25 Fun Indoor Activities for Families

25 Fun Indoor Activities for Families

  This winter has been particularly cold and we have had our share of snow days. The kids start to go a little stir crazy when they can’t play outside for very long, and I don’t them to be parked in front of the television all day, so we look for fun ways to pass...
I will not be silenced

I will not be silenced

Today I scrolled through facebook and came across a facebook post from someone stating how ridiculous it is that Canadians were participating in the Women’s March on Washington. I’m paraphrasing, but his comments indicated that he believed the march was...
Okay 2017, let’s do this!

Okay 2017, let’s do this!

For weeks now, the chatter online has revolved around the welcome passing of 2016. It was a difficult year. Wars were waged between friends and neighbours over the US election. Celebrities we cherished left this planet. Violence and hate seemed to plaster the front...
Tips for Surviving Back to School Lunches

Tips for Surviving Back to School Lunches

The new school year is about to start again, which means the dreaded task of making school lunches is about to begin. We will see full lunch bags return home at the end of the day. A classroom monitor will not approve of the snack choices you provide (of course she...
Growing Into Travel

Growing Into Travel

Growing up in a middle class family of 5 in Ontario with two blue collar parents didn’t leave a lot of room for travel. Instead, we took day trips to Canada’s Wonderland every summer where my father would brave the roller coasters with me and my sister. I loved the...
52 Random Acts of Kindness

52 Random Acts of Kindness

Wouldn’t the world be a better place if we all focused a little more on being kind to one another? Random acts of kindness don’t have to be saved for a special day each year, they can happen all year long. A random act of kindness can be for a stranger, a...
Keeping My Cool in Emergencies #LikeMomDoes

Keeping My Cool in Emergencies #LikeMomDoes

Brought to you by Tylenol and TheCo. My Mom is a nurse. She knows how to give an injection, change a dressing and make a patient feel cared for. She spent her entire career caring for seniors and people with long term disabilities and she has the right demeanor for...
Share Kleenex Care with Someone

Share Kleenex Care with Someone

We’ve all been there. An ice cream cone or chocolate pudding was shared with one of your sweet children, only to have them turn into gooey, sticky little threats to your new jacket or favourite handbag. Moms might be known for being prepared for everything, but we’re...