As a seasoned mother of four I know that each child is a unique individual. Siblings, despite having the same lineage and upbringing, all have their own individual personalities and traits. This is true for their skin as well. Every baby is born with his or her own special skin that requires various products to meet all of their needs. Today’s families are constantly evolving. Life is moving faster and technology is advancing, just like our understanding of what’s best for baby. That’s why … [Read more...] about Give your baby soft and healthy skin
Trampolines are usually considered a source of entertainment, but for our family the trampoline is also a tool. When my daughter was diagnosed with hypotonia (low muscle tone) at one year old she began seeing a physiotherapist. While she never mastered the crawl, she was walking by the time she turned two. Developing leg strength was a big challenge for her, making stairs difficult. She wasn't able to jump off of the ground even at 3 years old. Our physiotherapist suggested getting a trampoline … [Read more...] about Effortless Fun with Springfree Trampoline
While we often complain about the long and cold Canadian climate, it’s not uncommon for us to see snow fall in March and even April. This means we’re sporting toques, trousers and too many layers to count for at least six months of the year. So, when the temperature soars into the double digits, we’re ready to take full advantage of the sunshine and warmer weather. As we say goodbye to the hats that hide our unwashed hair and trade our long pants for short shorts and skirts, I’m sure I’m not … [Read more...] about Summer Hair, Don’t Care!
When my husband and I headed into 2017, we had a plan to stay away from all sugar and carbs without fail. Of course we did fail, so we restructured our plan a bit. Rather than deny ourselves everything that we had previously considered a treat or snack, we chose a select few items that we would treat ourselves with in moderation. Among the sweet treats we allow ourselves is barkTHINS®. Since dark chocolate is said to have anti-oxidants and is considered a better choice than other sweet … [Read more...] about When the sweet cravings hit, I reach for barkTHINS #betterwithbarkthins #snackingelevated
I’m an introvert, so having a stranger in my house is never something I get overly excited about, even when it means I’m getting the security and home automation that AlarmForce provides. However, I had nothing to worry about when it came down to having our system installed. It began with choosing a day and time for installation, which was then confirmed by email. I could expect Craig to arrive between 9:30 - 10:30am and he would be at the house for at least a few hours because we were having … [Read more...] about Geeking out with AlarmForce
Parents have so much to handle. You raise a family, maintain a steady job (or several), and keep track of the minutia of daily life. Thanks to technology, you don't have to remember everything on your own. Apps help you manage your to-do lists, plan meals, and synchronize everyone's schedules. Your life won't be any less busy with these apps, but it might be a little more organized. Cozi Image via Apple.com Free iOS and Android app Cozi is the ultimate family schedule organizer. It's a … [Read more...] about Six Essential Apps for Managing Your Busy Life