Have you ever found something you loved online but then second-guessed buying it because you had not seen it in person? Will it be the right size? Just how big is 6" x 8"? I wonder if the color on my screen is true to the color of the product? Will it be big enough to fit all of my stuff? Is the sizing accurate or should size up? Shopping online can be quick,
Do you like to give gifts with meaning? Knowing that by purchasing the item you are also supporting a good cause? Love shopping for unique and beautiful items for your home? If you answered "yes" to any of these then you need to check out the Shop for GEN1 collection available only at WINNERS and HomeSense stores this May. This stunning limited time collection can be found
Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. A motto that we should all be taking to heart this week. May 1-7 is Emergency Preparedness week, and this year I think people are taking it to heart more then ever. We have seen just how quickly an emergency situation can catch everyone by surprise. As much as we like to think we are in control, Mother Nature steps in to show
Okay, so I have an addiction to high quality baby items...ranging from strollers to diaper bags to of course - clothes. Don't get me wrong, my children wear every brand under the sun. I'm not opposed to getting a bargain and I excitedly accept any form of hand-me-downs! But you have to admit, there is something nice about getting an item that's been designed with every
Well it might not feel like it this week, but spring is coming soon. Even with the most recent snowfall it is time to start thinking about getting ready for spring. Just like changing the batteries in your smoke detectors, the changing of the seasons is a great reminder too also do some spring cleaning and maintenance on your vehicle. After dealing with snow, slush, salt and
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.
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
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
The vaccine landscape for protecting yourself from the flu has changed this year. The nasal spray version of the flu vaccine is now available for children between 5-17 years old at participating pharmacies. Here is what you need to know about the nasal flu vaccine that is more widely available this year: Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine 1 – No Needles – No need
Girls weekend away... sounds like a dream come true doesn't it. Well that is exactly what I treated myself to for my 33rd birthday. With 3 young kids it can be hard to get away but a 2 night stay at The Grand Hotel in Toronto is exactly what I needed to feel refreshed and recharged. One of my best friends from university mentioned that she really needed a break after a