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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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2016 Honda Pilot | Review

Published September 30, 2015 at 2:05 pm - No Comments

I was really excited to drive the all new 2016 Honda Pilot since its complete re-design. I was extremely impressed with the exterior styling and interior design improvements. The rounded shape is modern and visually appealing which is in keeping up with the other vehicles in this class. One of the features I was so […]

Preparing to Potty Train

Published September 28, 2015 at 9:49 pm - No Comments

By: Dawnn Whittaker Potty training is, like most things toddler-related, pretty confusing for everyone involved. Thankfully, there are ways you can set yourself up for success. Long before you even ask yourself “When should I start potty training?” you can be preparing your child for potty training. We call this laying the foundations for potty training success. […]

Dining Out With Kids: The Portobello in Whistler’s Upper Village

Published September 28, 2015 at 12:42 pm - No Comments

WHO A kid-friendly dining option for breakfast and lunch in the Upper Village, Whister. The Portobello also serves a casual dinner in peak Summer and peak Winter months. WHAT The Portobello is a casual deli-style restaurant located in the Fairmont Chateau Whistler nestled into the heart of the Upper Village. WHERE It’s an easy walk […]

Review: Bugaboo Runner

Published September 24, 2015 at 2:16 pm - No Comments

By: Deb Thompson, Modern Mama Calgary I recently had the privilege to test out the Bugaboo Runner. It arrived in a box the size of me, that at first glance completely overwhelmed me! Not having the  knack for putting things of this magnitude together, I thought ‘oh here we go again’… but it ended up taking all […]

5 Reasons You Are Good Enough

Published September 23, 2015 at 1:40 pm - No Comments

By: Kristin Auer Mothers come from all backgrounds, and in all shapes and sizes – but there are twothings we all have in common: for one, we sometimes doubt that we are the best mothers we can be for our children. The other thing we have in common? We all are the best mothers our […]

Selling Your Home

Published September 22, 2015 at 9:26 am - No Comments

Moving is tough, it is a lot of work. Selling a home and maintaining it’s clean look with kids and pets in the house is even harder. Here are some tips for staging and preparing your home for sale. Simple and easy ways to please potential buyers when selling your home: turn on all of […]

Gendered Toys: What’s the Big Deal?

Published September 21, 2015 at 9:29 am - No Comments

by Danika Kimball Last week I went to a store hoping to buy a gift for one of my close friend’s daughters. She’s five, loves Captain America, rolling in the mud (and hugging me afterwards), playing with Barbies, and telling the adults in the room about the latest movie she’s watched–usually about five to ten […]

Kids Fall Shoe Picks

Published September 15, 2015 at 1:26 pm - No Comments

I told you about The Shoe Company’s BOGO promotion recently and then I took you shopping with me to get the girls some back to school shoes (which they’re loving!). Now it’s time for me to share my fave picks for the upcoming Fall and Winter season. I had so much fun picking out some […]


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