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5 Reasons Why Your Child Needs to Spend Time with Their Grandparents

May 23 2017     /     ,

Written by: @GabDiesendorf You know the old saying: it takes a village to raise a child. Well, perhaps not a whole village, but a big family can help – especially the grandparents. Nowadays many families don’t spend as much time together as they would like. As couples move for work, or grandparents relocate to enjoy their […]

Get your Summer On with these great picks from Shoppers Drug Mart

May 19 2017     /    

What’s on your family’s summer bucket list? As the weather warms up, we find ourselves spending more time outdoors and planning summer activities. Whether your adventures include a camping trip or a picnic in your back yard, here are five top picks from Shoppers Drug Mart to help you get your Summer On. Crayola Sidewalk […]

How to Cope with a Picky Eater

May 17 2017     /    

The first time Andrea Holwegner‘s son had broccoli, he gagged and spit it out. “With his eyes wide open he looked at me as if to say, ‘What was that, mom?’” says the Calgary mom. As a registered dietitian, Holwegner hears from parents of picky eaters on a daily basis. After following her own tips, […]

Children Are Our Future

May 15 2017     /     ,

Written by: @GabDiesendorf As we grow up, we are taught about the importance of learning and being responsible. This does not only help us become independent adults, but also gives us the tools to raise our children in the same manner. Therefore, it is crucial to be persistent about disciplining your children and instilling these values […]

Children’s Medicines For Cough Relief

May 12 2017     /     , ,

It looks like spring outside, however kids are still getting sick a lot during this time of the year. The temperature changes extremely from minus to +15C in one day here in Canada. Even adults cannot adjust to the changes quickly. Let alone kids who waited long time for lovely sunshine and want to play […]

Growing Up and Capturing Every Moment of it

May 9 2017     /     ,

The cliché thing to say is that our little ones usually rush to grow up way too quickly. However, from the parent’s perspective, this might not be as much of a cliché as a rather sad reality, usually recognized only post factum. Inevitably the day arrives when you see your once crawling, defenseless little toddler […]

Review: Brica Fold ‘N Go Travel Bassinet

May 9 2017     /     , ,

  On the go? No need to plan your day around naptime with this BRICA Fold ‘n Go Travel Bassinet. Light, durable, and safe, this bassinet is super easy to pack and carry-and set up is so simple that you can have naptime anytime. Whether your plans include a picnic, a cross-country adventure, or just […]

A Step-By-Step Guide To Moving With Kids And Pets

May 8 2017     /     ,

Written by: Matt Adams Moving into a new home can be an exciting but stressful time. You’re probably excited about the possibilities your new house will offer, but also stressed about the process of getting your belongings moved. There are added concerns, however, if you have kids and pets. You might be looking forward to […]

Kid-Friendly Essential Oils For Everyday Ailments

May 8 2017     /     ,

Written by: Ash Stevens So, it seems every mom and their dog is using essential oils. Unfortunately, many are also making money off of them. Thanks to all their marketing and self-promotion, essential oils seem like another triangle-scheme that’s bound to lose it’s money-making steam. But guess what? Scientific studies are showing that quality essential oils […]

How to Help Your Child Excel in Math Class

May 3 2017     /     ,

Written by: @GabDiesendorf Motivation has always been a tricky matter. Everybody needs it but we don’t really know where it comes from and how to find it. However, we are constantly trying to think of new ways to motivate ourselves and our loved ones. What’s particularly difficult is motivating children. The main topic is usually school […]