this little piggy went wee!

Ever since I first discovered Piggy Paint early this year I’ve been intrigued by it’s “natural as mud” formulation and I have no issues with my five-year-old using it as I know it’s non-toxic. But when I wrote about it … MORE

sponsored post: pinky blue contest

Richmond’s Pinky Blue Children’s Store is throwing a prize party here this week. Known for their fab selection of great, practical baby products, this family-run business takes pride in helping each customer find exactly what they need. In store and … MORE

the building blocks of learning

I recently found myself looking for ways to help my daughter learn the alphabet without overwhelming her, but also laying foundation for for her to find learning fun. The staff at Kidsbooks on Broadway were a valuable resource for helping … MORE

she's back

The Granola Girl that is. In April of 2007 I tried local mama April Bellia’s granola at a baby fair and I was instantly hooked. Chock full of healthy ingredients such as organic hemp hearts for essential fats and protein; … MORE

hydrating summer treats

In keeping with our article on keeping your kids safe when it’s meltingly hot out, Dr. Brown from the Cross Roads Naturopathic Clinic included a yummy popsicle recipes and other snack ideas with a high water content to keep your … MORE

travel with children

From Lonely Planet’s Travel with Children 5th Edition: Being Prepared Good preparation and planning is the key to travelling with children. This doesn’t mean mapping out your entire route or booking every night’s accommodation but with children in tow you … MORE

Myths in Parenting

Today’s blog post is compliments of my mother: Barbara Marshall As a mother who has raised two daughters – and doesn’t imply she’s got it all right – I thought you might be interested in reading about some myths in … MORE


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