Anne is one of those people who usually speaks to others in memes, pop culture references, and SAT words. On those occasions she can be understood at all, she likes to entertain others with a sense of humour usually described by friends as “hilarious—once you get to know her.”
Feeding from six to 24 months is often referred to as “the honeymoon stage of feeding” because babies and toddlers tend to accept foods well, experimenting with and tasting anything parents put on their trays, or offer by spoon. This is why picky eating rarely occurs during this stage and surfaces in the older-toddler or preschool years instead.
Veteran mother, Julie Cole has six very young children in her charge and is the co-founder of Mabel’s Labels Inc. She has encountered more than her share of fellow moms looking for advice, primarily about how she manages to juggle life with such a large brood.
With humour, she provides an upfront view of life in a busy family, including honesty about cereal for dinner, monstrous carpool schedules, and advocating for her child with autism.
Julie has become a well-known personality amidst Canadian moms. Her charismatic, dynamic personality has led to various speaking engagements, from morning TV shows to university level business classes. Read Julie's blog for a motherload of practical advice on babies, balance, bedlam and beyond...
Last week I spent a few early morning hours in my son’s Kindergarten class with eight other moms. We were in charge of baking 7 apple crisps with groups totaling 28 Kindergartners. It was a fun morning and as a work-outside-the-home mom I treasure the times I can re-work my schedule to see my son’s face light up when I walk into his classroom to volunteer.
Recently I got a phone call at my office from a consumer who wanted to know if she should use Bio Oil to treat her stretch marks.
I have seen Bio Oil before, my sister actually was using it. One day I was at a drug store with her, just doing some Saturday shopping, when I saw it in her cart. Having not heard of it before I asked her what it was.
Although American Girl dolls are popular and well-made, there are many reasons why you may not want to purchase them for your child—ranging from their high price (with dolls starting at $130) to the fact that they're "American" rather than "Canadian." If you're in the market for an 18-inch play doll, here are 5 alternatives to an American Girl doll, all readily available in Canada