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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 […] IWEBIX Webdesign

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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

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

1.Gold Dot Curtains // 2. Metal Wall Letters // 3. Throw Pillow // 4. Gold Pouf // 5. Play Tent // 6. Gold Bow Wall Hook // 7. Mod Storage Bins // 8. Fluff Throw Rug // 9. 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 […]

2016 Toyota Prius: Economical Urban Family Vehicle

Published February 9, 2016 at 1:07 pm - No Comments

I had the opportunity to check out the All New 2016 Toyota Prius last week. While I typically write about large family vehicles, the Toyota Prius would definitely work for an urbanite family of 4. It’s fuel economy combined with a starting price point which includes so many great features makes this an ideal wallet-friendly […]

5 Things: Links We Love (What’s Hot On Facebook)

Published February 8, 2016 at 12:21 pm - No Comments

I thought I’d bring back our 5 Things: Links We Love post with a fresh twist. We’ve been engaging on our Facebook page more than ever this year, (come join us there!) and these are the posts that received the most likes and views recently: SHOULD YOU HAVE A THIRD CHILD:   GWEN STEFANI’S WEEKEND: […]

Valentine’s Day Book Picks and #Giveaway

Published February 4, 2016 at 4:15 pm - No Comments

I love books. My kids love books. In fact, they’re getting books this Valentine’s Day as gifts from me because we have been on sugar overload in this house for months now. So when Raincoast Books offered to send one of you three of these titles, I said YES!  So here they are: Be Mine […]

How To Find and Hire a Babysitter

Published February 2, 2016 at 12:15 am - No Comments

I understand the challenges between wanting to find a babysitter and yet being terrified of actually leaving your baby with the babysitter (even once you’ve found one, she’s perfect, couldn’t ask for better). It took me until my girls were about 1-year-old to leave them with a babysitter. So I understand the not wanting to […]

Silver Star Mountain with Kids: Dining Options

Published February 1, 2016 at 10:29 am - No Comments

We recently enjoyed a weekend getaway at Silver Star Mountain Resort to take in the beauty of its winter wonderland. We didn’t ski, and there were amazing activities for us to enjoy throughout our stay (including fabulous accommodations). Our dining picks: The Bulldog Grand Cafe’ Both mornings we went into the village in search of […]

4 Ways to Set A Good Example for Your Child (It’s Never Too Early)

Published January 29, 2016 at 9:03 am - No Comments

By: Kacey Mya Bradley As a parent, you naturally want what’s best for your children. You work hard to provide everything they need, from a sturdy roof over their heads to warm clothing. You know that giving them nutritious food and providing a solid education are important factors in their development, and you’re always on […]

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