Month: May 2015

Our Basement Family Room – The Big Reveal!

Yes, we used to have a beautiful red family room. After several coats of primer and paint and some new leather furniture, I found out I was pregnant (this was 10 years ago) and suddenly the room smelled so terrible to me that I didn’t get to use it for several weeks! It took so […] Read more…

Hair Donation Day 2015 – Amazing Girls & Generous Sponsors!

As you may remember, last year our school held our first ever Wigs For Kids assembly, where several students (including my two daughers) and one teacher (yep, me!) donated their hair. As soon as the event ended, I had girls lining up to participate for 2015…and this year’s initiative was another success! Here’s one last […] Read more…

SickKids May Cure Food Allergies in the Next Decade

May is National Food Allergy Awareness Month, and I’m pleased to be able to share some information about the incredible work SickKids is doing when it comes to research and care related to food allergies (which have seen a rise of over 18% in the last 15 years). For approximately 300,000 Canadian children and their families, […] Read more…

Who Helps You Mom? #theMotherhood

Question: Kate, how do you find the time? Answer: I have a LOT of help. I was intrigued when I was contacted by Campbell Canada about their #theMotherhood promotion. I love the idea of honouring the village of people who help us to raise our children – specifically my own daughters. I’d like to think […] Read more…

Make Math Fun!

In my latest post for Oxford Learning, I share some ways that you as a parent can help make Math fun and interesting for your kids. This was also the topic of discussion last night on CHEX Daily (I’m not sure I convinced Mike Judson). This makes it all worth it: The books I shared […] Read more…

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