The Nuna Leaf: Not Just For Babies

By: Codi Lynn Back and forth, back and forth. She is swaying in her Nuna Leaf as I write this out. It’s relaxing for the both of us as the repetitive side to side movements are calm and silent.   Last year when we got…

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Cost Saving Grocery Shopping Tips

These days a trip to the grocery store can cost a pretty penny. Which is why we wanted to share some important notes on cutting down on costs, as much as possible, while grocery shopping. Groceries are a basic need, done weekly, and sometimes on…

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Meal Planning Made Easy with These Apps

As a busy mom, sometimes finding the time to prepare and plan, let alone actually make all meals, can seem difficult, if not impossible. That’s where meal planning comes in. What is Meal Planning? Meal planning is a way to organize all the meal ideas. The…

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A Much Needed Date Night? Try These Suggestions

Sometimes with the busy schedules, work, and taking care of the kids, we forget that we must consciously put effort into spending time with our partners. It happens, and often with the kids being so young. However, an occasional date night is still important. Why are…

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3 Easy Valentine’s Day Toddler Crafts

Valentine’s Day is a great time to hone in on those toddler imaginations and have some creative play. What better way than to do some arts and crafts! I know what you are thinking, it’s hard to find crafts that are very doable with little…

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13 Must-Try Mom-Recommended Smoothies

Smoothies are so versatile. Whenever in a bind, in a rush, needing a nutritious snack for yourself, or your kids, smoothies are absolutely perfect. It is a great way to pack in a lot of wholesome goodness for the day, as well as they are…

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Home Buying: From Making an Offer to Moving In

You and your realtor have toured several properties, and you’ve found the one.  In fact, in your mind, you’ve all but moved in. The only glitch is, it’s not yours…yet. In a real estate market as competitive as the Lower Mainland’s, you need to do…

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Get Moving – 5 Ways to Break the Sedentary Habit

Being active and finding time, or energy, to stay fit while juggling mom life can seem difficult. It can sometimes even feel impossible. As tough as it may be at times, we have to remind ourselves that being non-sedentary is vital for our health and well-being….

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29 Healthy Family Dinner Recipes To Try in Winter

Healthy eating is always on the top of minds, especially after making resolutions to eat better. Eating healthier for one can be tricky when you have a family to feed, and really, who wants to make multiple meals. Furthermore, coming up with healthy dinner ideas…

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