One Dad Tells Us What Makes a Great Dad

Another wonderful guest post by my hubby. If you enjoy it please leave a word of encouragement! He can also be found (at times) on his blog Fabulous Fatherhood! Rules Great Dads Live By...more

The Sad End of Co-Sleeping

@KushiesBaby Swim Diaper Review and Giveaway!

Summer is upon us in less than one short month.  Soon, kids will be out of school, the weather will be hot, and searching for the nearest pool will be at the top of the to-do list!...more
The swim diaper is what I've most been wanting to try of theirs - I'd love to have the goldfish ...more

Poppet’s Pick Blogs – Week of May 21, 2012

Yesterday was a statutory holiday up here in the Great White North, so this week’s picks arrive today.  A great big THANK YOU to our wonderful picks this week for supplying amazing content, and an even bigger thank you to those who nominated them!Below you will find some of the most entertaining writing from some of the best bloggers out there. Please take a moment to visit each one and show your support, find some new faves, and discover new friends!...more

Flat Bread in the Pizelle Maker

I locked myself in the bathroom and cried….

I’ve written before about how tough I can find it to keep Poppet still and happy for 4 1/2 hours at a time (even though it is just once a week). The other day I hit my breaking point. She had done so well for the first 2 hours of services, and on the hour-long break she was full of energy and really tired. I tried so hard to get her to sleep for the other 1 1/2 hours, but she just couldn’t seem to fall asleep. The same old pattern emerged. Put her down, screaming, pick her up, screaming, try to nurse her, screaming, try to cuddle, screaming….....more

Poppet’s Pick Blogs for the Week of May 14th, 2012!

This week’s blogs are great finds!  Thanks to all who continue to nominate your favourites.  As always, feel free to submit the best of the best for their own Poppet’s Pick Blog Award!FOOD...more

Our @BlogHer Feature Post is Live! Come Join in the Discussion!

 Have you noticed the new bling on our site?  That little Featured on BlogHer graphic?  It is one of the things I am proudest of as a blogger!...more

PERSUASION Review and Giveaway Sponsored by @PersuasionAD & @ArleneDickinson – worth over $180!

If you have not yet bought your Mum a Mother’s Day Gift you just HAVE to read this post and head on over to our sponsor website!  Give your mom a wonderful, heartfelt card, and let her know her gift is on the way to her home.  Trust me, this is THE perfect Mother’s Day Gift for 2012!...more