Showing your love doesn't need to cost a fortune. Here are four FREE Valentine's Day ideas you can make happen with stuff you likely have around the house! FREE Valentine's Day Ideas The best things in life are FREE! As cheesy as it may sound, it's true! In my eyes, the . . .
Scroll down for a list of Mom + Me Date Ideas For The Holidays, and why I believe dates with our kids are SO important. My son Wyatt and I have been on a few Mom + Me dates over the last little while and I have to say, this is my absolute favourite thing. Dates with our . . .
Why we chose to put our kid in occasional care even though I'm a stay-at-home mom. Plus, all the details on the amazing daycare we chose. My name is Kari, and I'm a stay-at-home mama who puts her kid in daycare. It may seem odd to some, but hear me out. It's occasional - . . .
Am I screwing up our kid? Ever ask yourself that question? A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Children's Mental Health Conference in my hometown of Edmonton, Canada. That exact question was posed to the audience, and almost everybody in the room put up their hand. I . . .
Put on your game face: it's family photo shoot time! We sit in front of photographers relatively often, so you might think we'd be old pros. Truth is, we're not. You never know what can go sideways with a three-year-old and a dog in the mix! Just recently, we teamed up . . .
Teaching Kids About Money What's the best way to teach kids about money? It's something we're starting to think about around our house, including developing a basic routine with our three-year-old son Wyatt. So, when the opportunity came up to be part of ATB Financial's . . .
Let's be honest about what mom really wants for Mother's Day. Plus, some great gift idea: funny cards, the most delicious treats, and a necklace featuring your kid's handwriting! Not all moms want to be with their kids on Mother's Day. Those are just the facts, friends. . . .
With Mother's Day just around the corner, I find myself not only reflecting on how much I adore my little boy (I'm a sappy mess this time of year), but also thinking about motherhood and the expectations I had going in. 10 Things I've Learned About Motherhood (so far) 1. . . .
Have you experienced challenges while breastfeeding? I only know a handful of moms who had a smooth-sailing experience. Whether breastfeeding didn't work for you at all, or you experienced even one incident of a blocked duct (I wouldn't wish this pain on anyone), it seems . . .
Baby Sleep Training It's the best $300 we've ever spent. I'm a huge believer in baby sleep training... now. I didn't always feel that way. Pre-baby days, I had big plans to be that so-called "cool, relaxed mom" whose kid slept anywhere and everywhere. That was until . . .