Embrace Your #RealBeauty With Dove Canada + Giveaway

Doves Limited Edition bottle set, Real Beauty, #realbeauty,

You're thin; I'm too fat! You have curves; I want some. The girl over there has the perfect chest; my breast are too big. I wish I looked as beautiful as you. We always think the grass (so to speak) is greener on the other side. Every woman’s version of beauty is different. Dove wants … [Read more...]

The Coolest Wearable Gadget for Kids

VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX

Last August we were introduced to the VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch. The idea was for all the kids to give it a try starting with our oldest. I ordered it in a neutral lime green colour so everyone could wear it. It didn't end up going that way, she never let it go. In all honestly, the boys were easy … [Read more...]

Mattel 2015 Trending Toys #ListToppers #PlayAdvocate

Mattel 2015 Gift Guide, List Toppers, Trending Toys of 2015

Just this past weekend I sat on the couch with my four children and we talked about Christmas and what we need or want this year. I am happy to say our kids are very easy to please when it comes to toys. Of course they love trending toys, but they also find enjoyment in some classics we all know and … [Read more...]

Hockey Isn’t Ruled By Gender #WeAllPlay

The Canadian Tire Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival invites your team to take part in this spectacular event! This special weekend is the dream come-to-life of six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser. Hayley is pleased to host her sixth festival in this exciting city and venue, in partnership with Girls Hockey Calgary and Rocky Mountain Female Hockey League.

As a little girl we lived in Toronto and I remember my Dad taking my sister and I out to the local outdoor rinks for a skate. He did this each year and for some reason I was always so choppy on the ice. The pick was in the way, my figure skating skates were always so stiff and hard. I never enjoyed … [Read more...]

Give Your Kids The Knowledge To Know What Dietainment Is #StopDietainment

educating Canadians about Dietainment

To follow-up on my article Let’s Stop These Unhealthy Body Image Messages From Brainwashing Our Daughters I thought I should have an open talk to our children about Dietainment. I have to say I was very proud in their reaction to the videos Multi-Grain Cheerio created on Dietainment. Miss C … [Read more...]

Let’s Stop These Unhealthy Body Image Messages From Brainwashing Our Daughters #StopDietainment

Dietainment content hurting our children

Children are sponges, this is a talent they are pretty much born with. They absorb everything they see and tuck it away till they see an opportunity to bring it out. I remember when a friend of mine was working in daycare, she said you can see through the child exactly how the parents act. That was … [Read more...]

Personalized Kids Beach Towels with a Twist! + Giveaway

Snappy Towels, Personalized Towels, Personalized Beach Towel for Kids, Kids Beach Towel, Super hero Beach Towel,

As a mom of many, I like things to be the same to avoid disagreements but at the same time 'the same' can also cause confusion. Over the years I have relied on personalization to help me with the confusion. Snappy Towels I remember my daughter getting a personalized beach towel as a child for … [Read more...]

Oh Canada: Dress like your Doll!

Maplelea Doll, Canadian Doll Clothes, Canadian T-shirts for girls.

Canadian Pride July 1st 2015 will be Canada's 148th birthday! Leading up to Canada's birthday I always like to order a few new Canadian t-shirts in red and white for the Canadian Day activities we will attend. Our children wear them proud all year long, so they never stay as our finest clothes in … [Read more...]

Achieving A Mother Daughter Bond With Each Curl Secret

Curl Secret® from InfinitiPRO by Conair® Review. Stress free curling for little girl

Today, I love every chance I can get to play with my daughter's hair. Before she cut off 15 inches and donated them to cancer I was always begging to give her a fancy braid or up do for the simplest of occasions. I quickly learnt that although it was to feed my love of playing with hair, it was my … [Read more...]

Win Your Tickets to Maplelea Meet Up at Black Creek Pioneer Village #MapeleaMeetUp

#MapleleaMeetUp at Black Creek Pioneer Village

Travel back in time at the Maplelea Meet Up at Black Creek Pioneer Village (Toronto, ON) on Sunday, July 5th, 2015. Bring your favorite Maplelea doll, or doll of any kind and join costumed characters for an elegant morning tea complete with scones, delicate sandwiches and treats! Head into … [Read more...]