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8 of the Best Ontario Beaches You May Not Know About

You won’t believe the adventures your family can have when you travel a short distance away to Ontario’s Southwest.

8 of the Best Ontario Beaches You May Not Know About

Jul
31
2015

8 Strategies to Stop Your "Run Away" Toddler

Have a sprinter? Try these steps.

Toddler Running Away

Do you release your toddler from his car seat, turn to grab the grocery bags, and suddenly see your child darting across the parking lot? This is certainly a heart-pounding challenge that many parents face.

Stopping your young child from running away from you takes coaching, patience, and knowing when your child’s natural desires are taking over his ability to keep himself safe.

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Jul
28
2013

Learning From The Loss Of Lisa Gibson And Her Children

Getting honest about raising young kids

The unfolding story of Lisa Gibson, aged 32, of Winnipeg, MB and the death of her two young children is preoccupying my mind. We cannot assume that this mother drowned her children, as the information is incomplete. But I can hear the judging by others that is likely happening, "What kind of mother would harm her own children?" I'll tell you what kind—a normal kind, with an abnormal moment in time.

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5 Books to Read After Finishing 50 Shades of Grey

If you're feeling unsatisfied since finishing the trilogy that whipped women into a frenzy, here are five similar books you can read one-handed.

5 Books to Read After Finishing 50 Shades of Grey

Angie Lynch is a Native Floridian without a tan, probably because she spends her days hard at work inside on the magical internet. For the past several years, Angie has worked way too hard at building clout as an influencer in food and margaritas as well as being a source for laughable pop culture commentary on her blog, A Whole Lot of Nothing. In addition to that nonsense, Angie recommends books on Smut Book Club, is a contributing writer to Mom.me, spreads the word of Awesome at We Know Awesome, and tries to be a very professional content creator for local business blogs. Stalk her properly on Twitter @alotofnothing and on Facebook.

 
Jul
30
2015

Bucket List Must: Me and Mom in Tuscany

A mother-daughter trip to Tuscany we'll never forget

by: Erica Ehm
Gorgeous Tuscan Villa

When my girlfriend Andrea Nair invited my daughter and I to fly to Italy with her this summer to experience Me and Mom in Tuscany, I initially said no. I had too much work. And isn't Italy expensive? And what about my husband who would be left at home? Yet when I described the opportunity to him, all he said was, "You're crazy not to go."

And he was right.

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Apr
10
2015
CONFESSION: I am lazy as all get out in the mornings.
 
It’s not that I don’t like to look nice when I leave the house, because I do, but sometimes mustering the energy to do things like put on pants and brush my hair is just too much to ask. Also: SLEEP.

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Nov
19
2012

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

The Perfect Dinner That Cooks While You're At Work

I love soup on cold winter nights. I especially love soup that cooks itself while I'm at work.

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Jul
16
2015

Fruit Flies: How to Get Rid of Them (& Keep Them Away!)

A 3-Ingredient Solution Using Kitchen Ingredients

Fruit Flies: How to Get Rid of Them (And Keep Them Away!)

Things most of us love about summer: warmer weather, longer days, vacations, evening walks, BBQs.

Thing most of us don't love about summer: frizzy hair, out-of-control humidity, mosquitoes, pulling weeds, fruit flies.

Truthfully, there is very little I don't love about summer. I had to think for a little while to come up with some negatives about it. The fruit fly dislike though? That one was easy.

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3 Self-Care Tips for Terribly Tired Moms

It's time to take care of YOU, Mom.

3 Self-Care Tips for Terribly Tired Moms

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Janey Reilly is the mother of 1 and Founder, Senior Sleep Consultant and Well-Rested President of WeeSleep and its Dream Team. When Janey isn't whipping up some sort of modified healthy recipe with her toddler, or on social media, she is working with clients around the globe to help their children get the health sleep they need.  She is more than passionate about healthy sleep for babies and parents (especially Mom!). Janey is a also a lover of fitness (and Founder of www.cleanfitmom.com), marketing + jujubes.

Mar
04
2014

The Four Best Pieces Of Parenting Advice Ever

The Gems That Shine Through An Avalanche Of Parenting Opinions

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When I became a parent—or rather, as soon as I was visibly pregnant—everyone seemed to have advice for me. Whether I asked for it or not, I was inundated with other people’s opinions about childbirth, breastfeeding, sleeping, strollers, soothers, baby carriers, bouncy chairs, tummy time, etc. Although I have been on the receiving end of much (oh, so very much) unwanted advice, I have also heard some stellar pieces over the seven years I’ve been a parent.

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