I’m not sure what the secret ingredient is in your home sweet home, but mine made sweet by all the loving friends and family inside. It’s the moments and milestones, the holidays and the memories. This past year, this has been put to the test as a dear member of our family has undergone treatment at The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Initially it seemed
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Working full time and trying to keep the household under control can be exhausting. By the time I'm done work for the day I am tired, scrambling to pick up the kids from daycare and school so that I can get home and put dinner on the table at a decent time. It never fails the moment we walked in the door I am asked "Mom what's for dinner?" "Mom Can I have a snack?" "Mommy..."
When it comes to the flu there is no end to the old wives tales around trying to keep the flu at bay and stay healthy during the winter. Working in a hospital I have had many people ask my opinion about the flu shot or share "tales" with me. However I like to base my opinions on facts, not hearsay. Here are some common myths about the flu shot - BUSTED! Myth #1 -
Skating and Hot Chocolate – the perfect winter family outing My kids started skating lessons this year. I have to admit, I like watching figure skating on TV. I grew up cheering on Elvis Stojko at the Olympics and World Championship competitions. But when it comes to me hitting the rink, I’m mostly in it for the hot chocolate. Even though I’m not the best on the ice, I
When did it become the normal to be so very busy? These days, it seems as though we are all expected to be in five places at once and juggle the weight of the world. As Mom's we keep track of everything and everyone while making it look easy – and there just simply aren’t enough hours in a day to get everything done. 2016 is a leap year, I challenge you to take
No matter how hard you try sometimes you may still find yourself sick. Blame it on the kids bringing home germs from school or that guy sitting across from you on the train sneezing everywhere. It is nearly impossible to protect yourself 100% of the time from cold and flu viruses. For the times we do end up sick, it is important to be part of the solution to stop
Is your house still overflowing with chocolates and treats from Christmas like mine is? If you are looking for a Valentine’s Day treat without the sweet, check out these cute personalized Photo Valentine’s Day Cards. They are easy to make, I printed the photos at home on my HP PhotoSmart Printer and picked up the Valentine’s Day pencils at the dollar store. Here is what you