Month: June 2010

Celebrate Canada Blog Party!

Introducing the Celebrate Canada Blog Party, hosted by Canadian Mom Blogger! Welcome to the party! Participants were asked to do a post describing their blog for their new visitors, so here goes: This Mom Loves was launched about five months ago. I’m the mother of two girls, ages four and two, as well as being a […] Read more…

Organize Hair Accessories – Without Buying a Thing!

Here’s a short and sweet post for you: My current Bugalug Baby Review and Giveaway got me thinking about all of the hair stuff in my home. My girls have a ton of hair accessories, and I thought I had wisely organized them by type (barrettes, hairbands, ponytail holders, etc.) I realized that this system wasn’t working well, […] Read more…

Angelface Prints: Review and $50 Giveaway

Open to Canada and U.S. I was thrilled when I recently had the opportunity to review products from the Canadian business Angelface Prints. They specialize in customized announcements (holiday, thank you, invitation, etc.), like the adorable twins’ birth announcement below. Why order through Angelface, and not just use the supermarket kiosk like everyone else? Well, for […] Read more…

Sorry I’m Not “Just Spiritual”

As I began planning this post, I was just going to tell you about my latest Pandora bead purchase, and touch on how faith is so important to me and my family. As I got going, however, I decided that I wanted to share a little bit more about my thoughts on organized religion. I always find […] Read more…

Bugalug Baby: Review and Giveaway

Giveaway open to US and Canada! I’m always looking for cool new accessories for my girls, so I was thrilled when I got the opportunity to review some items from Bugalug Baby. I received a pony loop, a few barrettes, a headband, and a belt  for Frannie and Maggie to try out, and I was very pleased. […] Read more…

Tips For a Successful Vacation With Kids

When aspiring writer Arzel Ariosa contacted me about doing a travel-themed guest post here at This Mom Loves, I couldn’t refuse! Welcome, Arzel. Take it away! *** Tips For A Successful Vacation With Kids A family vacation is the perfect way to spend quality time together, but it should be carefully planned to make sure everyone […] Read more…

Winner of Scholastic Hope and Heroes Giveaway

The winner of the Scholastic “Hope and Heroes” book set, chosen by random number generation, is…. Tina O. from Peterborough, ON! Tina was entrant #7 out of 48 valid entries, and she said: “Hi Kate. Even though my children are getting older (16, 18 and 20), I love your blog. You think your worries will lessen […] Read more…

Marci Ien: My Exclusive Momterview

Welcome to a new feature here at This Mom Loves: The Momterview! I will be profiling different Canadian moms who are well known…and for the right reasons. Joining me for this inaugural post is the beautiful Marci Ien from CTV’s Canada AM. I’m a longtime fan of this talented news anchor, and Marci graciously agreed to […] Read more…

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

If you have a child with autism, work with a child with autism, or live in a world where children have autism, you really need to read The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon. I had never even heard of this book until a coworker suggested it to me (thanks, Trina!) […] Read more…

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