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Parenting: The Ultimate Work Out by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

11/09/2011

Categories Parenting

The holiday season is mere weeks away and our ambitions to fit into that cute sleeveless Little Black Dress gain strength. But who has time or energy to work out? Good news Moms: Turns out you...

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Talking Turkey by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

09/29/2011

Categories Parenting

Thanksgiving in Canada comes a whole month earlier than it does south of the border, and for that I am especially thankful. Mostly because it lands before Halloween, and then allows me to have a...

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Brain Boosting Action Plan for Back to School

09/12/2011

Categories Parenting

If you have a child who has just headed back to school, here are some tips to ensure their brains are ready for action.

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Team Up Against Clutter with Your Kids

09/12/2011

Categories Parenting Organizing

Maintaining a clutter-free home works best if you involve your entire family. But how do you stay motivated to keep your family involved when it can be such a struggle to get others to change their...

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The Real Babysitting 101 Course by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

08/31/2011

Categories Parenting

Like many 12 year olds, my daughter recently completed her 'Babysitting Course', which in theory will enable her to venture forth into the world of watching other people's children with insight,...

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Don't Leave This School Year to Chance!

08/29/2011

Categories Parenting

A new school year is almost here--how will your child prepare?

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10 Great Eco-Friendly Back to School Tips by EnviroDad Eric Novak

08/29/2011

Categories Parenting

I can remember back when I was a kid at how the entire 'back to school' process involved both dread and anticipation. The dread obviously had to do with the fact that my summer vacation was coming...

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Organizing Financial Records

08/02/2011

Categories Parenting

Most of us save more paperwork than necessary, and we do it because we think we have to or because 'we've always saved everything'. The following guide can be used to help you determine what...

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Yippee! School's Out!

06/27/2011

Categories Parenting

The kids are beyond happy; summer is almost here! As you look around you see backpacks on the floor with the contents of their locker or desk strewn everywhere. Your office/desk/refrigerator is...

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The Meaning of Being a Dad by Enviro Dad, Eric Novak

06/15/2011

Categories Parenting

With Father's Day just around the corner, I wanted to share with you a few thoughts on what I believe to be the true meaning of being a Dad.

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Start Getting Ready For Kindergarten Now

06/02/2011

Categories Parenting

If you are a parent in the same situation as me, you too are in complete disbelief that your little, drooling, helpless burping baby is all grown up and will be attending "Big Kids" school this...

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I Have My Eye On You by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

06/01/2011

Categories Parenting

The Japanese have introduced a technological "advance" with the invention of the Lunchbox Communicator, a modified "Bento Box" which includes a video camera and screen, embedded in the box's lid.

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The Facts About Summer Learning

06/01/2011

Categories Parenting

The brain doesn't have an off switch. Kids are always learning--even while sleeping, which is when the brain processes and stores the information that was learned throughout the day. That's why,...

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Budgeting for Baby

05/19/2011

Categories Parenting

Having a baby doesn't have to be expensive -- but it can be, depending on the choices you make and how closely you listen to baby product marketers.

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN DURHAM

05/15/2011

Categories Parenting

With the expansion of the Family Resource and Disability Awareness Programs at Grandview Children's Centre, families of children with special needs will be afforded a listening ear as well as a voice.

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Mother May I? by Funny Mommy, Kathy Buckworth

05/01/2011

Categories Parenting

Who remembers the game Mother May I? By simply asking this polite little question, the 'Mother' of the game would allow her 'children' to take baby steps, giant steps, even sideways steps in an...

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Safe Ingredients for Your Baby's Skin

05/01/2011

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

In consultations with parents, I discuss many different things; one of those things is what products are being used on their baby's skin. I not only want my little clients to eat well, I want them...

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Spring has Sprung

04/26/2011

Categories Parenting

Spring has sprung, and we couldn't be happier! Here are some fun, quick and clutter-free things to do to welcome spring into your home. Even choosing one or two of these projects will make a big...

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Footprints: Respite Program for families with autistic children

04/20/2011

Categories Parenting

April is Autism Awareness Month so we would like to share with you a local Durham Region organization that offers a wonderful service to local families who have children with autism.

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Signing after Speech By Sara Bingham

04/15/2011

Categories Parenting

First foods, first steps and first words are important milestones in any baby's life. For parents who are signing with their babies, the first sign is also a monumental moment. I remember Joshua...

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