Month: October 2017

My Children Are More Than Five Years Apart, And I Wouldn’t Have it Any Other Way

Thank God for my older child. Some families have their kids really close together. I can see how that’s ideal. Get the baby stage over and done with. The kids will be in the same age group, which is great for play, similar interests on vacations, movie choices as they grow, less of a gap […]

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If Your Child Watches YouTube, You Need To See This – Unbelievable!

Does your child watch YouTube? Mine all do. Including my two year old. We even downloaded YouTube kids to make sure the content they end up watching is appropriate for children – but guess what? It’s still not! There are numerous YouTube channels that have cartoon characters that look like superheroes, or even Disney characters […]

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Attention Movie & TV lovers – You Won’t Know How You Ever Lived Without One of These

I think these boxes were out and available for quite some time before I came across them. Now, I can’t live without one. If you are a budgeting mom, you need to look into these. Cut the costs of your cable, movie purchases, etc. These are perfectly legal streaming devices that allow you to watch […]

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This Tweet Showing Daddy’s Help Has Gone Viral

Have you ever heard the term “If you want something done right, do it yourself” ? Have you ever lived it? We love this tweet from @allhailla – they came into the house with their infant daughter, who had fallen asleep in her car seat. Mom told Dad, “just put her in the bed.” And […]

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How I Get my Picky Eaters To At Least Try New Things 

Most kids are picky or particular about what you are asking them to eat, especially if it looks “weird” or smells different. In other words, they rarely eat everything that is put on their plate, and don’t want to eat any kind of variety, AKA the kind of food adults would enjoy. This makes meal planning more […]

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Calling all Mermaid Lovers, Big and Small! Mermaid Classes & Mermaid Gifts <3

The Mermaid frenzy is on! We found some adorable gift ideas for Mermaid lovers, for children and adults, and of course, have the info on the Mermaid classes being offered right here in Edmonton! Become a Mermaid Classes or memberships are open for registration on the Aqua Mermaid website. Available for adults or children, and […]

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We Can’t Stress This Point Enough – Mamas, Take Time For Yourself, You Deserve it!

We’ve all been there… reminiscing when we had friends, free time and interesting hobbies keeping us oh-so busy. Just then, your though bubble deflates when one of your children grabs onto your leg shouting “Mommy, Mommy, Mommy… she’s looking at me! Imagine there was an easy way to carve out some alone time for yourself– […]

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10 Things I do to Keep My Sanity As a Mom

I am a single working mom of three. Between pre-teen attitudes and toddler melt downs, the days can get very long and stressful at times. As a mom, I am the one that everyone asks for help from, and I find it hard to seek help for myself, whether it is something little, or big. […]

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This Bullying Ad By Burger King is Something We All Need to See

Burger King is bringing attention to bullying, and what we as a society choose to do about it. In this viral video shown on YouTube, a group of kids are boastfully bullying one child, in the middle of Burger King, where other customers can clearly see and hear. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mnKPEsbTo9s Comically, in the back, there is […]

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Mommy’s Secret Pleasures

Many of us will give our food (we are currently eating) to our kids, let them have the rest of our drink (that we just opened), or change the channel to some annoying kids show (thank goodness for PVR or Netflix). But when the kids and hubby are not around, we indulge in our little […]

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