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Category: Motherhood

Ottawa’s Best Kid-Friendly Coffee Shops

I’ve always enjoyed a good cup of coffee, but when I became a mom that cup of coffee became a necessity for making it through the day. However, as soon as you have kids you also discover how hard it is to actually sit and enjoy a hot…

A Free Ontario Baby Box for Your Most Precious Cargo

Having a baby can be overwhelming – and expensive. There are so many “must-have” items on the market for babies and new moms. And, what worked for your friend and her child, may not be at all useful to you and your newborn. My kids, for example…

A Baby Shower for Super Moms and Soon-to-be Siblings

Every Thursday afternoon I host a playgroup for a group of mom friends.  It has been great through these long winter months to have this group of mothers and their little ones come over for play, snacks, tea, gossip and complete chaos. Quite amazingly, all six of these moms who…

Keep Your Family Healthy with the Help of CANImmunize

I recently reviewed the app Jiffy on Demand, you can read that post here. It is a super handy app for busy moms and dads, and it got me thinking about other apps out there that make a parent’s life easier. We all need help right? So when…

Hey Moms, Need Something Done In a Jiffy? There’s an APP for That

Ottawa moms and dads, have you tried Jiffy on Demand yet? I just used their services for the first time. Jiffy is a new app, available here in Ottawa as well as in Toronto. It’s basically like UBER but for a handyman. Pretty much whatever you need done…

The Best Thing to Bring a New Mom, and Where to Find It

When I had my first child, it was 2013 and I was living in Vancouver. In the first few days of being a new mom, we had a lot of visitors – probably too many visitors. It seemed like there was a revolving door of loving friends and family coming…