In Ms. Bunmi Laditan recent Huffington Post blog post, “I’m Done Making My Kid’s Childhood Magical“, she indicates that childhood itself is inherently magical; that parents shouldn’t be stressing about finding ‘the best’ on Pinterest, or planning and executing crafts; that time spent playing outside and using imagination was what she [...]
Ms. Gwyneth Paltow’s recent E Interview caused the internet to go ape – with moms leading the charge. I’ve read countless blog posts, and an open letter to GP condemning her for not being in touch with the the average mom.
Every parent I know thinks they have it the worst [...]
Turn your Instagram photos into a set of 9 magnets – choose either 9 separate images or [...]
I wanted to share this article that my friends over at Life & Beauty Weekly posted. I am happy to say I do a few of them, but need to work on “Catching them being good” and “Clearing the Calendar”.
Life & Beauty Weekly: Life & Love Have [...]
I whole heartedly believe in the proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child”.
There is the immediate village – close friends and family who love and care for the child directly and there is the peripheral village such as child care workers, babysitters, neighbours, coaches; those who know your [...]
Having whiter teeth used to be for celebrities who could afford the expensive dental work required to achieve it. Now, the everyday consumer can achieve a whiter smile with teeth whitening toothpaste, drug store whitening strips, customized dental trays, or even spas which offer LED whitening packages.
Prior to my wedding (almost a decade ago) [...]
My children and I are members at out local community centre. We are there a lot. The kids take swimming lessons as well as a variety of pre-school programs there and I use the on site child care centre to use the gym a few times a week.
No matter what we are there for, [...]
I enjoy cooking. I like seeking out new ingredients or trying a new twist on a diet regular like chicken. It wasn’t until I received a review copy of Cooking with Coconut Oil : Gluten Free, Grain -Free Recipes for Good Living in the mail that I realized, lately I’d stopped [...]
This post was featured on February 21, 2014 on Blog Her. Over 5000 views!
While some friends have stayed with us since grade school, others come in and out of our lives. Over time, our criteria for friends change. The criteria for an Elementary Friend might be as simple as living close [...]
Since I refer to these as “the squeeze fruit things”, I had to a search for the proper name for these packages. Turns out it is ‘food pouch’. No matter what you choose to call them, if you have young children, you will refer to them as brilliant.
This packaging started to become [...]