Product Reviews

Honest Parent Product Reviews from Two Canadian Mamas Kate & Erin.

Perfect Sense Provides the Perfect Sleep: Mattress in a Box Review

Perfect Sense Provides the Perfect Sleep: Mattress in a Box Review

A month ago we moved into our beautiful new home and took the opportunity to upgrade our master bedroom by buying a new bedroom set which wouldn't be complete without a new mattress. About 3 years ago my husband said he wanted a king size mattress but I said NO WAY as...

35+ Fun and Easy Halloween Babywearing Costume Ideas

35+ Fun and Easy Halloween Babywearing Costume Ideas

Halloween is coming up and it is time to start thinking costumes.  As someone who LOVES babywearing it was a natural choice to look for costumes that incorporated my baby carriers.  Plus babywearing costumes off the convenience of letting you have you hands free, and...

Summer Travel: The Best Compact Stroller for Travel

Summer Travel: The Best Compact Stroller for Travel

Do you have plans for some summer travel? Check out my review of one of the Best Compact Strollers for Travel by plane or simple holidays by car. You don't have to be travel obsessed like us to need a travel stroller, whether it be a family vacation, a weekend away or...

Summer Patio Decorating Ideas

Summer Patio Decorating Ideas

The weather in Ontario is finally warming up and we are ready to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. Over the winter our family cottage was renovated so we have begun to start thinking about how we can spruce up the deck and outside area to make it feel more...

Summer Sleep Tips for Kids

Summer Sleep Tips for Kids

Summer is only a few weeks away and routines are about to go out the window! Summer is a busy time for many families as they spend their evenings at the sports fields, and weekends are spent cottaging and camping making it very difficult to keep a regular routine....

Photo Printing Family Memories with Epson ET-3700 Eco Tank

Photo Printing Family Memories with Epson ET-3700 Eco Tank

In our household we are always busy and on the go chasing a toddler making it difficult to keep up and get tasks such as printing done. Now as a teacher I am always printing materials for school whether it be projects, marking sheets or activities so having a printer...

5 Tips for Baby Swimming Lessons

5 Tips for Baby Swimming Lessons

Baby Swimming Lessons Guest Post from Mitchelle M at Mama BuzzBaby Swimming Lessons are a great family activity to get the family out and into the community for some fun. In most communities you can look into either parent and tot swimming classes or baby swim times...

Advice for New Dads: 10 Ways for Dads to Bond with Baby

Advice for New Dads I was recently at a moms group meeting and the topic of "advice for new dads to be involved with baby" came up,  I found it very interesting as I have never really had the issue where my husband was not involved.  Really he didn't have a choice!...

Picking Baby Food and Baby Cereal:  Best First Baby Foods

Picking Baby Food and Baby Cereal: Best First Baby Foods

Baby's First Food Like most parents I couldn't wait until 6 months to start allowing Thumper to explore and try new foods, and was anxious yet nervous to try out any foods that could be high allergy concerns, thankfully for us we have not come across any food...

Canada’s Regions: 5 Ways to Teach Young Children about Geography

Canada’s Regions: 5 Ways to Teach Young Children about Geography

It is currently March Break in the province of Ontario where I live and teach, and this means many students are away on vacations for the week. Many people escape to warmer destinations for March Break which I totally understand, however I think we have many amazing...