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Budgeting for Maternity Leave

Published February 15, 2016 at 6:00 pm - No Comments

By: Joanna Muir There’s a lot to think about when you’re expecting your first and I can understand how financial planning may take a back seat to car seats, cribs and diapers! One is filled with decisions to contemplate, things to learn and looming responsibilities. Knowing how this huge life change will impact your household […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Puree vs Baby Led Weaning (BLW): Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Published February 11, 2016 at 7:10 am - No Comments

By: Kristen Yarker In a previous post I shared the pros and cons of the pureed and Baby Led Weaning (BLW) methods for introducing your baby to solid foods. If you missed it, you can read it here. I had a number of people call and email me with questions from that post. So I […]

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 […]

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 […]

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All-New Limited Edition Bugaboo Diesel Rock Collection

Published March 8, 2016 at 11:43 am - No Comments

Bugaboo launches the third and last collection in its collaboration with Diesel this month. “While you used to spend your ‘rocker days’ at nightclubs and rooftop parties, your kids now host the party. Welcome to the other nightclub, the one that starts when you want to sleep but your kids keep you up all night.” […]

Home Gym Must-Haves #HappyRenewYear

Published February 29, 2016 at 10:34 am - No Comments

Hoody // Elliptical Trainer // Introduction to Yoga Kit // Bluetooth Media Player Resistance Band // Fitness Ball // Fitness Leggings // Hand Towel // Nike Runners Looking to set yourself up for success with fitness right at home? Then look no further, this is my must-haves list to work out at home. I wrote […]

22 Tips to Keep your Home Tidy and Organized

Published February 26, 2016 at 8:42 am - No Comments

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. I wanted to know how someone keeps their house clutter free […]

1 Big Tip to Help Your Picky Eater

Published February 23, 2016 at 10:38 am - No Comments

By: Kristen Yarker Is your child a picky eater? An important way to encourage picky kids to try new foods is to be a “trying new food” role model. As the saying goes: “actions speak louder than words”. We’re constantly asking picky kids to try new foods. But be honest, when was the last time […]

Fuller House Exclusive: Sneak Peak Behind The Scenes

Published February 17, 2016 at 6:11 pm - No Comments

Being on the Netflix “Stream Team” of bloggers means that we get some Netflix perks to post occasionally about shows and other themes. One such perk was getting to screen six episodes of Fuller House a few weeks early! On February 16th, my family and I crammed on the couch and watched the first six […]

My New Year’s Resolutions Update #HappyRenewYear

Published February 15, 2016 at 8:47 am - No Comments

I wrote my personal 2016 resolutions on the very last day of the year. I feel a little bit like I probably shouldn’t have bothered, because, you know how it goes. I haven’t kept up with most of them. This is typical, though, I’m somewhat relieved to hear. According to Fusion (via Sears Canada), 77 per […]

9 Must-Haves for a Monochrome & Gold Little Girl’s Room

Published February 13, 2016 at 12:52 pm - No Comments

Gold Dot Curtains // Metal Wall Letters // Throw Pillow // Gold Pouf // Play Tent // Gold Bow Wall Hook // Mod Storage Bins // Fluff Throw Rug // Cloud Duvet Cover Every little girl’s room or nursery deserves a dose of monochrome and gold. Here are our modern picks to add some style to […]

Ronald McDonald LIVE and #HappyMealBooks

Published February 12, 2016 at 2:07 pm - No Comments

McDonald’s has partnered with HarperCollins to bring books to millions of children across North America this month. Ivy fell in love with Pete The Cat books in preschool and has collected almost all of the catchy sing-song stories by Kimberly Dean since. She was pretty happy to discover a new Pete The Cat book in her Happy Meal last week on […]


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