Lice Isn’t Nice
First published 2013.01.03 | Ottawa | Health & Wellness
It’s a rite of passage for every parent but that doesn’t mean the first sight of a bug crawling through your child’s hair won’t induce a state of panic. You don’t have to fight the lice...read more
First published 2012.11.08 | Calgary | Family Life
We know that sometimes the kids can drive you mad—so we say it’s time to turn the tables and get them mad…about science.
Mad Science offers a range of creative enrichment programs to get your...read more
Invest in Your Daughter’s Future
First published 2012.10.19 | Ottawa | Family Life
Investing in your kids’ future is serious business and education is at the very cornerstone of that decision.
If you’re looking for an excellent education for your daughter, the unique and...read more
15 Things Not to Say to Another Mom
What Not to Say
First published 2012.09.18 | Canada | Family Life
You look tired.
No one ever started a great day by being told they look like crap. Genuine concern over our kids’ inability to sleep, we’ll gladly take. But an honest critique of how we look...read more
The List: 22 Morning Time Savers
Organization and Time Savers
First published 2012.08.28 | Canada | The List
Sabrina Basket Chalkboard Labels
Your goal: everything in its place and a place for everything. Your challenge: your kids, who seemingly conspire against your every attempt. Your solution: baskets...read more
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
Haircut Services for Kids
First published 2012.08.23 | Vancouver | Health & Wellness
We’re pretty sure your hair could use an end of summer trim (and you’ll get to that)—but there is no doubt your kids’ lid is in more desperate need. Check the back-to-school haircut off your...read more
10 Back-to-School Snacks and Lunches
Lunch & Snack Recipes
First published 2012.08.21 | Canada | Food & Drink
Sunflower Seed Butter, Honey and Banana Pinwheels
Kids are accustomed to playing with pinwheels, so they’ll be spinning for joy when they unpack these at the lunch table. (Make It!)
Mini Turkey...read more
Readi Set Go
First published 2012.08.16 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
Moms love anything that makes packing lunches easier. That’s why we love Readi Set Go.
The Glebe store on Bank Street offers an extensive (but selective) array of lunch bags, lunch kits and food...read more
First published 2012.08.16 | Calgary | Health & Wellness
Haircuts can be scary for some kids—imagine a perfect stranger standing over you with sharp scissors pointed at your head.
They can also be a hassle for moms who are trying to check everything off...read more
Snazzy Snips for Kids
Crazy Cuts Haircuts
First published 2012.08.16 | Toronto | Health & Wellness
Sometimes scoring a weekend appointment for your tyke’s haircut seems less attainable than persuading Kate Middleton’s hairdresser to style your locks. But cutting the kids’ hair yourself...read more
The List: 22 Picks for Back to School
First published 2012.08.14 | Canada | The List
Since they have the opposable digits, we’re pretty sure bona fide monkeys would give this hip Esthex-designed backpack the thumbs up, too. Roomy enough inside for necessities,...read more
The A-B-C’s of Back-to-School Shopping
First published 2012.08.08 | Canada | Gear
Back to school means back to shopping for most moms, but all we really want to do is enjoy the last of the summer weather and a little break from our to-do list. The mall is not where we want to be....read more
9 Ways to Refuel
Back-to-School Lunch Recipes
First published 2011.09.19 | Canada | Food & Drink
Now that you have a full arsenal of new breakfast recipes (no need to thank us), we think you’re ready to kick the lunch menu up a notch. For a little more variety in your life (and theirs), we hope...read more
Readi Set Go
First published 2011.09.15 | Ottawa | Gear
The days of the brown-bagged, white-bread bologna sandwich might be history, but that doesn’t mean the next lunch you pack isn’t looking for a little update.
What to do? Pick up some new...read more
Fill Them Up
Back-to-School Breakfast Recipes
First published 2011.09.13 | Canada | Food & Drink
If your morning routine is working like a well-oiled machine, we salute you and your savviness. Seriously.
If you’re looking for some suggestions that will inspire your kids to eat a healthy meal...read more
First published 2011.09.08 | Calgary | Out & About
As moms, we worry about our children’s safety when they go out into the world on their own. No matter how your kids get to school—either by bus, bike, skateboard, walking, or a warm car, our...read more
Children’s Health Checklist
First published 2011.09.06 | Canada | Health & Wellness
Even kids know the importance of a good foundation (when it comes to building blocks and couch cushion forts, that is). When it comes to starting a new school year, the benefits of having a solid...read more
Savvy Summer Roundup
First published 2011.08.30 | Canada | Family Life
We’re guessing you might have missed a few savvy articles this summer while you were frolicking in the lake or road-tripping with the family.
But a mom’s to-do list is never done, so we thought...read more
Backpacks and Lunch Bags: Special Edition
Kids’ Backpacks and Lunch Bags
First published 2011.08.08 | Canada | Gear
Life is full of yin and yang. Back to school season is a good example…summer is almost over (sad), but school is almost back in session (not so sad).
Get on it with our 20 Great Backpack and Lunch...read more
First published 2011.06.02 | Toronto | Gear
Need to educate yourself in the fine art of the teacher gift? These locally available suggestions should earn you some extra credit, alone or as a group, with added marks for creativity.