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HERODRIVE DC Super Friends Collection

Nov 18 2018     /     , , , , , , , ,

Written by: Elaine Atkins, #MomSquad With the holidays around the corner it’s time check out new toys for the season! My son is 2 and the preschooler age is a fun one. He is just starting to get to know characters and his imagination is suddenly in full gear! The Super Friends HeroDrive vehicles are a great […]

Why and How to Incorporate Plant-based Proteins into Your Babies/ Child’s Diet

Nov 5 2018     /     , , , , ,

Written By: Sarah Remmer, BSc. RD Registered Dietitian A topic that frequently comes up in my counselling practice is protein. How much does my baby or child need, how do I make sure they’re getting enough, and how can they eat meat if they only have three teeth! I have to admit, I have seen […]

Dragons: Gobber the Belch with Sheep Sling

Oct 31 2018     /     ,

This is such a fun set! If you have a fan of Dragons: Race to the Edge on Netflix or the How To Train Your Dragon movies – then this is definitely the set for your little one! You can join Gobber and take part in Berk’s newest, exciting sport – dragon racing! Now that […]

Spirit Riding Free: Lucky’s Happy Home

Oct 31 2018     /     ,

In a small Western town, spunky ex-city girl Lucky forms a tight bond with wild horse Spirit while having adventures with best pals Pru and Abigail. … Fun and friendship fly when former city girl Lucky teams up with wild horse Spirit in the heart of the Old West. Do you have a country loving kiddo who loves the Netflix […]

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 […]