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When Is My Baby Ready For Solids? (i.e. Ammunition for the Pressure to Start Early)

Published January 20, 2015 at 2:25 pm - No Comments

By: Kristen Yarker Many moms contact me wondering if their baby is ready for solid foods. When is My baby ready for solids? Usually this comes from two places: Worry that their baby isn’t getting the nutrition that they need from breastmilk/ formula. Pressure from family or friends to introduce baby food. Here’s the latest […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Recipes for Fall: Quinoa, Steak and Kale Salad

Published October 1, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

  By: Courtney Hunter, Lethbridge Community Director Finding a healthy recipe that the whole family will love is a tough one! And get this – they want something different every night! Gah! The pressure! This throw together salad will hit the spot! Healthy, yummy and plenty filling to keep those tummies happy. Here’s one of […]

How do you choose classes for preschoolers? Check out these great tips!

Published September 29, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

By: Heather van Mil It seems that life revolves around a school calendar (now that we have one in BC) whether you have school aged children or not, so while big kids are getting ready for class, September often means a return to classes for preschoolers too. But as we all know, time flies! With […]

My dirty little secret

Published September 26, 2014 at 6:15 am - No Comments

By: Heather van Mil I have a secret to share, it’s been weighing on me for a long time. 5 years and 9 months to be exact – how long I’ve been a parent. I confess that….. I argue with my spouse in front of my children. (Pause for the collective gasp) Just about any […]

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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 - No 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 […]

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 […]


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