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The Best Thing About Summer Camps

For many, summer camps are the ultimate highlight of the year.  The new experiences. The independence. Great friends. Summer love. Even the talent shows. It all culminates into magical memories that last a lifetime. As we start getting ready for camp season, we’ve been reflecting on a few of our favourite things about summer camps: […]

YMC’s Voices of Motherhood 2016 Writing Contest

Calling all Moms with a story to tell! Yummy Mummy Club has launched their annual Voices of Motherhood Contest for 2016 and we’re thrilled to be an official sponsor. Our very own Julie Cole will be on the panel of judges, adding her unique perspective to the process. If you want to include your voice in […]

Summer fun alert!

This post was sponsored by Springfree Trampoline. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience. I recently wrote about some amazing things going on in my family this spring and included the fun my kiddos (and all the neighbourhood children) are having bouncing on our Springfree Trampoline. Our history with trampolines has not been […]

Talking to children about Autism + CONTEST

Our son, Carter, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2010. A year after his diagnosis, he was attending preschool. Naturally curious, his classmates started asking questions about his behaviours. Autism Awareness month was near, so I used their interest as an opportunity to educate about the disorder. I wrote a poem. I explained the […]

Getting Your Play Room Organized for 2015!

It’s January and we’ve probably all pledged to be more organized in 2015.  My best advice to get you off to a great start is to tackle the kids play room.   After all, it’s the mass amount of toys we trip over that makes us feel like our whole house is messy! Check out these […]

Three tips to increase your child’s communication skills

Communicating is an important part of a child development. Though all children progress at their own pace, if you are looking for ways to help your child with his/her communication skills and listening skills at home, here are three tips which you may find helpful. 1) Get Face-to-Face with your Child This allows your child […]

Back-to-school blues or celebration? + Contest!

It’s nearly here. It’s really happening. The day many parents have been waiting for – the day the children return to school. Elementary school, or high school, it makes no difference, this time of year is fraught with mixed emotions. Children and parents everywhere are both excited and nervous. So, as a mama who has […]