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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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The Shoe Company Store Tour (and Winner Announcement!)

Published August 28, 2015 at 8:04 am - No Comments

I took my girls to The Shoe Company store recently to take advantage of their BOGO 25% off sale for Back to School. With three daughters all in school, I spend a lot on shoes. They need indoor and outdoor shoes for school, boots for Fall, rain gear, activity footwear and special occasion shoes too. […]

2015 Fan Celebration | Giveaways!

Published August 26, 2015 at 9:33 am - No Comments

Every year we celebrate YOU in August. We do some pretty spectacular giveaways just to say thanks! So, Thank You! Thank you for being a reader, a regular, an event attendee, a supporter, a fantastic modern mama yourself! Go you! If you’re new here (yay!) come find us on social too: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! We […]

2015 Fan Celebration | Giveaways!

Published August 26, 2015 at 9:33 am - No Comments

Every year we celebrate YOU in August. We do some pretty spectacular giveaways just to say thanks! So, Thank You! Thank you for being a reader, a regular, an event attendee, a supporter, a fantastic modern mama yourself! Go you! If you’re new here (yay!) come find us on social too: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! We […]

The Dreaded “What’s For Dinner?” No More!

Published August 21, 2015 at 1:48 pm - No Comments

Does the question: “What’s for dinner?” strike fear in your heart? by: Kristen Yarker Most parents tell me that the most crazy, stressful time of day is the dinner-bath-bedtime routine is a crazy-making rush. One way to make things easier is to plan your meals. When I suggest creating a meal plan, often Moms respond […]

Ivy’s Loving Her Sonicare #GetTheFeeling

Published August 20, 2015 at 10:00 am - No Comments

Ivy’s new toothbrush has been a hit. She doesn’t even refuse to brush her teeth at bedtime anymore. (I hope the novelty doesn’t wear off) On Sunday at the pool she was tired of swimming so she asked if she could draw. I asked her to draw me a picture with her new toothbrush (see […]

22 Tips to Keep your Home Tidy and Organized

Published August 18, 2015 at 8:42 am - No Comments

(Image via Talk Nerdy to Me and her great tip below.) I am naturally a bit of clutter person. I tend to let things pile up and we always seem to have toys and crafty bits in the main living area. I wanted to find out from my most organized friends what their tips were. […]

Hot Find Friday: Amelie & Max

Published August 14, 2015 at 4:24 pm - No Comments

It’s time for another Hot Find Friday, and today it’s Amélie & Max. In a world full of unsustainable fast fashion this online boutique shines. Founded by a Canadian mom, Amélie & Max offers parents a variety of innovative, high-quality and durable children’s fashion, plus practical items we need for our babies and older kids. Here, […]

The Shoe Company BOGO 25% off Back To School

Published August 13, 2015 at 8:31 am - No Comments

I am super excited to be partnering with The Shoe Company this month to tell you about the BOGO 25% promotion for Back To School. Not only is this an awesome deal to begin with, I also get to give away a $250 gift card to one lucky mama! Is your little one starting preschool […]

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