Month: January 2015

My Olay Regenerist Experiment: Six Week Update

Right before Christmas, I was thrilled to receive several products from the Olay Regenerist line to try out (my first reactions can be found here: My Olay Regenerist Experiment Begins). I’ve been using the line for six weeks now, so I figured it was time to give you an update. Please remember that this is […] Read more…

Chantal Kreviazuk: The Momterview

We all know Canadian star Chantal Kreviazuk from hit songs like Surrounded, Before You and In This Life, as well as her covers of Feels Like Home and Leaving On a Jet Plane (part of the movie soundtracks of How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Armageddon, respectively). She is also a musical […] Read more…

Growth Mindset: Your Kids Need This (So Do You!)

In my latest CHEX Daily segment, I chat with hosts Teresa Kaszuba and Mike Judson about fostering a growth mindset in your children – it’s so important! We talk about: What do “growth mindset” – and its opposite, “fixed mindset” – mean anyway? What are some specific ways parents can help? (Hint: saying “You take […] Read more…

Ease Morning Stress With a Breakfast Schedule

If there’s anything worse than the “What’s for dinner?” question it’s “What’s for breakfast?” It’s worse because it’s often asked in an angry, you-just-woke-me-up voice, because the response is usually followed with “I don’t want (insert reasonable breakfast food here)” and because, well, it’s asked in the morning. In recent months, foods that I know […] Read more…

My $1 Dining Room Hutch Makeover

When we built our house almost 12 years ago, I was in love with natural oak. When you walk into my home, you can tell. Kitchen cabinetry, buffet and hutch, dining room table and chairs, coffee table, end tables, bench, TV stand…oh, and the entire living room/dining room floor. All in an open-concept area. It […] Read more…

Purses + Poetry = Great New Giveaway and Discount Code!

I am so excited to share something new with you today! The company is called Purses + Poetry, founded by Canadian entrepreneur Karen Ward. I first met Karen when she invited me to participate in a great research project about Gen X and Gen Y moms through her company Curiosity Inc. (It was because of this project that […] Read more…

Liza Fromer: The Morning Show Momterview

During my recent visit to The Morning Show at Global TV in Toronto, I had the chance to sit down for a candid chat with host Liza Fromer, also a busy mom to son Samson (8) and daughter Ever (5 – don’t you love that name?) Here she dishes on her early wake-ups, parenting strengths […] Read more…

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