Corinne McDermott

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Corinne McDermott is a mom of two and a lifelong Torontonian. She is a writer, editor, producer, and storyteller who founded the family travel website Have Baby Will Travel
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Is it neurodiversity or bad parenting? SavvyMom

Is It Neurodiversity or Bad Parenting?

By Corinne McDermott / February 21, 2024

There is fear in not knowing if your child’s behaviour is due to parenting or the possibility of neurodiversity. So how can you tell if it’s “bad parenting” or neurodiversity?

What Moms Really Want for Valentine's Day (and Every Day) - SavvyMom

What Moms REALLY Want for Valentine’s Day (and Every Day)

By Corinne McDermott / February 7, 2024

What do moms want for Valentine’s Day? Why, equal division of parenting and household responsibilities, of course.

Savvy Guide to Valentine's Day - SavvyMom

The Savvy Guide to Valentine’s Day

By Corinne McDermott / February 5, 2024

Looking for sweet and simple gifts or heart cookies that are somewhat healthy-ish, our Savvy Guide is full of Valentine’s Day ideas to keep the love alive.

Quotes for Monday Blues - SavvyMom

5 Inspiring Quotes for Monday Blues

By Corinne McDermott / January 14, 2024

Feeling blue on a Monday morning is definitely a thing. I’ve been searching the interwebs for some inspiring quotes for Monday blues.

The Easiest Recipe for Hot Chocolate Ever - SavvyMom

The Easiest Recipe for Hot Chocolate EVER

By Corinne McDermott / January 1, 2024

With only 2 (3, if you count the milk) ingredients, this is the easiest recipe for hot chocolate ever. There’s absolutely no need to use a mix again.

Where to See the Best Holiday and Christmas Lights in Vancouver - SavvyMom

Where to See the Best Holiday and Christmas Lights in Vancouver

By Corinne McDermott / December 22, 2023

This roundup of the best holiday displays and Christmas lights in Vancouver will give you some ideas to make an evening of low-key festive fun.

Trick or Treating Guide to Halloween - SavvyMom

The Savvy Guide to Halloween

By Corinne McDermott / October 18, 2023

From pumpkin carving to DIY costumes to managing the excess candy (is there even such a thing?) our Savvy Guide to Halloween is full of tricks and treats to keep the spooky season fun and safe.

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Where to Go for Swimming Lessons in Vancouver

By Corinne McDermott / September 22, 2023

Learning to swim is a valuable life skill and a fun activity to participate in year ’round. There are a variety of options for swimming lessons in Vancouver at all swim levels and experiences.

Parenting Challenges Are Like Snakes & Ladders - SavvyMom

Parenting Challenges? It’s Snakes & Ladders

By Corinne McDermott / September 12, 2023

We all have our parenting challenges because parenting is hard. Parenting neurodiverse kids or children with mental health issues is harder.

Savvy Back to School Guide - SavvyMom

The Savviest Back to School Guide Ever!

By Corinne McDermott / August 17, 2023

Backpacks and lunches and tears, oh my! Our Back to School Guide is your savvy secret weapon to mastering this most(ly) wonderful time of the year.