9 Awesome Things Good Mom Friends Do Right

While some friends have stayed with us since grade school, others come in and out of our lives. Over time, our criteria for friends change. The criteria for an elementary friend might be as simple as living close to each other, a university friend might be someone who keeps the same hours as you, or is in the same classes. Sometimes, once the reason you were friends no longer exists, neither does the friendship. Yet, others join you at different stages of your life and stay with you for the remainder. ...more
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Baby's First Bath

I think it is fair to say I was a nervous new mother. ...more

Does knowledge of random incidents change how you parent?

While there is NOTHING these families could have done to avoid the random acts that so adversely affected their lives, does the knowledge you have of the incidents affect how you parent? ...more

Child sleeps well? Try these tips!

Congratulations! Your child (baby / toddler) has started regularly sleeping through the night. He is happy and you feel great! ...more

My Kids Will Have a Magical Childhood (One That I Will Help Make Happen)

In Ms. ...more
magicandmayhem  great post! Our sentiments are the same for sure.more

Gwyneth Doesn't Relate to the 'Average' Mom - but She Doesn't Have To

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It Take a Village

I whole heartedly believe in the proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child". ...more

Holding Hands: My Son Ran Away from Me in a Parking Lot.

My children and I are members at out local community centre. We are there a lot. The kids take swimming lessons as well as a variety of pre-school programs there and I use the on site child care centre to use the gym a few times a week. ...more

Dear Holiday Weight Gain

After a holiday hiatus, this week I am back to healthy eating and exercise. ...more

Indoor Games: Inspiration vs Reality

Last week, Edmonton went into a deep freeze - reaching as low as -42 Celsius, with wind-chill. (That's -107 Fahrenheit for my non-metric readers). A near-by town even won the crown of coldest place on earth. Needless to say, I didn't venture too far with the children. So, what to do with 2 toddlers inside ALL day, for a few days? I took to the Internet and created a list of fun indoor games to play. ...more