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Spread a Little Chocolate Love By Nadine Hughes

01/29/2011

Categories Family Fun

They do say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach and it seems this old adage holds true for even the youngest of men. My little man who is 5 years old proclaimed, "Mommy you must...

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January is Get Organized Month

01/17/2011

Categories Parenting

If you've been saying to yourself, "I really should get more organized," consider this: North American women pend 55.2 minutes, per day, looking for lost or misplaced items, according to study...

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Now THAT'S Educational TV by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

01/08/2011

Categories Parenting

Sherwood Schwartz, best known as the creator of The Brady Bunch and Gilligan?s Island, passed away this month, much to my own and to many of my ?raised on 70?s TV? counterparts? dismay. With so...

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Find Time to Play on Family Literacy Day

01/01/2011

Categories Parenting

Play for Literacy on January 27 to encourage a love of learning in your family

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Welcome the New Year: Make Space for the New

12/31/2010

Categories Parenting

Do you get the itch to declutter after the holidays? You're not alone. Maybe it's the fact that our homes are overstuffed with new things, or maybe it's just a nice way to welcome in the new...

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Family Literacy Day interactive map paints Canada orange in support of literacy

12/31/2010

Categories Parenting

ABC Life Literacy Canada issues national challenge to help paint Canada orange; Register your Family Literacy Day event and watch your province light up

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Hand Model by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

12/31/2010

Categories Parenting

There's a new product on the market called 'Pump Gloves' which are designed to protect our delicate hands from having to hold onto a filthy pump handle at the gas station. If sales of hand...

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Five Things You Can Do Today To Increase Your Child's Health

12/31/2010

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

Here are some easy steps you can take today to increase and enhance your child's health and well being.

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Eat, Eat, Vite, Vite by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

11/30/2010

Categories Parenting

Ever since the movie "SuperSize Me" was released there's been an increased focus on the health risks that eating fast food brings with it, and what we as parents can do to stop our children from...

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Supporting Your Immune System: The Natural Perspective

11/30/2010

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

Well the other season is here, cold and flu season that is. In an effort to help everyone stay as healthy as can be this season I have put together a few quick tips to consider. Hope it helps keep...

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Conquer Your Kid's Clutter

11/30/2010

Categories Parenting

November and December are by far the busiest months for most families. If your kids' rooms, closets and playrooms are already bursting at the seams, the overflow of Christmas treasures will only...

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Holiday Shopping Guide

11/22/2010

Categories Parent Picks

'Tis the Season for Shopping! If you're looking for some great gift ideas for everyone on your list, check out our shopping guide showcasing some popular Canadian online stores.

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Putting a Bit More Green Under the Tree This Year. Top Tips For Shopping for Eco Friendly Gifts For kids

11/22/2010

Categories Parenting

The Holidays are all about spending time together and showing each other we care. One of the ways we do that is by putting something special under the tree. Giving can be all that much more special...

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November e-guide for Durham region families

11/15/2010

Categories Family Guides

November marks the unofficial beginning of the winter holiday season. It's the month sandwiched by 2 of the busiest family holidays: Halloween and Christmas. Enjoy a bit of quiet in between the...

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Organizing Tips for the Holiday Season

11/02/2010

Categories Organizing

They say that stress is proportional to the difference between our expectations and reality. This helps to explain why the holiday season can be so stressful. If there's one time of year that's...

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Get Kids in the Kitchen! 2010 EatRight Ontario Kids Recipe Challenge

11/01/2010

Categories Family Fun

Do you have a child who likes to cook or help with food preparation? Here's a great opportunity to help your young chef get excited about being creative in the kitchen. We know that when kids...

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All Hail The Mighty Meatloaf! By Nadine Hughes

10/31/2010

Categories Parenting

This month I give homage to traditional recipes that have sustained families for years.

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You Won't Find 'I' In Team Sports by Funny Mommy Kathy Buckworth

10/22/2010

Categories Parenting

This generation seems to have developed a love for children's organized team sports unlike any before it. Whether it's an acknowledgement to increased global competition, a focus on fitness, or...

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Celebrate Halloween with these spooky literacy tips

10/22/2010

Categories Family Guides

This Halloween, ABC Life Literacy Canada reminds families to practice literacy skills with some fun literacy tips, tricks and treats:

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Turkey Goes With What? - A Crash Course In Wine By Nadine Hughes

09/29/2010

Categories Family Fun

Many of you this month will host a special dinner for family and friends and give thanks for all that you have. And one of those things that you can give thanks for is my crash course in wine!

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