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8 effective tricks to help you get medicine into kids

I don't know about you, but I'm not a big fan of this time of year.I mean, the orange and red leaves are pretty and all, and I'm the first to admit I love fall fashion and the odd pumpkin spice latte, but the promise of 6+ months of cold and flu season makes me want to crawl under covers and never c...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-16 09:23:40

8 delicious Valentine’s Day treats to make with your kids

With the exception of rice krispie treats, my daughter is opposed to eating anything sweet, which means I never have a justifiable excuse to buy all of the empty-calorie desserts I love, but when it comes to DECORATING holiday-inspired treats, my little one gets more excited than a 5-year-old on Chr...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-16 03:23:40

6 tips to eliminate tooth brushing tantrums

Over the last 3 years or so, I like to think I've gotten pretty good at this whole motherhood gig.I've learned how to cope with the Trying Threes.I've taught myself how to apply flawless makeup in 5 minutes (sometimes less!).I've survived sleep training.And I've even figured out the secret to feelin...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-16 02:23:40

7 cleaning hacks for busy moms

There was a time in my life when I loved nothing more than spending my Saturday mornings organizing and scrubbing and steaming our condo with my favorite tunes blasting in the background. I found it so incredibly therapeutic, especially after a long week dealing with tight timelines and office polit...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-16 01:23:40

9 tips for making awesome mom friends

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Dated : 2021-03-15 21:23:40

6 organization tips for busy moms

Before I became a mom, I was a really organized person.I cleaned our place from top to bottom every Thursday night.I spent 3+ hours choosing and ironing a week's worth of clothes every Sunday afternoon.I had meal-planning planned to a T and rarely found myself at the grocery store more than once a w...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-15 20:23:40

99 stocking stuffers for kids (12 months to 7 years)

Christmas was a HUGE deal when I was growing up. My mum spent months and months collecting the perfect gifts for my sister and me, and while I have fond memories of waking up to find what looked like a million gifts under our tree on Christmas morning, it was my stocking that often excited me the mo...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-15 19:23:40

8 potty training tips for the reluctant child

When my husband and I first brought our daughter home from the hospital, I knew things wouldn't always be easy, but I never in a million years thought sleep training and potty training would cause me so much anxiety and heartache.Sleep training ended up being a 11-month affair filled with more choco...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-15 13:23:40

7 strategies for dealing with sick kids

Do you have fond memories of sick days on the couch when you were a kid, when you'd watch cartoons for hours on end while your mother stroked your hair and helped you sip flat ginger ale?I don't.It just wasn't my reality.Now don't get me wrong. My mum was, and still is, a FABULOUS mother. She kissed...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-15 08:23:40

8 tips to help you cope with your fear of flying

Do you have a fear of flying?I do.Which is hilarious since I've been flying all over the world since I was 7-years-old.I don't know if it's because I associate airports with saying goodbye to the people I love, every single flight I did until I was 29-years-old was no less than 30 hours in length, o...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-15 07:23:40

6 natural cough remedies for kids

While I have been pleasantly surprised with how mild the winter has been thus far, I have been less than impressed with the amount of sicknesses that have been circulating in our household. It all started when I came down with strep throat at the beginning of December, and I feel like it's been one ...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-15 03:23:40

9 tips to help you make mom friends

For the first 18 months of my daughter's life, when my hormones weren't quite right and my fear of germs and sickness reached a level I never thought possible, my daughter and I rarely left the house. In fact, during the weeks that my husband was traveling for business, my only adult interaction was...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-15 00:23:40

8 tips to help you survive ‘The Trying Threes’

With the exception of the time I burst into tears after my daughter threw a temper tantrum in the middle of our local grocery store and 2 little old ladies gave me a, "children should be seen and not heard" look, I did not find The Terrible Twos to be that terrible. Okay, that's a lie. There were ot...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-14 23:23:40

8 things that annoy me at the park

When I was asked to participate in a writing prompt about playground etiquette the summer before last, I remember feeling a little overwhelmed.Not because I had so much to say on the topic.Quite the opposite, actually.My daughter and I just hadn't spent a great deal of time at the park.I found it to...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-14 21:23:40

9 adorable DIY Valentine’s Day teacher gifts kids can make

One of the best parts about being a parent, in my opinion anyway, is that it allows me to re-experience all of the magical parts about being a child. Whether it's helping my daughter put cookies out for Santa, listening to her yell ‘trick or treat?!' on Halloween, or watching her hunt for Easter e...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-14 19:23:40

6 tips for avoiding temper tantrums

I will never forget the first time my daughter had a full-blown, screaming-at-the-top-of-her-lungs temper tantrum. She was about 18-months at the time, and even though I knew she was in a bad mood when we left the house that day, we were in dire need of groceries. Of course, most sane mothers would ...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-14 18:23:40

6 tips to help kids with seasonal allergies

Are you happy spring has finally sprung?I am.Kind of.I like that the days are getting longer, the weather is (finally!) warming up, and that I don't have to wrestle my 4-year-old into her snowsuit (and gloves and mitts and scarves) every single time we leave the house, but if my memory serves me cor...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-14 17:23:40

7 tips to help you cope with nap transitions

I got one of those teary phone calls from a friend the other day. Not because something catastrophic had happened or anything like that, but because her 13-month-old son is in the process of transitioning from 2 naps to one, and she is about THIS CLOSE to losing her mind.Why is the transition taking...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-14 15:23:40

Allergy Relief For Kids: 7 Tips That Work!

Are you looking for allergy relief for your little ones? If so, you've come to the right place. My husband has had a grass pollen allergy for most of his life and spends most of April, May, and June trying not to rip his eyes out, and we recently discovered our 5-year-old suffers from seasonal aller...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-14 02:23:40

7 travel essentials for moms

I was 7-years-old when my family moved halfway around the world to a little city state called Singapore, and while I wouldn't change one thing about my childhood, I could've done without the 30+ hour journey between Toronto and Singapore we did every few years. It felt like a lifetime being cooped u...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-13 19:23:40