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7 timeless Christmas crafts to make with your kids

7 timeless Christmas crafts to make with your kids

It’s that time of year again: warm fireplaces, bright lights, egg nog, and of course, some crafting with our kids. By now, your Christmas tree is probably up, donning all those special ornaments and decorations you’ve kept over the years. The ones that you hold […]

Three ways to reduce your baby’s vaccination pain

Three ways to reduce your baby’s vaccination pain

As a new parent, taking your baby to the doctor for her first set of vaccinations can be a nerve-wracking experience. In fact, some parents consider delaying their baby’s vaccinations because of the pain it can cause. This can leave a baby exposed to serious diseases.  Because every parent wants a happy, healthy baby, I asked Dr. Shirley Blaichman, a […]

Zoocchini training pants review & giveaway

Zoocchini training pants review & giveaway

Whenever I’m asked about potty training, I find it hard to remember the exact method I used for my daughter. Some tactics worked, while others did not. However, there has always been one game-changing piece of advice I happily dole out whenever a parent mentions […]

How I taught my daughter about inclusion

How I taught my daughter about inclusion

My four-year-old daughter thinks everyone is her friend. Not just the older girls in the neighbourhood, whose heels she follows around endlessly like a little puppy — everyone. Her “swim buddies” at the pool, who she just met, the kids at the playground, even teenagers […]

DIY 3-ingredient slime

DIY 3-ingredient slime

My two-year-old son has been begging me to make him slime ever since he broke free from my arms and grabbed his first fist-full at his sister’s preschool. I was reluctant at first, picturing my couch and carpet splattered with sticky goo, but I relented […]

Easy potato stamps for kids

Easy potato stamps for kids

One of the fondest memories I have of kindergarten is making potato stamp pictures with my classmates. While I was peeling potatoes the other night for dinner, the memory popped back into my head and I decided to make a few stamps for the kids […]

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 […]