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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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Destiny #StreamTeam

Published March 2, 2015 at 7:43 pm - No Comments

February’s theme on Netflix ( we did this craft in February) is Destiny. They released some new shows for kids that are perfectly aligned with this theme (I’ll highlight those below). We watched the Ever After High and made ‘destiny banners’. I encouraged my girls to think about their futures and ‘what they wanted to […]

Hot Find Friday: Boiron Homeopathic Cold & Flu Remedies #boironfamily

Published February 26, 2015 at 9:13 pm - No Comments

Let me just start off by saying I’m very excited to be working with Boiron this year to provide samples at some of our events nationwide, and to also tell you a little more about them and homeopathic remedies and what that means. We are in the thick of cold & flu season right now. […]

5 Tips to Quit Looking Tired

Published February 22, 2015 at 9:51 pm - No Comments

We are all tired. Moms of little ones get barely enough rest. They say the optimal amount is 7-8 hours but I don’t know one mom who got that until her kids were at least five or six years old. That’s a lot of sleepless years. Here are a few tips we’ve used to quit […]

Hot Find Friday: Project Candy Box

Published February 20, 2015 at 11:33 am - No Comments

By: Deb Thompson Calgary entrepreneur Aaron Kerr, successfully launches Canada’s only monthly candy box subscription. As a little girl I was allowed a dime a month for candies! It’s not THAT long ago. I got either two nickle candies or ten penny candies. For every generation the trip to the candy store has been a […]

All-Inclusive Vacation With Baby

Published February 17, 2015 at 9:59 pm - No Comments

An All-Inclusive resort is a great option for young families for many reasons. Mainly you don’t have to carry your wallet around and pay for every drink, smoothie, coffee and meal you enjoy throughout your vacation. Not all resorts are equal, however, so be sure you review the website, reviews (Trip Advisor is a fantastic […]

Valentine’s Coupons [FREE Printables]

Published February 13, 2015 at 1:06 pm - No Comments

    The Perfect Valentines Day Coupon! I scowered the internet for a fun, simple, blank printable coupon template to make my hubby and kids coupons to put with the V-Day gifts. It was hard for me to find a generic one, that I could use for both husband and kids, so I decided to […]

Baby’s First Valentine’s Day

Published February 12, 2015 at 9:58 am - No Comments

Valentine’s Day with kids is so much better than Valentine’s Day while dating. Your child will love any effort you make to produce red, pink, chocolate, and love in any shape or form. What makes Baby’s First Valentine’s Day extra special is that it’ll be the first time you spend Valentine’s Day with your heart […]

Activity Bags for Travel with Kids

Published February 6, 2015 at 1:59 pm - No Comments

These bags could be used both for flights or road-trips, even just for a weekend getaway to give you and your partner a few extra minutes of quiet. I put these together for my girls for our recent family vacation. This worked especially well for my five-year old and kept her from just using the […]

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