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Puree vs Baby Led Weaning (BLW): Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Published February 11, 2016 at 7:10 am - No Comments

By: Kristen Yarker In a previous post I shared the pros and cons of the pureed and Baby Led Weaning (BLW) methods for introducing your baby to solid foods. If you missed it, you can read it here. I had a number of people call and email me with questions from that post. So I […] IWEBIX Webdesign

2016 Toyota Prius: Economical Urban Family Vehicle

Published February 9, 2016 at 1:07 pm - No Comments

I had the opportunity to check out the All New 2016 Toyota Prius last week. While I typically write about large family vehicles, the Toyota Prius would definitely work for an urbanite family of 4. It’s fuel economy combined with a starting price point which includes so many great features makes this an ideal wallet-friendly […]

5 Things: Links We Love (What’s Hot On Facebook)

Published February 8, 2016 at 12:21 pm - No Comments

I thought I’d bring back our 5 Things: Links We Love post with a fresh twist. We’ve been engaging on our Facebook page more than ever this year, (come join us there!) and these are the posts that received the most likes and views recently: SHOULD YOU HAVE A THIRD CHILD:   GWEN STEFANI’S WEEKEND: […]

Valentine’s Day Book Picks and #Giveaway

Published February 4, 2016 at 4:15 pm - No Comments

I love books. My kids love books. In fact, they’re getting books this Valentine’s Day as gifts from me because we have been on sugar overload in this house for months now. So when Raincoast Books offered to send one of you three of these titles, I said YES!  So here they are: Be Mine […]

How To Find and Hire a Babysitter

Published February 2, 2016 at 12:15 am - 2 Comments

I understand the challenges between wanting to find a babysitter and yet being terrified of actually leaving your baby with the babysitter (even once you’ve found one, she’s perfect, couldn’t ask for better). It took me until my girls were about 1-year-old to leave them with a babysitter. So I understand the not wanting to […]

Silver Star Mountain with Kids: Dining Options

Published February 1, 2016 at 10:29 am - No Comments

We recently enjoyed a weekend getaway at Silver Star Mountain Resort to take in the beauty of its winter wonderland. We didn’t ski, and there were amazing activities for us to enjoy throughout our stay (including fabulous accommodations). Our dining picks: The Bulldog Grand Cafe’ Both mornings we went into the village in search of […]

4 Ways to Set A Good Example for Your Child (It’s Never Too Early)

Published January 29, 2016 at 9:03 am - No Comments

By: Kacey Mya Bradley As a parent, you naturally want what’s best for your children. You work hard to provide everything they need, from a sturdy roof over their heads to warm clothing. You know that giving them nutritious food and providing a solid education are important factors in their development, and you’re always on […]

New!: Britax B-Warm Insulated Infant Car Seat Cover and #Giveaway

Published January 26, 2016 at 1:23 pm - No Comments

The all new Britax B-Warm Insulated Infant Car Seat Cover is great for those cold weather days when you want to keep your baby comfortable and protected on the go. The B-Warm offers flip-up sides & a zippered snap closure to help regulate baby’s temperature and reduce exposure to weather elements. The soft, plush interior […]

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum | Review

Published January 25, 2016 at 11:11 am - No Comments

The all new 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum is the most luxurious Ford ever. They bumped up the wow-factor in styling, options and interior in this new top-level model. We took the Explorer Platinum up to through the mountains, on the Coquihalla Highway to Silver Star Mountain recently. I was, of course, a little nervous about mountain driving […]

5 Kid-Friendly Things to Do at Silver Star Mountain, besides Skiing

Published January 24, 2016 at 9:19 pm - No Comments

We recently visited Silver Star Mountain Resort for a weekend getaway as a family. With only one skier among us, we went for the snow and kid-friendly things to do besides skiing in the lovely quaint village of Silver Star. If you are a skier, this mountain is among the best in Western Canada, with 3282 acres […]

For You Mamas Who Are Up All Night

Published January 20, 2016 at 9:41 am - No Comments

By: Erin Mullen I was that new mom that read all the books and knew just how to screw up my baby. I read about co-sleeping and how I would squish my baby or smother it. I knew that I was never going to sleep with her because I wasn’t that mom! I read the […]

Family Travel: Kid-Friendly Silver Star Resort, Vernon, British Columbia

Published January 18, 2016 at 10:08 pm - No Comments

This past weekend my family and I experienced the snowy paradise of the kid-friendly Silver Star Mountain Resort just outside of Vernon, British Columbia. It is truly a family destination with snow fun like tubing and skating, amazing skiing, nordic adventures, and even horse-drawn carriages. The quaint village offers all amenities for a perfect getaway. […]


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