Month: June 2015

July 1 – BOGO at Limeapple Girls’ Apparel!

I’m always on the lookout for companies with great kids’ products, so I was excited when I was contacted by Limeapple. They’re sending some fashions (dresses and a swimsuit) for my girls, which we’ll review soon, but I didn’t want you to miss out on the huge sale they’re having. On July 1, for one […] Read more…

My Interview with Sarah Allen from Global TV’s Remedy

A few months ago I had the chance to interview Canadian actress Sarah Allen, from the Global TV medical drama Remedy. When we chatted (for Parents Canada magazine), she was still weeks away from giving birth, and we talked all about maternity wear, pregnancy rules and her flexible birth plan. While some stars are hesitant […] Read more…

School Year Wrap-Up Ideas For Parents (TV segment)

In case you haven’t noticed, the school year is quickly winding down! Last night on CHEX Daily, I chatted with hosts Teresa Kaszuba and Mike Judson about some things to keep in mind as your child’s school year draws to a close, such as: the number one question to ask your child’s teacher before the […] Read more…

Grad Gifts For the Class of 2015 (From Hallmark)

Every year I have my Grade 3 students write their predictions for their Grade 8 year. Who will the teacher and principal be? What activities will they participate in? Where will they go for their year-end trip? And of course, they think about all the grad details, including the super important question: what will they […] Read more…

Father’s Day Gift Ideas From Hallmark

Hallmark has some awesome gift ideas for Dads this Father’s Day, and I particularly love the name of this line of products: “Life is good.” Because it is. Whether the Dad in your life is a golfer, BBQer, fisherman, handyman, or…um…beverage enthusiast, Hallmark has the gift for him! Let’s start with this “Coolest Dad Ever” […] Read more…

Kate’s Favourite Things: June 2015

“Disclosure” : only one of these items (as noted below) was free, in case anyone’s wondering about bias before you start reading! Next Issue If somehow you’ve missed this, I am totally in love with the Next Issue app. I pay ten bucks a month for unlimited digital magazine subscriptions (I currently have 26, including […] Read more…