Authentic Storytelling With a Little Bit of Glitter: Summer Dhillon

“My parents were really big storytellers, they both came from different countries, they moved to Saskatchewan where I was born. My mom was born and raised in Africa, my dad in India, then they moved to the prairies and had me 15 years after they were married. So, they have all these stories about their own journeys that were very much shared during my upbringing.

This Mama Means Business

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Meet Stephanie Gust – Benesse Health Benesse is the Latin word for ‘wellbeing’ that resonated with founder Stephanie Gust years before the official launch of her company. Five years ago, Gust had amassed a great deal on her plate over many years. She was used to taking on a lot of responsibility and work, saying […]

10 Signs You’re Turning Into Your Mother

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mamas out there. In celebration of our (hopefully) restful weekend, let’s share a giggle. Am I alone, or have you also started turning into your mother? For me, the metamorphosis has been somewhat gradual since I entered womanhood. But once I welcomed children thirteen years ago, I seem to […]

Will’s Jams Launches 10th Album: Rocks and Roots

Get into the groove, mamas! Will Stroet of Will’s Jams is launching his 10th album – Rocks and Roots – an homage to trying new things with your family and friends while spending time in the great outdoors. The Juno-nominated children’s musician has been captivating audiences for more than a decade with witty wordplay and catchy choruses […]

The Need for Attachment

The Need for Attachment

“Wilson!!” Chuck (Tom Hanks) had cried out in a frantic panic. “Wilson!” he’d wailed, realizing [Wilson] had become dislodged from its resting place on the ocean thrashed, rudimentary raft that was now but a few gangling branches upon which Chuck’s lanky frame laid. And as the weathered volleyball, tagged with the brand name, Wilson, was […]

The Mama Coach Agnes Mayer: “There’s Nothing Wrong With Asking For Help”

Have you found your village yet? When it comes to moms helping moms, The Mama Coach has got us covered and connected within our communities. Admitting that she “struggled a lot as a new mama,” Agnes Mayer says that she became a Mama Coach because she “didn’t want mamas to struggle alone as much as […]

Why Being a Mom Should Include Self-Care

Why Bring a Mom Should Include Self Care

This article comes from guest writer Pamela Power Scanlon, a mom to 3 boys, a Writer, Blogger, and a Family Health Educator. She shares valuable insights on why Mom’s need to take care of themselves too. When did it become noble for women to sacrifice their own health and happiness once they have children? A […]

Birthday Party Favours for Under $5

Happy birthday to your kiddo! You’ve got the party booked, decorations sorted, invitations sent out, but wait – what about the goody bag? We always strive for two things with our loot bags – don’t break the bank and make it something they will love, not just junk toys that will break in a day. […]

Ways to Keep Your Toddler Entertained While Travelling (Without Electronic Gadgets)

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Travelling with toddlers? That’s stressful. Thankfully guest writer, Sarah Jacobs, has a few helpful suggestions on how to make sure everyone has a great time on the journey to your destination, without relying on electronics. The realities of travelling with toddlers Travelling, even for adults can be quite stressful. Add kids to the trip and […]

Tis the Season for Colds and Flu

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This article comes from guest writer, Caitlyn Vanderhaeghe, aka This Healthy Mom. She’s talking germs and sniffles and ways to avoid them this cold and flu season. So, I spent last night sucking the snot from my 4-month-old daughter’s nose with the Nosefrida, which is a nasal aspirator. Instead of being disgusted, I thought it was […]