Category: Motherhood

May All of Our Children Continue to Come Home to Us Safely

When I was in school my teachers used to tell me how lucky we were to live in Canada. I never understood why. Everything was just normal. Then I got older and saw what people go through in different parts of the world, and thought, wow. We really are lucky to be from North America, […]

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Unique Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

I was looking around (online, of course) for Valentines for my kids to bring to school with them, and found some super cute ones! Why didn’t they have these when I was little… to both hand out and to enjoy myself, haha! My girls both want the Fun Dip ones for their classes, but the […]

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I See You Mamas, And You’re Not Alone

I see you mamas! The mamas who rise at 3am to clean house because it’s impossible when everyone is awake. (Even though she was up every hour to soothe the baby) The mamas who make sure backpacks and lunches are packed with the exact right things. The mamas who take an extra five in the […]

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I Made “Chicken Crack” For Dinner and EVERYBODY Loved It! Must-Try Instant Pot Recipe!

I have done the impossible. I made a dinner for my four kids, and two adults, and there was not one complaint. I even got compliments – from the kids! I don’t think this has ever happened. Between my sister’s kids and mine, there is always something that at least one of them does not care […]

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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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