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{SERIES} Step 5: Toy Storage Maintenance

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

By: Stephanie Hawkins If you’re checking out this Mama Get Organized blog series for the first time, this post is the 5th and final step in the organizing process. Read these posts first to get up to speed: Step 1: How do I deal with all the toys? Step 2: How to declutter toys and […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Toys Toys Toys: Time to Purge

Published August 21, 2014 at 10:55 am - No Comments

With Fall approaching, it’s a fabulous time to purge the toys. I will personally be purging our toy collection after school starts, with my daughter starting Kindergarten! Because she’ll be in school each and every day, I know we won’t be needing as many toys and craft supplies around the house. Let’s tackle the play […]

How Does She Do It: Modern Mama’s Own Kimberly Ouelette

Published August 21, 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 […]

An organized mama’s secret weapon for happy travelling

Published August 20, 2014 at 10:30 am - No Comments

By: Stephanie Hawkins Vacations are meant to be relaxing, right? You might be asking yourself this now that you’re no longer travelling solo. Travelling with kids in tow can make even the most patient parent turn into the Incredible Hulk. The flight delays, the long car rides, the missed naps, the weird food. It’s hard […]

Family Travel: Eating on the road with kids can be easy!

Published August 18, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

By: Shauna Robertson I’m particular about food not picky I wouldn’t consider myself to be a picky eater, but I guess you could say that I’m particular. I’m not one of those people who orders something at a restaurant and then asks if half of it can be changed. I usually peruse the menu and […]

Starting Kindergarten: Too Cool For School Fashion Picks

Published August 17, 2014 at 11:08 am - No Comments

We love wardrobe shopping for our littles. I personally shop for three girls so it was fun for me to go in search of some cool fashion for boys starting Kindergarten too. Below are my picks plus our outerwear picks in low, medium and high price points. Dressy Hipster Boy   Clown Tee – Spearmint […]

The 5 P’s of Glamping with Kids

Published August 15, 2014 at 9:15 am - No Comments

By:  Heather van Mil 5 P’s of Glamping with Kids Glamping {glamorous camping} is a fun and inexpensive getaway for families to enjoy this summer. It can range from RVing to yurts to cabins to suit any family’s taste for adventure and budget. Follow these 5 P’s to get the most out of your glamping […]

Starting Kindergarten: The Coolest Backpacks

Published August 14, 2014 at 12:08 pm - No Comments

When it’s time to start kindergarten, of course you want your little sporting only  the coolest backpack in class. We’re here to help with our top picks! Smokey & colourful – Sprayground – $60 Sparkley – Justice – $25 Camo & Pink (boy patterns too) – Gap – $25 Graphic Diamonds – Claires – $20 […]

How Does She Do It: Robyn Hardy from Bobs & Lolo

Published August 13, 2014 at 12:10 pm - No Comments

We are so excited to launch our How Does She Do It feature! Every few months we’ll interview and feature a ‘Celebrity Mom’! In between we’ll feature ALL moms (You! Please apply here!) We are ecstatic to introduce our first Celebrity Moms – Canada’s Bobs & LoLo! Bobs & LoLo are two-time Juno nominated singer-songwriters and […]

Kid-Friendly Cannon Beach, Oregon: 5 Reasons to Stay at Surf Sand Resort

Published August 13, 2014 at 10:28 am - No Comments

Our first trip to Oregon meant a couple of days in Portland (loved it, will write more soon) and then an hour and a half drive West to the Coast. We loved Cannon Beach so much, we’ll definitely be back! Here are five reasons to stay at the Surf Sand Resort in Cannon Beach. Kids […]

Mama Makeover Time

Published August 12, 2014 at 6:02 pm - No Comments

Leah (from Aria Beauty) reached out to me earlier this summer asking if I would be interested in being featured in their Ultimate Mommy Make-over feature. Presented with the opportunity to get a beautiful make-over and tons of great prizes, plus getting featured on Vancouver’s hip online magazine Vancity Buzz, of course it took me […]

AHH the Pressure! Is my baby ready for solids or should I wait?

Published August 11, 2014 at 7:00 am - No Comments

  By: Kristen Yarker Many moms contact me wondering if their baby is ready for solid foods. Usually this comes from two places: Worry that their baby isn’t getting the nutrition that they need from breast milk/ formula. Pressure from family or friends to introduce baby food. Here’s the latest scientific-evidence based information on how […]

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