Parents with Kids in Sports, GET OVER YOURSELVES!

It is a ranty kind of week and I seem to have a lot bugging me this week. Last week while I was not feeling too hot, I ran into a teacher from my teen sons school. He talked about the weather, my kid and sports. My son plays basketball and at 6 ‘4 he isContinue Reading …

I am on a Mission to find Age Appropriate Shorts for my Daughter

It has been a while since I have had a rant to write on here. A few weeks ago I was away for work and my youngest daughter was starting cross-country. In true 8-year-old fashion, she told her dad the night before that she needed shorts for  practice. Makes sense as it has been aContinue Reading …

Stand up for Maternal Health #Heart4MaternalHealth

We here in Canada are very fortunate to have the healthcare we have. We have access to hospitals, Drs, medicine and care that some countries do not. When you are pregnant the facilities we have here in Canada are beneficial for your health as well as your child’s. Over the years I have given birthContinue Reading …

Effects of Parental Divorce on Young Adults

You may feel because your children are grown ups and making major life decisions, a parental divorce will hurt less. It doesn’t. Divorce is a tough situation for children regardless of their age. It can be just as draining and heartbreaking for young adults; the older they are, the bigger will be the shock becauseContinue Reading …

Putting Your Family’s Health First

Every parent wants to have a healthy family, but not everyone knows how to achieve that state. In a world with a dizzying array of products and services promoting the best resources for your family, knowing where to turn can be hard. Fortunately, the best answers are also some of the simplest. Put the followingContinue Reading …

Planning & prepping for a family? Questions & answers to get you started #ChurchAndDwight

Whether you’re considering becoming a parent for the first time or having a second (or third), it’s an experience that can be both exciting and scary at the same time. How long will it take to get pregnant? Should I start tracking my cycle? How do I care for a newborn? Will I ever fitContinue Reading …

Tactile Pleasures: Why Play Benefits Adults Just as Much as Kids

Have you ever noticed the way that all kids find time to play and most adults do not? It’s a strange dichotomy of life when one age groups feels so free to enjoy playtime and another does not. Play, especially the sort that provides tactile pleasure, is as good for grownups as it is forContinue Reading …

Feeling the Daycare Crunch? Search Online for Better Options

Wherever you are in North America, finding good childcare has become alarmingly stressful as the competition for slots in daycares has skyrocketed. Families from New York to California to Ontario have reported years-long waiting lists and go intro crisis mode any time their child’s school shuts down unexpectedly or their sitter calls off sick. IfContinue Reading …