Category: Motherhood

Every Woman and Man Needs to Listen to Oprah’s 2018 Golden Globe Speech

I wouldn’t have expected anything less from this timeless icon. Oprah is amazing. I’m sure by now, you’ve all heard about her acceptance speech for the 2018 Cecil B. de Mille award at the Golden Globes. She is known to empower women, but this brought me to tears. The #metoo movement will not be forgotten, […]

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Making Santa Footprints with Just a Few Items – I am SO Doing This!

  This has to be one of the cutest things I have come across so far this Christmas! Make magical Santa footprints – I am SO doing this! My girls would just love this. All you need is some glitter, boots, baking soda, a tray, and a water squirted (and some magical Mom energy to […]

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The Holidays and Sleep – Tips From a Sleep Expert

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year!  It is also one of the most exhausting times too.  There is so much to do, many places to be, and family and friends to visit.  How do we fit in our little one’s need for naps and a good night’s sleep? A well-rested little one […]

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Supporting Our Pregnant Loved Ones Through the Dry 9 Program, AGLC

The AGLC is encouraging all Albertans to enjoy their holiday gatherings responsibly, as usual! This year there is an emphais on the Dry 9 movement, which is informing everyone that no amount of alcohol has been proven to be safe for pregnancy, and some who are pregnant or trying to conceive may find it difficult […]

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History of Santa Claus; Where the Tradition Came From, and Why We Shouldn’t Forget

Santa Claus – a household name. But where did it come from? When the dreaded time comes where we have to explain to the kids that Santa is “make believe” – what do we say? Is it really made up? The answer is NO! And the history of where Santa Claus came from is actually […]

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Back on Track with the Christmas Shopping and Planning

Sponsored advertising content. I’ve received compensation from MBNA for this sponsored post. As always, all opinions are my own. So, I guess my Christmas list is longer than I had originally anticipated. I somehow completely forgot to include several people on my original list. Not to worry, I totally have this covered! Why were these […]

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The Ultimate 2017 Gift Guide for Kids – Great Deals on Presents They Will Love

Kids now a days have SO MANY toys. I have heard so many times that we should try to give experiences instead of gifts. Although I think that experiences are so much more valuable for children than things, when it comes down to it, all children want to open something on Christmas. Instead of overloading […]

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Baby/Toddler 2017 Gift Guide – Presents little ones LOVE

OK – it is no secret, I am a huge online shopper. I am also a very last minute lady; a hot mess, if you will. But everything gets done on time. Yes, I only have part of my Christmas shopping done. But I am not worried. If you are like me, you might need […]

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Early Christmas prep… How I’m getting ready for this crazy season!

Sponsored advertising content. I’ve received compensation from MBNA for this sponsored post. As always, all opinions are my own. So, I am starting early with my Christmas preparations. I thought I had it all together last year – I ended up ordering all my Christmas gifts online mid-December, but there was a delay with the […]

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Weaning the Un-Wean-able Baby – Patience and the Right Bottles

My third child was by far the hardest to wean. I breastfed all three of my girls; I have experience in introducing new foods and cow’s milk, replacing nursing time with cuddles, reasonable amounts of crying it out mixed with distractions – you name it. I have done it all. Do you think any of […]

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