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How to Motivate Your Child Without Rewards

Oct 15 2018     /     ,

Written By: Bobbi Jo Gaetz Rewards can be great, but we don’t want to have to use them all the time to motivate kids to do the things we ask of them. Research has shown that a group of children who were provided extrinsic motivation (that is, rewards) to work on a puzzle stopped working […]

Fall skincare and wellness essentials

Oct 11 2018     /     , , , ,

Cooler weather is around the corner, and we are thinking ahead with tips to stay healthy and hydrated as the air gets drier and our immunity goes down. We’re sharing our top fall picks for your skin and health from Life Brand at Shoppers Drug Mart – always a convenient and affordable option for moms. […]

Head Lice at Daycare: Prevention and Protocol

Sep 4 2018     /     , , , , ,

Your child’s first day at daycare can be both rewarding and emotional. It’s that first step to your child becoming independent and learning how to socialize with peers. There are many benefits to your child attending daycare … If your child is a picky eater, you might find they are willing to try new foods […]

Adults Only: My First Vacation Sans Baby

Aug 30 2018     /     , , ,

The one thing that is completely not exaggerated about being a new mom is the astronomical amount of sleep you will lose. You never get those precious hours of slumber back. They are gone forever like shirts without throw-up on them and long morning showers.  In fact you are so used to being tired that […]

GLAD – Made in Canada

Jul 25 2018     /    

I don’t know about you but we’re in full-on summer camp mode around here which means the daily lunches haven’t stopped for this mama. Now that the Farmers’ Markets have opened and fresh local produce has arrived, it’s been so easy to support local farmers in and around the city. We’ve been making a concerted […]

Celebrating Summer – Mommy Connections Style!

Jul 4 2018     /     , , , ,

We will be hosting community Picnics In The Park across the country, as a way for all of our amazing families to come back and reconnect with old friends you met through our programs.  It’s also a chance for those of you who may not have experienced Mommy Connections, to come and see what we’re […]

MomChat 2018

Jul 1 2018     /     , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Join us in August and November for our MomChat parties! Let’s Chat  Back To School and the Holidays Each MomChat week will run for 5 days.  The first day will be a Facebook party and the last day will be a Twitter party and each of the 5 days we will feature two of the […]

Ready-Set-Summer Beauty with Life Brand!

Jun 22 2018     /     , , , , , ,

Ready-Set-Summer Beauty Summer is here! Besides family trips and activities with the kids, don’t forget to take some time for yourself to look and feel your best. Get ready for summer from head-to-toe with a few fresh and affordable beauty ideas from Shoppers Drug Mart. Face refresh For a quick face detox, try new Life […]

Common Tests During Pregnancy

Jun 1 2018     /     , ,

There are several common screening tests that you will undergo during your pregnancy! Some are done every time you get your blood drawn, others you can choose to discuss with your doctor. First Trimester prenatal screening tests is a combination of fetal ultrasound and maternal blood screening. This screening process can help evaluate risk of […]

Enjoy The Sun With The Full Body UV Swim Suit by January Baby

May 11 2018     /     , , , , , , , , ,

Beach days are right around the corner, mamas (fingers crossed)! And we, for one, cannot wait for the sun, popsicles, and beach days! When you have a baby, though, things become a little more complicated. You can’t just slather them up with any old sunscreen and head out the door. We are advised not to […]