Faith and religious practices are always a delicate topic. In this article, Lorena Abano talks about how she and her husband try to share their beliefs with their two children.
What if for one day a year, you just said yes to everything? Mom of twins, Natasha Drisdelle, does just that for every one of her twins' birthdays. With a few ground rules and a lot of deep breathing, the twins celebrate each year with an incredibly memorable "Yes Day".
We are a family no one on a plane wants to sit beside - parents of 3 kids aged 5 and under who are cute but come with noise potential. The airline staff smile sweetly as we board, the passengers however look at us terrified, imploring that we continue down the aisle and sit NOWHERE near them.
We're giving one lucky parent the chance to send their child to any summer camp of their choosing, and ChatterBlock will pick up the tab (up to $500)! See article for full details.
In this article, Lorena Abano, a stay at home mom (SAHM), shares ways on how fellow SAHMs can take some time off from the daily grind.
Your baby has just transitioned to toddlerhood and is eager to explore the world around her. Here are 5 ways you can enjoy some quality time together while helping her develop her cognitive and motor skills - all from the comfort of your home!
Currency is supposed to make our lives easier, not harder. Try any of these 10 fun games with your children and you'll both have a blast, plus learn a lot!
How will you help protect your teen online? Cyberbullying can be a difficult topic to discuss, but open communication is extremely important and it often DOES fall to the parent to be informed of the consequences of online behavior.
Are your boys wired to the moon? I am no expert on behaviour or full moons but in my experience I can see a correlation between the two that to the naked eye would seem totally unrelated.... I like to call it, the lunar lunacy.
We moved to Canada in 2011 with two very small kids. We arrived with suitcases and each other. No extended family and no friends. Our belongings didn’t come until a few months later. In that space of time I didn’t miss a lot of the “stuff” we had accumulated over the years.
Relationships take work. And life is busy! But that doesn't always have to mean that you and your sweetheart come last on the list. Here's a few (tried, tested and true) different ways to let each other know throughout the days and the months that seem to fly by, "I still love you."
It didn’t hit me until after my second son was born. My first had been an emergency c-section. Three weeks early, I had been diagnosed with placenta previa and began hemorrhaging at home. Rushed to hospital in an ambulance, having lost so much blood a transfusion was becoming likely.
In this article, Lorena Abano gives some tips on Christmas practices that can be passed on to young children to infuse the holiday spirit in them at an early age.
Festive cheer, abundant generosity, and peace on earth — isn’t that what the holidays are all about? So then why do many of us spend the holidays feeling more frustrated than festive and more frazzled than peaceful? I can’t be the only one who rounds out the holidays only to find the house a mess.
Shopping with kids is torture. You should try to avoid it at all costs. It is okay to take a small sleeping baby. Anything older or louder is just asking for trouble. Be warned should you cross the threshold of a retail store with your kid in tow, you are putting your hand out to be slapped.
The final article of a 3 part series focuses on taking our uniqueness to the next level. Teaching our children how to make a difference in their communities is fun and leads to a life-long journey in the service of others, and growth in one's character.
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