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5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

  5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully during Late Pregnancy It is the last leg of your pregnancy, you are in your third trimester and coming in fast for the final stretch (pardon the pun). Pretty soon, you will be experiencing the happiness of being a parent first hand. You are so close that you […]

Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts

My little boy turned 6 today. I started this blog when he was 7 months old! After much arguing with his brother as to whether he classified as a Small kid or a Medium kid, I think it was confirmed that he is now officially Medium. That brain is always going on my Medium son. […]

Food

Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe Comfy food is acceptable any time of year! At our house, we eat a soup and a sandwich year round even when it’s very hot outside. It’s a great way to have your kids eat their vegetables. This delicious Tomato Basil Soup recipe and very creamy and tasty. Enjoy! For […]

4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

   4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier Some kids will eat almost anything you put on their plate and others, not so much. These picky eaters are hard to please and usually want to eat the same thing over and over. It’s especially common in younger children. Unfortunately, that’s not very healthy. Therefore, […]

Reviews

Beauty and the Beast Movie, is it Child Friendly?

Beauty and the Beast Movie, is it Child Friendly?

This has been discussed multiple times in our household. My wife and I have both enjoyed the original Beauty and the Beast Movie since it first came out in 1991. As soon as we heard that they were doing a live-action version and that it would star Emma Watson, we agreed to see it in […]

5 Fun Ways for Kids to Hop into Spring with Funrise Toys! #Review #Giveaway

5 Fun Ways for Kids to Hop into Spring with Funrise Toys! #Review #Giveaway

5 Fun Ways for Kids to Hop into Spring with Funrise Toys! March is here! That means that spring is just around the corner. With warmer weather on its way, kids can’t wait to see more sun and to watch the world come back to life. Funrise Toys wants kids to hop into spring this […]

Travel

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada The holidays are here! This time of year means that I am on the move more than at any other time of the year. There are days I need to take a lot with me to accomplish my “Holiday To-Do List” yet I do not have enough […]

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape #BucketListOtt! Bucket lists. We all have experiences and adventures we want to try in our lifetime. Some may be to try a new food or as exciting as bungee jumping into the unknown. Ford Canada invited a group of digital influencers at the Coconut Lagoon to think about […]

Wellness

How Stress Can Show Up In Your Life   

How Stress Can Show Up In Your Life  

Let’s face it, our mommy lives can get pretty darn hectic, which can make us quite stressed out. Some amounts of stress can be healthy, but when we are stressed out for long periods of time, our body will start showing signs that we need to slow down, take a deep breath (or two) and […]

Making Space Momma….Taking Care of Ourselves

Making Space Momma….Taking Care of Ourselves

  One of the biggest challenges both my clients and I face is finding the time to take care of ourselves! We want to be fit, energetic, and confident in our own skin, but who has the time (and often the money)? Gyms, trainers, recovery, meal prep, grocery shopping, family-friendly meals, and actually cooking! It […]

Living

How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup

How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup

  How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup If you’re new to using coupons, you may be confused about some of the terms and things that you see on your favorite coupon blogs. Coupon matchups are one of those things that may confuse you. They can be really confusing to a new couponer if […]

Four Questions to Ask Before Taking on More Debt

Four Questions to Ask Before Taking on More Debt

  Before taking on more debt it’s a good idea to evaluate your current financial standing. Here are four questions to ask yourself that will help you determine if more is a good idea: 1. How much outstanding debt do you currently have? Many people never take time to add up the balances of all […]

Latest Articles

How to Have a Backyard Easter Egg Hunt

How to Have a Backyard Easter Egg Hunt

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

  How to Have a Backyard Easter Egg Hunt If you’re not able to go out for an Easter egg hunt this year, you can do one yourself at home. In fact, a lot of families do this in addition to a formal Easter Egg Hunt because they have more control over it, it allows […]

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5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

  5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully during Late Pregnancy It is the last leg of your pregnancy, you are in your third trimester and coming in fast for the final stretch (pardon the pun). Pretty soon, you will be experiencing the happiness of being a parent first hand. You are so close that you […]

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Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

| March 24, 2017 | 6 Comments

Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe Comfy food is acceptable any time of year! At our house, we eat a soup and a sandwich year round even when it’s very hot outside. It’s a great way to have your kids eat their vegetables. This delicious Tomato Basil Soup recipe and very creamy and tasty. Enjoy! For […]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts

My little boy turned 6 today. I started this blog when he was 7 months old! After much arguing with his brother as to whether he classified as a Small kid or a Medium kid, I think it was confirmed that he is now officially Medium. That brain is always going on my Medium son. […]

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$200 Victoria’s Secret Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/05

$200 Victoria’s Secret Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/05

| March 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $200 Victoria’s Secret Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until April 5th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Victoria’s Secret Gift Card Co-hosts: Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Surviving Mommy // Now […]

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4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

| March 22, 2017 | 10 Comments

   4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier Some kids will eat almost anything you put on their plate and others, not so much. These picky eaters are hard to please and usually want to eat the same thing over and over. It’s especially common in younger children. Unfortunately, that’s not very healthy. Therefore, […]

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3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter

3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter

| March 21, 2017 | 9 Comments

  3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter There is more to Easter than egg hunts and chocolate bunnies. If you are of the Christian faith, this holiday is even more sacred to you. Easter is the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion. For […]

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Join us at the BConnected Conference Twitter Party #BConnectedTO March 29

Join us at the BConnected Conference Twitter Party #BConnectedTO March 29

| March 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

 On the Leading Edge of Social Media! The BConnected Conference will be held on Saturday April 22nd and Sunday April 23rd, 2017 at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel. The conference offers amazing components: interactive sessions, keynote speakers, one-one one speed networking with sponsors, an exhibitor’s hall as well as Social Networking Events, and more surprises!     […]

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Beauty and the Beast Movie, is it Child Friendly?

Beauty and the Beast Movie, is it Child Friendly?

| March 20, 2017 | 8 Comments

This has been discussed multiple times in our household. My wife and I have both enjoyed the original Beauty and the Beast Movie since it first came out in 1991. As soon as we heard that they were doing a live-action version and that it would star Emma Watson, we agreed to see it in […]

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$200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/07

$200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/07

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until April 7th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Nordstrom Gift Card   Giveaway organized by: Oh My Gosh Beck! Rules: Use the Rafflecopter form to enter daily. Giveaway ends 4/7 and is […]

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Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

| March 17, 2017 | 12 Comments

    This Easter Egg Nest Cookies recipe will become a family favourite! Not only is it tasty, it’s also adorable to prepare and they make a great centrepiece to decorate your Easter table for snacks or desserts. You will need the following ingredients: (makes 2 1/2 dozen) Cookie Ingredients: 3 cup flour 1 tsp baking […]

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How Stress Can Show Up In Your Life   

How Stress Can Show Up In Your Life  

| March 16, 2017 | 15 Comments

Let’s face it, our mommy lives can get pretty darn hectic, which can make us quite stressed out. Some amounts of stress can be healthy, but when we are stressed out for long periods of time, our body will start showing signs that we need to slow down, take a deep breath (or two) and […]

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$200 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 03/29

$200 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 03/29

| March 15, 2017 | 2 Comments

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $200 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until March 29th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Sephora Gift Card   Co-hosts: Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Surviving Mommy // Now […]

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3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline

3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline

| March 15, 2017 | 11 Comments

  3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline One of the toughest parts of being a parent is discipline. While some parents handle discipline better than others, and some children take to it better than others, we all face challenges. If you want your children to respond well to discipline, you need to teach […]

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