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Your Weekly Pregnancy Guide

The good, the bad, and the belly. We help you get through your pregnancy, one week at a time.

What's Your Protective Parenting Factor?

Are you hands-off? Or see the hazard in everything?

What's Your Protective Parenting Factor?

In the Pursuit of Perfection, I Found Eating Disorders and Misery

Mental illness isn't easy to talk about, especially if you are the one suffering. 

In the Pursuit of Perfection, I Found Eating Disorders and Misery

Daniela DeFrancesca is a wife, a mother of two boys and three dogs, a yoga teacher, and an animal activist. She tries to live a Karmic life, with the belief that ones good deeds ripple out and create good in the lives of many.

Lost in Space is the Murphy's Law Show You Should Watch With the Whole Fam

Prepare to root for the underchicken.

Lost in Space is the Murphy's Law Show You Should Watch With the Whole Fam

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.”
Whenever she’s not talking about herself in the third person, Anne is a walking encyclopedia of random trivia and enjoys explaining high school science according to the kitchen. If you want to know why ice melts or pretzels turn brown; if you have a burning desire to know lots of unusual facts about carrots; or if you just simply have an obsessive need to make grocery store staples from scratch for the “been there, made that” achievement awards… she’s your blogger. You can find her nerding it up over on her home blog FoodRetro or on Twitter @foodretro.

 

I Lost No Weight at the Gym, and I Don't Care

I remember feeling like I was walking into a new season of my life.

I Lost No Weight at the Gym, and I Don't Care

Brianna Bell is a writer and journalist based out of Guelph, Ontario. She has written for many online and print publications, including Scary Mommy, The Penny Hoarder, and The Globe & Mail. 

Brianna's budget-savvy ways has attracted media attention, and led to newspaper coverage in The Globe & Mail and The Guelph Mercury. In April 2016 Brianna will be featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less, alongside co-writer Brooke Burke. You can find Brianna's website at Brianna Bell Writes.

Dear Daughter: Find Your Tribe

Your tribe is a group of friends who have your back, always.

Dear Daughter: Find Your Tribe

Glynis Ratcliffe used to be an opera singer, but after her daughter begged her to stop singing and be quiet for the millionth time, she decided to use her inside voice and write instead. Now, she’s a freelance writer with bylines at The Washington Post, Chatelaine, Lifehacker, and CBC, as well as being a copywriter and ghostwriter for clients in various industries.

The Life Cycle of a Clean Home

It all started when Mom got tired of never being able to find a single thing and became resentful of being considered the only one in the house who could...

The Life Cycle of a Clean Home

We Need to Stop Rewarding Dangerous Behaviour With Attention

I’ve dropped my wiggly toddler walking through the living room. Just saying.

We Need to Stop Rewarding Dangerous Behaviour With Attention

Heather M. Jones is a mom of 2 from Toronto. When not writing, she can be found reading, worrying, and spending way too much time on Facebook.

These Parenting Tweets Could Be the Funniest Thing You'll See Today

Ready the catapult!

These Parenting Tweets Could Be the Funniest Thing You'll See Today

My Family Ditched the Bedtime Thing

My kids have no bedtime. No, they’re not teenagers. They’re nine and seven.

My Family Ditched the Bedtime Thing

Leslie is a professional writer and editor and mother to two kids who keep her on her toes. When she's not at her computer typing away, Leslie enjoys hitting the yoga mat (a new passion!) or discovering new shows to serial-watch with her husband.