As parents we are always trying set a good example for our kids. We work hard to teach them right from wrong, how to be polite, and set them on the road to success. Milestones like taking their first steps and learning to write their name are celebrated. But along the way, we sometimes forget one thing that is critical to your child's success and future health.
Archives for March 2016
I have been traveling more with my new job which has been fun because I have been able to explore some new cities as visit some of old favourites as well. I recently we went on a business trip to Halifax. I always love visiting Halifax as I spent a number of vacations there as a teen visiting my Aunt and Uncle who live in Nova Scotia. There is such a nice sense of
"Mommy my hands hurt." A simple statement from my son mid-winter. However when I looked at his hands to investigate it didn't look very simple at all. It seems like almost overnight he went from having nice soft "baby" skin to red and chapped his hands. Having never really shown to have sensitive skin before this year, his hands have shown their true colors.
*A guest post from Melanie from MommyDo.com* Any holiday at our house is filled non-stop battles to put down the tech and get outside. My boy is a real homebody so camp is a struggle. I’m always looking for ways to incorporate the tech he loves into activities that take his eyes off the screen. So we were delighted to accept an invitation to participate in the
Heading to Great Wolf Lodge soon? Make sure you check out these tips for what to pack. Sometimes it can be hard to remember what to pack when you’re doing it for the whole family. Besides all of the "standard" items like toiletries, clothes, diapers (if you are still at that stage) here are a few tips of items to bring to Great Wolf Lodge. What to Pack When Visiting Great
You know you're a parent when going to the grocery store by yourself is like an all-inclusive vacation. Taking my 3 little ones can be like trying to herd cats while searching for elusive groceries that always seem to be moving places in the store. It is no small task to come up with home cooked meals for my family of 5 that everyone will enjoy, or at least try. We
There has been a lot of Easter talk on the blog this week, but I could not finish off the week without sharing this awesome Oreo Recipe with you. After falling in love with the LEGO cake pops I have been wanting to try other recipes where you dip your creations in chocolate. And what could be better then dipping and decorating Oreo Balls for Easter? This recipe really only
Mom to Mom sales are a great way to refresh your child's wardrobe without breaking the bank. From clothing to shoes and toys to books they have it all usually for a fraction of the price you would pay in stores. Doesn't matter if you are having your first or your third child there seems to always be something to buy and shopping at mom to mom sales allows me to
The dip in the dollar doesn’t mean you have to spend your March Break moping around. There are lots of amazing things to see and do close to home, without the packing and the planning and the hours and hours spent listening to “Are we there yet”. Check out these 5 tips for making the most of March Break (without breaking the bank). 1 - Take weather out of the
Everyone says children grow up so fast, but I think it is not until you are switching their entire wardrobe around for the 3rd time in 6 months that you realize how fast. Clothes that are practically brand new or never even worn don't fit anymore and you are scrambling to find outfits the next size up without breaking the bank. Well that is where mom to mom sales come
One of the first major changes of your adult life is when you move away from home from the first for the first time. For most people this move happens when you are going away to college or university. It is a scary and exciting time for both parents and the kids. As excited as I was to embark on my "grown up" life at University I really appreciated the small gestures people
Clothing 3 kids can be expensive. I have been able to get some hand-me-downs from friends but I also save money by shopping at Mom to Mom Sales. I have had great luck picking up snow suits for $10, new shoes for under $5 and lots of other like new clothing for $1-2 a piece at my local mom to mom sales. This is also great way to pick up toys for your kids at a