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Brooke Burke-Charvet
Brooke Burke-Charvet
Brooke Burke-Charvet

An Exclusive Interview with Brooke Burke-Charvet

As Moms, we have to remember to take care of ourselves, as if our energy wanes – the kids are hooped! We are going through a bit of a human energy crisis at the moment, and the folks at Quaker want to get people talking. ...
 
Exec Moms
 
Easy Romance for Valentine's Day
Easy Romance for Valentine's Day
Easy Romance for Valentine's Day

Easy Inspired Romance for Valentine’s Day

The continent of Africa has helped me fall more deeply in love this year and I couldn’t possibly set up a romantic Valentine’s dinner without giving a nod to its guttural beauty and spirit.  In February I worked with kids in Li...
 
For Moms
 
Next Issue Canada
Next Issue Canada
Next Issue Canada

Never Scrounge for Magazines Again

I remember as a student having an ‘understanding’ with the local magazine shop. Once the issues were out of date, the shop would send back the covers of unsold inventory for reimbursement and put the full issues min...

 
Shopping Reviews
 
AIR MILES Cash
AIR MILES Cash
AIR MILES Cash

Just When You Thought You Couldn’t Afford Designer Glasses

I have often been told that I ‘know how to work it’, so to speak. Now don’t let your thoughts of me become jaded. People are referring to my prowess with saving money and seeking out ways to acquire luxury goods for a more reas...
 
Travel
 
Kid friendly Ski Resorts in BC
Kid friendly Ski Resorts in BC
Kid friendly Ski Resorts in BC

Kid-Friendly Ski Resorts in BC

Picking the perfect ski resort for families in British Columbia is tough – because there are so many incredible options! I am a pretty avid skier and haul the kids everywhere in order to truly test the slopes and activiti...
 
Kids
 
How to Identify Symptoms of a Concussion
How to Identify Symptoms of a Concussion
How to Identify Symptoms of a Concussion

How to Identify Symptoms of a Concussion

Chevrolet not only makes awesome vehicles, but they sponsor the Safe and Fun Hockey program. Over the last three years Chevrolet has handed out more than 35,000 free hockey helmets to parents of 5-year-olds in Canada. If your c...

 
Kids
 
Boys Fitting Room
Boys Fitting Room
Boys Fitting Room

The Boys’ Fitting Room

It was a great start to the new year. The boys played on tablets at the Apple store as I acquired a shiny new gold iPhone 5s. We were getting stuff done. Next up? Pants for my growing 7 year old. Still embroiled in shuffling co...
 
Pregnancy
 
Baby Names for Boys
Baby Names for Boys
Baby Names for Boys

Baby Names for Boys in 2014

When deciding on baby names for boys, often it is best to have a variety of suggestions and know the current trends. In 2014, mythological names, Spanish, unconventional spellings, Biblical references and 1940′s show busi...