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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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Happy St. Patrick’s Day: Guinness Chocolate Cake Recipe

Published March 17, 2015 at 9:01 am - No Comments

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! What better to way to celebrate St. Patty’s day then with Guinness Chocolate Cake! You will need: 1 cup Guinness 1 cup + 1 tablespoon Butter 3/4 cup Cocoa 1 3/4 cups white Sugar 1/2 cup Sour Cream 2 Eggs 1 tablespoon Vanilla 2 cups Flour 2 1/2 teaspoons Baking Soda […]

2015 Toyota Sienna | Review

Published March 14, 2015 at 3:04 pm - No Comments

This year I will be test driving several different vehicles that could potentially be our next family car. I have been driving a Honda Odyssey for the past eleven years and I love it, but I feel like I might be ready to move on from a mini-van. Follow my journey to see which vehicles […]

Cinderella Opens March 13

Published March 6, 2015 at 4:06 pm - No Comments

Cinderella opens nationwide March 13. Opening is also a Short film prior to the movie entitled Frozen Fever! The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new Stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her […]

3 Tips to Manage the Time Change With Your Child’s Sleep Routine

Published March 5, 2015 at 11:59 am - No Comments

Written by: Joleen Dilk Salyn It’s that time of year when parents begin to wonder about the upcoming time change and how it may impact their child’s sleep routine. As a pediatric sleep consultant, I help parents get their children on healthy sleep routines, but Daylight Savings Time tends to worry parents of even the […]

Getting Back to Basics with Ford of Canada #FordBackToBasics

Published March 5, 2015 at 10:24 am - No Comments

I had the opportunity to visit the amazing Fraser River Lodge with Ford of Canada for a weekend of getting ‘Back to Basics’ recently. We learned about emergency kits, changing flat tires and checking the oil, along with some fun stuff like fishing, wine-pairing and making the perfect s’mores (my kind of basics!). Here we […]

Getting Back to Basics with Ford of Canada #FordBackToBasics

Published March 5, 2015 at 10:24 am - No Comments

I had the opportunity to visit the amazing Fraser River Lodge with Ford of Canada for a weekend of getting ‘Back to Basics’ recently. We learned about emergency kits, changing flat tires and checking the oil, along with some fun stuff like fishing, wine-pairing and making the perfect s’mores (my kind of basics!). Here we […]

Getting Back to Basics with Ford of Canada #FordBackToBasics

Published March 5, 2015 at 10:24 am - No Comments

I had the opportunity to visit the amazing Fraser River Lodge with Ford of Canada for a weekend of getting ‘Back to Basics’ recently. We learned about emergency kits, changing flat tires and checking the oil, along with some fun stuff like fishing, wine-pairing and making the perfect s’mores (my kind of basics!). Here we […]

Getting Back to Basics with Ford of Canada #FordBackToBasics

Published March 5, 2015 at 10:24 am - No Comments

I had the opportunity to visit the amazing Fraser River Lodge with Ford of Canada for a weekend of getting ‘Back to Basics’ recently. We learned about emergency kits, changing flat tires and checking the oil, along with some fun stuff like fishing, wine-pairing and making the perfect s’mores (my kind of basics!). Here we […]

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