Browsing Articles Written by

Jill Amery

Jill Amery is a mom of 2 small boys and the Publisher of UrbanMommies, a stylish digital lifestyle magazine filled with fitness, style, health, recipes and savvy mom advice to help you through pregnancy, birth, and raising your kids.

Screen Shot 2015-11-30 at 3.26.28 PM

Tips to Get Your Kids Helping in the Kitchen

EAT, FAM, family meals, health, kids By October 19, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

It’s halfway through October, and the dust of a new school year is starting to settle. As parents, we’re busy adjusting our schedules with an influx of homework, sports, and extracurricular activities. Trying to manage it all can be stressful, and meal-planning is just one more thing to worry about.

Share:

15 Minute Cleaning Tips for the Holidays

Contests, LIVE, Shopping Reviews, wash By October 9, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , 93 Comments

Canadian Thanksgiving is upon us, and it just dawned on me that my home will be filled with family and guests in a few days. We are all super busy, and after the first months back to school, my home is certainly caked in a mild film of grime.

Share:

Chillin’ without Guilt

EAT, eat, nourish, self By October 8, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Situated on the coolest corner in Gastown, Vancouver’s Chill Winston is a gem. With a menu full of shareables, veggies from the restaurant’s own farm plot in Tsawwassen, alternative proteins & wild meats that are organic, free run, antibiotic and hormone free, and ocean fare that is exclusively line caught and from sustainable stock, the only guilt you will have is from ordering more.

Share:

Safe Prenatal Screening with Panorama

baby, FAM, health, Parenting, pregnancy By September 29, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

That moment when you think you might be pregnant. I remember both very clearly – trekking to the store for a pregnancy test, then trekking back to the store for a more expensive pregnancy test just to be sure!

Share:

Getting Outside in the City

Contests, FAM, fitness, health, Parenting, play By September 29, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Being ‘urban’ has it’s benefits, and yet one of the big drawbacks can mean that you and the kids spend more time in stores, watching screens or commuting than breathing fresh air without a care in the world. The family and I participated in ‘Take Me Outside’ on September 20th, where we were asked to spend an hour outdoors together.

Share:

Sale of Earthwise Harvest Boxes Promotes Sustainable Communities

Contests, Featured, grow, nourish By September 20, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , No Comments

As a result of the ongoing partnership between Chill Winston and not-for-profit Earthwise Society, Earthwise Harvest Box produce orders are now available for pick up on Fridays from 3 to 6pm at the popular Gastown gastrolounge.

Share: