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Healthier Halloween Options from Urban Mommies
Healthier Halloween Options from Urban Mommies
Healthier Halloween Options from Urban Mommies

Healthier Halloween Options

We try to make the best decisions we can for our kids, we limit their screen time, we make them eat their vegetables, we teach them how to read and write and be good citizens. Halloween is definitely a time when most parents (m...
 
Babies
 
Baby Nutrition Month By Month With Mother Hen
Baby Nutrition Month By Month With Mother Hen
Baby Nutrition Month By Month With Mother Hen

Baby Nutrition Month By Month With Mother Hen

Every mother wants to offer their child the very best possible, whether that’s education, extracurricular activities or the food that we put on their plates. Many of us struggle with how to “do it all”. Findin...
 
Kids Health
 

Ticks and Lyme Disease

The Canadian family is getting a whole lot furrier with 95 % of Canadian dog owners considering their dogs’ part of their family unit. I certainly love mine! (And we also just adopted a kitten from the SPCA). With summer finall...

 
For Moms
 
Silken Laumann
Silken Laumann
Silken Laumann

Silken Laumann on a World Without Dieting

I had very different teenage years than most. I never rebelled, I was an exchange student at 16 and lived in Germany for a year, and I didn’t diet. It wasn’t that I liked my body, but I was so wrapped up in the perf...
 
For Moms
 
5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe in a Car Seat
5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe in a Car Seat
5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe in a Car Seat

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe in a Car Seat

Take a moment to consider this sobering thought – whether you’re driving around the corner or heading out on a road trip, accidents can happen at any time. Fact: Results from safety checks across Canada reveal that between 30-8...
 
Kids
 
Waterwell Lemonade Stand
Waterwell Lemonade Stand
Waterwell Lemonade Stand

My Family on Conserving Water

Well, it’s been quite the week. We were on Spring Break vacation skiing for the beginning but the family took the 30 Green Days Challenge all the way to a condo in Whistler, BC, and we incorporated all of the energy tips we cou...

 
Kids
 
safe-home-happy-home
safe-home-happy-home
safe-home-happy-home

A Safe Home is a Happy Home

Just when we thought the #ThankYouMom Sochi 2014 video was the pinnacle of awesome. Now, In the first ever program of it’s kind, P&G is helping parents remember that a safe home is a happy home. Our homes can be deceptive. ...
 
Kids
 

Vision problems could mean learning problems for children

  Make sure an eye exam is on your child’s back-to-school checklist If vision problems remain untreated, kids who are packed with potential may lag behind in learning and become withdrawn, warns the B.C. Association of Opt...