Year: 2016

My Top 10 Posts of 2016

After eliminating giveaway posts, these were my top ten most-viewed posts of 2016! Clearly, readers are into Momterviews, with education, beauty and fashion thrown in there too! #10 My New Eyebrows: Microblading from Permanent Beauty by Kalyna # 9  Ask the Teacher: My Segment on THE SOCIAL (P.S. I’m back on the show January 23!) # […] Read more…

6 Ways to Simplify Your Life in 2017

Whether it’s an official New Year’s resolution or not, I’m sure you would love to streamline, organize and simplify your life in 2017…and while there are lots of things I am not good at (let me know if you want to see those in a blog post) I am definitely a skilled organizer. Here are […] Read more…

Help Your Child Learn to Read

When it comes to reading, my biggest piece of advice as both a teacher and a mom would be this: make reading as enjoyable as possible for your child. Start at an early age and help your child to associate books with cuddles and love from a caregiver. As soon as they are old enough, […] Read more…

Gift Ideas For Kids: from an 8-year-old

Not to be outdone by her sister, my 8-year-old daughter Eva wanted to make a contribution to the blog as well. Today she is sharing some (mostly) classic gift ideas – items that she has enjoyed for years, and would recommend for your children too! Take it away, Eva! ***** I am an 8-year-old child […] Read more…

How Families Can Give Back This Holiday Season: Special Guest Post by Clare Morneau

A passionate advocate for girls’ education and refugee issues, Clare Morneau is a 17-year-old author and speaker who lives in Toronto with her father, Canada’s Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, mother, Nancy McCain, and siblings Henry, Edward and Grace Acan, who joined the family in 2010 from northern Uganda. Clare is compassionate, driven and committed to […] Read more…

Kate’s Favourite Things – December 2016

Here’s a list of my latest recos! MOVIES The Girl on the Train – I know not everyone agrees, but I thought the movie really did justice to the book, and Emily Blunt was fantastic. Love Actually – I realize this isn’t a new one, but it was new to me! (Don’t ask me how I […] Read more…

This Mom’s Blogger/Brand Wish List For 2017

Forget a Christmas wish list filled with lots of “stuff”…the sugarplums dancing in my head are actually the great brands that I am dreaming of working with next year.  Maybe St. Nick would be good enough to bring this list to their attention and make some of my Christmas wishes come true in 2017! Since […] Read more…

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