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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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A Perfect Summer Breakfast Recipe | Overnight Blueberry-Oat Mason Jar

Published August 4, 2015 at 11:43 am - No Comments

This Overnight Blueberry-Oat Mason Jar breakfast is absolutely the ideal summer breakfast. With the heat we have experienced here on the West Coast this summer, who wants to make pancakes for the kids in the morning? Not this mama. I received some yogurt recently from Olympia Dairy and the gift delivery came with a few recipes. […]

To The Edge and Beyond – Summer Adventures #streamteam

Published July 30, 2015 at 2:47 pm - No Comments

It’s summer, which also translates directly into ‘adventure’! I love an adventure… like nice hotels when travelling with the kids, a leisurely shopping day, city tour, or spa appointment with my girls. I know, you were thinking by adventure I meant hiking, camping or something a bit more typically ‘adventurous’. That’s okay, I’ll leave those types […]

2015 Ford Expedition | Review

Published July 27, 2015 at 10:00 am - No Comments

The 2015 Ford Expedition fit all of our needs, and we all enjoyed it. Overall, it was my husband’s number one pick for vehicles we have driven this year. I was surprised that it fit into our garage and we managed just fine with getting in and out of the back seats in the driveway. […]

The Closet Cleanup

Published July 23, 2015 at 4:52 pm - No Comments

About twice a year I go through my own closet to purge and reorganize. My closet begins to look cluttered, disorganized and just plain messy, as you can see above. Purging the closet speeds up my morning routine because it’s easy for me to tell what I’d like to wear when everything is so visible. Now, […]

2015 Toyota RAV4 | Review

Published July 20, 2015 at 10:00 am - No Comments

As far as family vehicles go, the RAV4 is a strong contender as long as you’re okay with a five-seater. This is a very agile small SUV with the get-up-and-go for urbanite families, even those who do the occasional road tripping. The back cargo area is large enough for plenty of gear and groceries, as […]

Big Ticket Family Concert

Published July 19, 2015 at 12:13 pm - No Comments

We have been listening to a lot of Becky G at my house lately! So I was pretty excited to hear that she is part of the Family Channel Big Ticket Family Concert this summer! And it’s coming to cities across Canada this August, so we’ll be checking out the Abbotsford show. Family’s annual Big […]

Big Ticket Family Concert

Published July 19, 2015 at 12:13 pm - No Comments

We have been listening to a lot of Becky G at my house lately! So I was pretty excited to hear that she is part of the Family Channel Big Ticket Family Concert this summer! And it’s coming to cities across Canada this August, so we’ll be checking out the Abbotsford show. Family’s annual Big […]

Toyota Highlander

Published July 13, 2015 at 10:00 am - No Comments

The Toyota Highlander surprised me. I enjoyed it a lot more than I thought I would, and the interior was hands-down my favourite this year. This was also my first experience driving a Hybrid vehicle of any kind. When you start it, it’s so quiet and the motor doesn’t kick in for a couple of seconds […]

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