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4 important things to do once baby arrives

4 important things to do once baby arrives

Life can be one big blur of diaper changes and spit-up once your baby finally arrives. And when you’re just trying to survive the day, it’s hard to think about the essential things you need now that you’re officially a family. Here’s a handy to-do […]

Best of Bridge Sunday Suppers Giveaway

Best of Bridge Sunday Suppers Giveaway

The first time I thumbed my way through a Best of Bridge cookbook, was when I moved out of my parents house a decade ago. I had no idea how to cook, and I would call my mom at least once a day to ask her […]

How I keep my sanity as a stay-at-home mom

How I keep my sanity as a stay-at-home mom

Transitioning from my daily corporate gig to a full-fledged baby raiser has certainly been an eye opener to say the least. It’s been a little over two years since I traded in my blazers for baby bottles, and while I don’t miss the daily grind […]

3 tips for your trip to the pumpkin patch

3 tips for your trip to the pumpkin patch

October is pumpkin picking time. If you’re heading to the patch this weekend, here are three things you can do to create a great experience for you and your family. Pick the right patch It’s not all about the pumpkin these days. Most families heading to the […]

Basic Invite: customizable stationary with a competitive edge

Basic Invite: customizable stationary with a competitive edge

I spent hours combing through Pinterest when planning my children’s first birthday parties. I decided on a theme, I picked out colours, you would have thought I was planning my wedding all over again. I chose printed invitations because I wanted our family and friends […]

Children & nightmares: 6 ways to stop scary dreams

Children & nightmares: 6 ways to stop scary dreams

As a child, I was terrified to go to bed at night. My parents were great parents, but didn’t always censor what I saw on television. I watched what they watched, which were shows such as Unsolved Mysteries and movies like Fire In The Sky. […]

What to consider before selling your baby gear

What to consider before selling your baby gear

So, your babies are growing up (whether you like it or not), and you’ve decided that your brood is the perfect size. But your closets and garage are packed full of outgrown baby clothes, furniture and plastic toys. It’s time to purge. While it’s always […]

Click & Collect: a simple, stress-free way to grocery shop

Click & Collect: a simple, stress-free way to grocery shop

Whether your kids turn into crazed, chocolate junkies at the checkout, or you just plain hate grocery shopping, Superstore’s Click and Collect service is an absolute must-try. I know, I was skeptical too. There has to be a catch, right? Some hidden fee buried deep down […]

Ring in the new year at these family-friendly events around Vancouver

Ring in the new year at these family-friendly events around Vancouver

Grab the noise makers and party hats, the countdown to the new year is almost here. Celebrate with the whole family at these events in Vancouver that end before midnight for the littlest party animals in the family. Concord’s New Year’s Eve Celebration Take advantage […]

Beating the odds and striving for the best in life

Beating the odds and striving for the best in life

Whenever I’ve had a stressful and exhausting day with the kids, I bring to mind the stories of incredible parents and caregivers out there facing even larger day-to-day challenges. These stories remind me of how lucky we are, but also how important it is to share these topics to raise […]