Where to Buy Little Tikes Princess Horse & Carriage

Oh. My. Goodness. Here comes the cutest ride on toy ever! If you're wondering where to buy the Little Tikes Princess Horse & Carriage in Canada, we made a list! No sense overpaying for this little darling (though it's worth it for the photo ops alone), check out our list and you'll know the best…

Danielle  

How to Make a Unicorn Pumpkin

How to Make a Unicorn Pumpkin

Ditch the scary stuff this year and get ready to make Halloween a little more magical – with a unicorn pumpkin! It looks adorable and it's actually really easy to create. Here's everything you'll need: A medium or large paintbrush A small paintbrush White ready-mixed paint Pink poster paint (or red to mix with the…

Where to Buy 2017 LEGO Advent Calendars

I guarantee the kids will LOVE these! If you haven't heard about LEGO Advent Calendars yet, you probably will soon, and you'll definitely want to scoop some up before they sell out! Each of these LEGO Advent Calendars includes 24 different gifts to help your kiddo build the scene of their choice! Gifts can include…

News anchor goes into labour on air!

I remember being nine months pregnant and scared I’d go into labour at work. I could just imagine being in a meeting and having my water break in front of all my colleagues. It would be embarrassing, worst-case-scenario material, and I waddled around the office praying it wouldn’t happen to me. While my labour didn’t…

Say Namaste to my favourite yoga gear

I was in a hot yoga class today and when I looked around in Downward Dog, I couldn’t believe what I saw: everyone seemed to have the same yoga gear. From mats and mat sprays to yoga clothes and water bottles, I’ve put together a list of my favourite yoga products on the market. Do…

Three foods to fight colds and flu

My son caught his first cold, which is a sign that cold and flu season isn’t far away. Luckily, there are lots of fall foods that can help us boost our immunity. Do you know what they are? Here are three I’ll be adding to our diet in bigger doses from now on: Colourful fruits…

Erin  

How do you rejuvenate?

How do you rejuvenate?

Sometimes it feels like I’m running on a hamster wheel. I’ve got so much to do, but as productive as I might be, my list only seems to get longer! That’s why when I was invited to go “glamping” at a new wilderness retreat outside Toronto called Whispering Springs, I jumped at the chance. Apparently,…

Celebrity reaches out for support

Supermodel and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen opened up on Twitter recently to say she was having a hard day with daughter, Luna. Apparently, the 17-month old toddler was “mean” to her. Teigen asked other parents to share their stories and offer some advice. She received an outpouring of support from parents who have had similarly…

Cereal brand up to its old Trix

One of my biggest pet peeves is sugary breakfast cereals. You know . . . the kind with tons of colour. Additives. Marshmallows. Cartoon spokespeople. I never allow these cereals in the house. I’d rather make my kids eggs or a shake than allow a box of sweet something-or-other into my pantry. But it turns…

Why best friends are discouraged at school

Four-year-old Prince George began school in London earlier this month and the British press were interested in his new school's policy that discourages kids from having a best friend. The policy is meant to ensure everyone is included and treating others with kindness. That also involves ensuring birthday party invitations aren’t given out in class…

Teen mental health at crisis point

A new study by University College London has found that mental health difficulties among young teens is reaching a “crisis point.” The study followed 10,000 teenagers born in 2000/2001. They were interviewed at regular intervals (at ages three, five, seven, 11 and 14) and found that depression among 14-year-old girls had reached “worrying proportions.” The…

Is your credit card information safe?

According to consumer information company Equifax Canada, the personal information of approximately 100,000 Canadians was recently compromised due to a cybersecurity breach. Information stolen includes names, social insurance numbers, addresses and even credit card data. The 100,000 Canadians affected is in addition to 143 million American consumers who recently learned their personal information was also…

Is your child an entrepreneur?

Do you have an entrepreneurial child? One who can’t wait to organize their next bake sale or lemonade stand? If so, you’ll get a kick out of this story. One young entrepreneur in the U.S. hit it big last week when his lawn mowing business landed a new client. After writing a letter to President…

Erin  

Is having a c-section "lazy?"

Is having a c-section "lazy?"

Kate Hudson is coming under fire after calling her c-section the laziest thing she has done. The comment appears in a questionnaire she filled out in the October issue of Cosmopolitan magazine. The actress’s remark has become controversial as women who have had c-sections are speaking out on social media. As one mom wrote on…

Plus-size section gets a makeover

In an effort to promote body positivity, Kmart in the United States is revamping their “plus-size” clothing section. They are rebranding it as “fabulously sized” and will offer clothing and intimates in a range of sizes up to 5x. While some of the clothing items will appear in its own section, other items will be…

Erin  

Ready for Halloween already?

Ready for Halloween already?

Fall has barely begun but already my kids are thinking about Halloween. They’ve been brainstorming costume ideas for days. Yesterday, my little guy wanted to be Abraham Lincoln. The day before that he wanted a morph suit. Today he decided on Godzilla. We found a gorilla costume online that fit the bill. The boy in…

Halloween Candy From $3.98 @ Walmart.ca

Here are some of the treats I will be handing out this year: Great Halloween Assorted Lollipops $3.98 Great Halloween Regular Potato Chips $4.27 Cadbury Assorted Fun Treats $4.97 Hubba Bubba Bubble Gum $4.98 Rockets Candy Rolls $5.48 Chocolate Variety 25-Piece Fun Size Bag $5.97 Nestle Minis Assorted Chocolate Bars $6.47 Twizzlers Candy Assortment $6.57…

Erin  

Tips for great family photos

Tips for great family photos

A couple weeks ago we had a family portrait taken. This session was a big departure from all my previous portrait sessions. I have lots of baby photos of my two boys, I have photos of my kids growing up together. When I got divorced, I removed our family-of-four-photos from the wall and replaced them…

Best children's picture books of all time

We made a list of the twenty best children's picture books of all time and where to buy them online in Canada. These classic children's books are great to read before bed but are also excellent keepsakes so we've included both the cheapest paperback version, as well as special limited editions and fun add-ons. Truth…

Braless server warned, but is it fair?

An East Side Mario’s server in Timmins, ON was given a warning after failing to wear a bra to work. The restaurant manager informed her it was inappropriate not to wear the undergarment given that it’s a family restaurant and that customers had complained about her braless appearance. The staffer, 22-year old Geneviève Loiselle, disagreed…