 2 year old, be a drama queen, and self-centered, as well as focused on her friends and activities. She also wants to feel grown up and be more […]

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Girls and Women Take a Stand and Join the #LikeAGirl Movement!

| June 27, 2014 | 8 Comments
Girls and Women Take a Stand and Join the #LikeAGirl Movement!

If you are a woman, you must have heard the saying “you run like a girl”, “stop acting like a girl”, “fight like a girl”, or “you throw like a girl”, which is pretty much meant as an insult. “Like a girl” should have a positive reflection of how a woman is strong, confident, intelligent, talented, […]

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Mother and Daughter Talk: Period, Cramps, and More!

| May 20, 2014 | 5 Comments
Mother and Daughter Talk: Period, Cramps, and More!

In a previous post, I talked about getting the puberty conversation started with your daughter and the importance of talking to her about puberty.  This month is all about the period talk! Most girls will have their 1st period between 11 and 13 years old, but it can be as young as 9 to 16 […]

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Dinnertime Chat with my Girls

| May 14, 2014 | 4 Comments
Dinnertime Chat with my Girls

I know, I know. I’ve been MIA for a while. I promise I’ve been meaning to write but I’ve been busy, and tired, and, and … and nothing.  No excuses. I raced home tonight, prepared dinner, fed the girls and in 15 minutes we will be out the door to head to an evening of […]

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What is BeingGirl.com?

| April 23, 2014 | 14 Comments
What is BeingGirl.com?

Last month, I wrote about Getting the Puberty Conversation Started with Your Daughter and shared some tips on how to open the line of communication with your teenager, and where to obtain additional information by visiting Always changing website sponsored by P&G, the experts in feminine care with Always & Tampax.  For this article, I will be talking about a […]

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Getting the Puberty Conversation Started with Your Daughter

| March 31, 2014 | 7 Comments
Getting the Puberty Conversation Started with Your Daughter

One day my daughter was starting school in Jr. Kindergarten, and the next thing I know she was blossoming into a tween! How the years go so fast is beyond me! I could tell her body was already going through physical and emotional changes associated with puberty. If you have a tween/teen, you know what […]

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Mother and Daughter: “The Puberty Talk”

| March 19, 2014 | 10 Comments
Mother and Daughter: “The Puberty Talk”

The Ottawa Mommy Club is very excited to inform you that we have partnered with Always and Tampax! In August 2013, Always and Tampax held an interactive retreat where they invited young girls and their mothers to come and learn about ‘having the talk’ about puberty hosted by Kathy Buckworth and Melinda Shankar of Degrassi: […]

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