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Confession Time: Working Mom Guilt

The start of a new video series, I confess a few things that are on my mind. This week I’m talking about guilt, specifically the guilt I feel as a working mom. It’s not a new phenomenon but it’s new to me and it’s hard. […]

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Holiday Christmas Book Countdown 2016

Advent calendars are a great way to prepare for the holidays, and we shared a few ideas, but holiday books are one of our favourite ways to get into the spirit. You can see our 2015 book list, our 2014 book list as well as our 2013 book list but if you’re looking for something new checkout this year’s 24 Days of Holiday Books. […]

Mixit Customized Cereal for a Healthier Breakfast Treat

For some, buying a Triple, Venti, Half Sweet, Non-Fat, Caramel Macchiato is a perfect treat for getting your day off to a good start. I’m opting for a healthier indulgence. I’m talking about the Canadian Mixit customized cereal just for me. […]

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Confession Time: Some People are Jerks

The start of a new video series, I confess a few things that are on my mind. This week I’m talking about jerks. Sometimes the behaviour of others has nothing to do with you (or your child). […]

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Kids Book Review: Smart About Sharks

Smart About Sharks Flying Eye Books / Raincoast Books Illustrated by Owen Davey 40 pages age 5-8 Non-fiction […]

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Get Flexible with this GAIAM Giveaway

In case you missed it, I wrote about trying to regain the physical flexibility my body once had. Age and perhaps a less active lifestyle (though it doesn’t feel less active) have led me astray but GAIAM is helping me and they want to help you. […]

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Confession Time: What’s Wrong with Thank You

The start of a new video series, I confess a few things that are on my mind. This week I’m talking about thank you. I sometimes feel like I’m in the minority when it comes to expecting kids to use these words of their own accord. […]

THIS WEEK’S BEST READS FOR MOM FROM ACROSS THE WEB

Eat: 
9 Eggnog Recipes

Live: 
60+ Christmas Carol Lyrics

Love: 
Sexy Stocking Stuffers for Your Spouse

Muse: 
Holly and Pinstripe Nail Art

Nest: 
21 DIY Christmas Wreaths

Party: 
Elf Movie Viewing Party

Make: 
51 Handmade Ornaments

Travel: 
Free/Inexpensive Disney Souvenirs

Play: 
Indoor Snowball Play

Parent: 
Avoid Christmas Greed Syndrome