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Back to School Apps
Back to School Apps
Back to School Apps

Best Back To School ipad Apps For Grade School Kids

Some back to school iPad apps for grade school kids can help children get organized and help parents save money. Breathe…. With lessons becoming more fun and interactive, kids may find them easier and more organized than ...
 
Exec Moms
 
climbing kilimanjaro
climbing kilimanjaro
climbing kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro for a Canadian Blood Cord Bank

When my second son was born, we paid to have his cord blood banked and frozen in case anyone in the family became ill and in need of stem cells.  Most families don’t have the luxury of this high-priced service and without...
 
Shopping Reviews
 
Back to School Essentials
Back to School Essentials
Back to School Essentials

15 Back to School Essentials

I’m one of those parents that can’t stand the end of summer.  The thought of school lunches and early wake-ups makes me want to cry.  Even the notion of some alone time while the kids are in school doesn’t mak...

 
Shopping Reviews
 
phil&teds promenade
phil&teds promenade
phil&teds promenade

phil&teds Promenade Sale on zulily

When our kids were little we swore by phil&teds products.  Unfortunately, zulily wasn’t around back then to help with the family budget!  Thrilling news for our urban style-loving moms…. an upgraded version of p...
 
Recipes
 
Summer BBQ Tips
Summer BBQ Tips
Summer BBQ Tips

A Chef’s Summer BBQ Tips

Just in time for a long weekend, we have a special treat for you: a chef’s summer BBQ tips!  Chef Tom Filippou, Executive Chef President’s Choice Cooking Schools has given us an exclusive interview about the current trend...
 
Travel
 
SiBarth Pool
SiBarth Pool
SiBarth Pool

Sibarth Villa Rentals on St. Barth

I’ve had the experience of traveling to the French leeward island of St. Barth, located 35 miles south of St. Martin in the Carribean.  I’ve never been the same since.  The white sand on 22 beaches with shallow reef...

 
Travel
 
gansevoort park
gansevoort park
gansevoort park

Gansevoort Park Hotel

International Woman of Mystery: elusive and mysterious.  The goal of any urban mommy I would think.  If this is how you define yourself and insist on introducing your kids to the funky and luxurious accommodations, you must sta...
 
Shopping Reviews
 
Ghost Chair
Ghost Chair
Ghost Chair

Ella + Elliott

I thought Gastown couldn’t get any more cool.  But now the chic parenting set is being served with fashionable baby gear.  After their success in Toronto, Ella + Elliot opened at 126 West Hastings Street in Vancouver and we can...