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Focus On the Facts: Teach Your Kids to Make Informed Food Choices! #FocusOnTheFacts

Focus on the Facts. Make Informed Food Choices. When many people think about food, they are not often thinking about nutrition or the benefit of eating that type of food.  They are thinking about how the food is going to help them stop being hungry at the moment.  The question that they should be asking themselves […]

Youth Will Stand Up Against Cyberbullying with YOUR Help. #TeamTELUS

Cyberbullying. Today’s youths have a much larger and more prevalent social issue to deal with than we did growing up. Even though bullying has always existed; with the digital age being all that the new generations know, it’s a breeding ground for another more serious form of bullying–cyberbullying.  Having two girls growing up in a […]

Join Us For Tips On How to Teach Your Kids About Money at the #FinanciallyFit Twitter Chat on November 17th!

Teach Your Kids About Money. The sooner you teach a child about the value of a dollar and what it takes to earn it, the better. Growing up, I wish I had known a lot more about money and now that I have kids of my own, I try to teach them that sometimes you […]

6 Effective Study Tips for Teens and Tweens for a Successful School Year. #tips

Study Tips for Teens and Tweens. Most kids love going back to school and studying especially in the first few weeks of the academic year because they’re excited to use all the new things they have for school and they missed their friends over the long summer break. However, study tips are still highly important […]

Is My Child Ready for a Cell Phone? #tips

Is My Child Ready for a Cell Phone? Odds are if you are here, you’re looking for answers, reassurance or maybe another Mom’s opinion. Well, back to school season is a busy season as it is but, it is also a leading time where your kids will certainly be asking “Can I have a cell phone?” It […]

15 Things I Learned From Being a Young Mother.

All the Things I Learned by Being A Young Mother. Being a young mother was and still is a challenge. In fact, being a mother at any age is challenging. I was 20 years-old when I had my first daughter and although I had a lot to learn, any parent at any age does. I […]

Teens, Play On with Playtex Sports & WIN Big! Moms, Survive Their First Period & Beyond! #PlayOnCA

Play On with Playtex Sports. I have a tween that is an unstoppable force. She is a budding track star, basketball fiend and soccer lover. That means she is always on the move. When the time comes, I know she will not let her period slow her down and she will play on no matter […]

How to Introduce Healthy Foods to Your Picky Eaters. #parenting

Introduce Healthy Foods to Your Picky Eaters. It’s easy to dismiss a child’s distaste for healthy foods as him or her “just being a kid.” The reality is that healthy eating is important for people of all ages and that picky eaters won’t necessarily develop better nutritional habits as they grow up. That’s why it’s […]

Kissing Your Child On the Lips: Do You Do It–Why or Why Not? #parenting

Kissing Your Child On the Lips. We’ve all had those tumultuous friendships that hastily and most ferociously enter your life and just as quick as they came, they are gone. But, nonetheless, a mess is left in its wake.  To spare you the details of the horrid friendships that happened in my life, which thankfully only happened […]

Be Your Beautiful You with Dove: What Makes You Beautiful, Through the Eyes of Your Child? #YMCBeautifulYou

This post is part of the YummyMummyClub.ca and Dove #YMCBeautifulYou Program. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the information provided by the sponsors. Be Your Beautiful You With Dove. Dove invited me to reflect upon beauty and how I feel it has changed with age. This gave […]

Nighty Night Owl Smart Sensor: A Soft and Plush Friend That Senses and Soothes Your Child at Night. #toys

Nighty Night Owl Smart Sensor. Cloud b has your back, even in the middle of the night. Being a mother means lack of sleep. So, if there ever is a product that would aid in getting restful sleep for both yourself and your child, wouldn’t you want to try it? I know I sure would […]

Celebrating Motherhood with SodaStream: Watermelon Orange Grapefruit MOMosas & Empowerment! #BubblesMyWay

Celebrating Motherhood with SodaStream. And I feel empowered. Motherhood is a gift, plain and simple, it is. Through my experiences, I have learned to appreciate the journey deeply and immensely and I thank God for this blessing. I really, really do. But, I am grateful for it because I am a Mom to two amazing […]

Sponsored: Silken Laumann Takes the Never Say Dieting Oath. Will You? #health

Never Say Dieting Oath. It’s a beautiful oath and message. I have to admit, the word diet and the action of dieting has been in my life since I can remember. Even when I was perfectly healthy at 105 pounds. Then after the birth of my first daughter and losing the weight and getting back […]

Chicken Soup for The Soul Chronicles: The Joys of Parenthood. Enter to Win 1 of 3 Copies! #ChickenSoupForTheSoul

Chicken Soup For the Soul: Parenthood. Being a parent sure doesn’t come with a rule book or manual, there’s ups and downs and you’re always learning something new. I have two beautiful girls that keep me on my toes in two completely different levels. We’ve laughed, we’ve cried and we have made so many memories […]

Top 3 Reasons You Should Consider Cloth Diapering. #ClothDiapers

Cloth diapers are making a come-back as an economical, environmental, and healthy alternative to disposable diapers. Today’s cloth diapers come with features like super-absorbent linings, Velcro or snaps for easy fastening, and more waterproof covers. They are as convenient to use as disposables, but can save you money while also saving your baby’s bottom and […]