7 Tips to Keep Kids’ Backs Healthy

We all worry about our kids’ health. Cold and flu, cuts and bruises are all normal parts of childhood that we stay on top of. But how often do you think about your child’s back health? Research shows that more than half of younger Canadians experience at least one episode of low back pain by […] Read more…

Back-to-school Style from SportChek

I will admit: I rarely think to shop for kids’ clothes at sports stores. Running shoes, definitely. Clothing? Hasn’t really occurred to me. It’s time to admit the error of my ways, because when the girls received a back-to-school shipment from SportChek they were totally pumped! (To quote Eva: “I feel like this outfit was […] Read more…

This Mom Loves: Blake Lively (& Ryan Reynolds)

I’m back with another celebrity parent quote that’s making me think…in this case, two quotes from Blake Lively’s interview with Glamour magazine. I’d like to note here that I only use ethical photos of the children of celebrities (e.g., if they brought them to a premiere or ceremony with the understanding that they would be […] Read more…

6 Tips from a Doctor for Fun & Healthy School Lunches & Snacks

It’s almost time for another school year, and for many parents that presents the challenge of trying to figure out what to pack in their children’s lunch boxes. Even boxes filled with loving care can contain unhealthy options. Dr. Mayrene Hernandez of UnitedHealthcare says a fun, healthy lunch doesn’t have to be time-consuming or stressful […] Read more…

Kate’s Favourite Things – August 2017

Thank heavens for summer! I have lots of print and screen recos for you this month! BOOKS I Found You by Lisa Jewell In the windswept British seaside town of Ridinghouse Bay, single mom Alice Lake finds a man sitting on a beach outside her house. He has no name, no jacket, and no idea […] Read more…

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