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How to Get Back Into a (Sleep) Routine for Fall

Published September 22, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

 By: Joleen Dilk Salyn It’s that time of year when many of us are getting back into a structured routine again. Summer vacations have ended, children are in school and our work commitments begin to pile up, making the need for sleep essential for the health and well-being of our families. (note from the editor: […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Hot Find Friday: Zara

Published September 19, 2014 at 8:17 am - No Comments

With 21 stores in Canada and online shopping available, you may already be a fan of Zara – an international high fashion destination for affordable style. While on a hunt for cute winter style for my girls, I was reminded just how cool Zara really is. Style for a reasonable price is right up my […]

Great Tips for You to Take Better First Day of School Photos

Published September 19, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

(Editor’s note: For most Canadian mamas school is back in full swing and you’ve no doubt taken lovely photos of your kids on their first day in school. But for those of us in BC, the first day of school hasn’t happened yet! We are hopeful that next week we can get into the routines […]

How Does She Do It: Laura Michelle Thomas

Published September 17, 2014 at 9:11 am - No Comments

We are so excited about our latest feature How Does She Do It! Every few months we’ll interview and feature a ‘Celebrity Mom’! In between we’ll feature ALL moms (You! Please apply here!) Now that you’ve seen how celebrity moms Robyn Hardy and Lorraine Pond from Bobs and Lolo do it, we are thrilled to introduce you a soon to […]

{Series} Parenting Quiz Part 6:

Published September 15, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

By: Naomi Maharaj In my first year as a parent I was always worried about if I was doing things ‘right’. Was I helping my baby get to sleep in a productive manner? Was I following an appropriate feeding schedule for his age? Was I socializing him enough? Take Quiz 5 here. My second guessing continued into […]

Bedtime Routine with Multiple Children: How can I get them all to sleep?

Published September 12, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

By: Joleen Dilk Salyn When you become a new mother, your life faces many challenges that center around your baby. But over time you adapt and adjust to find your groove. Eventually, some of us then feel ready to have another child. And while having gone through the process of rearing one child allows us […]

Ask Our Expert: Natacha Beim on Early Learning

Published September 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm - No Comments

This got your attention! We published a couple of posts, Is Science in the Early Years Important? and more recently 10 Tips to get your children to love reading that really got your attention. Written by  Natacha V. Beim, early years and parenting expert, and founder of CEFA Early Learning Schools we know these topics are why […]

My Summer Adventures

Published September 11, 2014 at 11:18 am - No Comments

Summer is all about adventure. We roam around parks, beaches and places we’ve never been – even if they are within our own community. Our summer adventures were varied and fun. A lot of fun. Some at home, around our big city and some on road trips and most of all just together, as a […]

The Stork Is Coming

Published September 10, 2014 at 12:36 pm - No Comments

Are you ready for the NEW, over-the-counter conception aid? The Stork is coming to Canada this summer. Available exclusively at your local Rexall Pharmacy. Sign up for special offers and to be notified when it is available in-store here: http://bit.ly/1tfBhFQ #TheStorkIsComing

How Does She Do It: Modern Mama’s Own Lee-Anne Ekland

Published September 10, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

We are so excited about our newest feature How Does She Do It! Every few months we’ll interview and feature a ‘Celebrity Mom’! In between we’ll feature ALL moms (You! Please apply here!) Now that you’ve seen how celebrity moms Robyn Hardy and Lorraine Pond from Bobs and Lolo do it, we are thrilled to introduce you another one of […]

Get Organized this Fall: Preschool Prep for Parents, Kids and Home

Published September 8, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

  By: Stephanie Hawkins For parents of 3 to 4-year-olds who have been home thus far, the start of preschool is a significant milestone. This is the first time your child is leaving the nest and entering the world. Getting into the new routine of going to school, can be overwhelming for both parents and […]

Summer Recipes: Avocado Egg Salad and Salad Nicoise

Published September 5, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

By: Ayoe Lai What better way to enjoy a nice summer turning to fall day than sitting on the patio with friends eating a delicious lunch. For the first recipe I have found a great way to make an egg salad without dairy, so for those of you who are lactose intolerant or simply don’t […]

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