3 must-watch TED Talks for parents

3 must-watch TED Talks for parents.

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Friends… Lovers… Parents… Roomies?

#ControversialTopic – not a mommy-related post, but hopefully one that you can relate to.  I’ve been wanting to write a post on this subject for a very long time now, but never really seemed to have the courage to do so. A few days ago, I decided “screw it, because if we as moms can…

How do I know my child is safely strapped in?

Anyone who knows me can vouch that I’m pretty intense when it comes to car safety for littlies, especially Caitlin and her car seat who seem to have a love/hate relationship… This mama does not allow any form of back seat (or worse, front seat) driving when mom’s around! Blame the anxious, paranoid parent in…

How-To: Teach your child about money values

When Caitlin was born, I handed over the pink piggy bank that I grew up with over to her by placing it in her room. Every so often, we clear out the small change from our wallets and throw them in there for her as a start to a savings account. Fast forward a few…

Never lose sight of who you really are… trust in yourself

wom·an·hood ˈwo͝omənˌho͝od/ noun the state or condition of being a woman. What seems to be missing from the above is the mention of ‘superhuman with the ability to play multiple roles at the same time’ – don’t you think? Somehow in the midst of being everything to everyone, we reach a point where we start…

The Silent Treatment Smoothie… for Constipated Kids (& Adults!)

Something that not everyone is too keen to talk about… constipation. It’s all good and manageable when it is yourself (or another adult… hubby?) to worry about. But when it comes to your little one (no matter what age), it’s always a bit more of a daunting task. Since we started Caitlin’s potty training (she…

Breath & Know… that you are good enough!

This past week I came across a blog post written by one of my favourite local blogger mama’s, Cass from leatherjacketfoxes.com titled “The lies we believe as women” upon which I found myself reading the post that touches on a matter that myself and a dear friend were discussing earlier in the week – comparison. (If…