Family

dog eating out of bowl

Dietary Diversity: Crafting a Menu for Your Dog’s Breed

Have you ever experienced the dilemma of standing in the pet food aisle, feeling uncertain about which product to choose for your beloved furry family member? Recognizing the specific nutritional requirements of various dog breeds can be an important first step in providing them with the best possible food. Making informed food choices can significantly

Dietary Diversity: Crafting a Menu for Your Dog’s Breed Read More »

kitchen with large windows

Family-Friendly Construction: Planning a House Design With Safety and Comfort in Mind

There’s nothing quite as exciting as making plans to build your family’s dream home. You’re able to get involved in every aspect of your home to create a house design with rooms that match your taste and satisfy your family’s needs. But, prioritizing safety and comfort is essential when working with a contractor to create

Family-Friendly Construction: Planning a House Design With Safety and Comfort in Mind Read More »

road leading to los angeles

Surviving and Thriving in the City of Angels: Tips For Moving To Los Angeles

Moving to a new city is both exciting and overwhelming, especially when it comes to a city as large and diverse as Los Angeles. Known as the “City of Angels,” LA is a sprawling metropolis with a population of over 4 million people, and it offers endless opportunities for entertainment, culture, and career growth. If

Surviving and Thriving in the City of Angels: Tips For Moving To Los Angeles Read More »

christmas ornaments

How to Safely Celebrate the Holidays with Family

For almost a full year now, families have had to change the way they celebrate special occasions. Some pared down their dinner guest on Thanksgiving. Others decided to skip trick-or-treating on Halloween. And now, health officials are warning everyone against travelling for the winter holidays and hosting family gatherings. Experts have noticed that case patterns

How to Safely Celebrate the Holidays with Family Read More »

girls-sitting-together

Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child With Empowering Books and Movies

On October 11, the world celebrated the “International Day of the Girl Child.” The day was created by the United Nations near the end of 2011 as a way to raise awareness for girls’ rights and honour the unique challenges young girls face. I may be a mother to three energetic boys, but I still

Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child With Empowering Books and Movies Read More »

christmas party table

Add Extra Fun To the Christmas Season With These 4 Holiday Party Ideas

Everyone loves the holidays, and there’s no reason to limit the fun to just celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas! Planning a day of some additional holiday activities is a great way to unwind from the stress of preparing for the big day and bond with family and friends! Looking for some inspiration to help you plan

Add Extra Fun To the Christmas Season With These 4 Holiday Party Ideas Read More »

office organization diy with hp

Working From Home? How to Set Up Your Office for Maximum Productivity

For many people, especially moms paying hefty daycare fees, working from home is the dream. There’s no need for child care, you can be there at school pick up, you can even do housework in between jobs. Any work-from-home mothers will tell you it’s wonderful not having to place your little ones in the care

Working From Home? How to Set Up Your Office for Maximum Productivity Read More »

Lawyer Jeremy Diamond Talks Balance, Work and Family with His Wife, Sandra Zisckind

It was a mere 6 years ago when Jeremy Diamond and his wife, Sandra Zisckind, started an ambitious mission to change the world of personal injury law. Since then, Diamond and Diamond has transformed into Canada’s fastest growing personal injury firm, including partnerships with The Toronto Maple Leafs, Raptors, and Calgary Flames. Just last year,

Lawyer Jeremy Diamond Talks Balance, Work and Family with His Wife, Sandra Zisckind Read More »

grandad in england

How My Grandad Taught Me That the Senior Years Can Be the Most Meaningful Time in Life

When my parents first bought a house in the small town of Lumsden, Saskatchewan, it was more a retirement community than anything else. The nearby capital city of Regina was growing fast and considered the place to be for young families, while Lumsden’s population was mostly aging couples that had lived in or around the

How My Grandad Taught Me That the Senior Years Can Be the Most Meaningful Time in Life Read More »

It’s Time to Give Yourself a Parenting Break! Embracing the Real Side of Parenthood

Parenting is tough, but it gets even tougher when we spend too much time comparing ourselves to our own ideal image of what a perfect parent should be. And as much as I love social media, I also know that a constant barrage of perfect images can be discouraging to those of us doing our

It’s Time to Give Yourself a Parenting Break! Embracing the Real Side of Parenthood Read More »

christmas candle

5 Simple Holiday Prep Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

There’s no question that the holiday season can be expensive, but often it’s not necessarily gifts that create the expense! Between festive food, fancy new decor pieces and even that special holiday outfit for the big Christmas party, there are all kinds of purchases that can blow up a budget during the holidays! Luckily, a

5 Simple Holiday Prep Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank Read More »

sentrysafe alarm safe

Make Sure These 4 Items are in Your SentrySafe Home Safe, and Tweet to Win a Master Lock Prize Pack in the #MasterLockProtectsSweeps Sweepstakes

Being prepared in case of a natural disaster isn’t something that’s always on a family’s mind…but it should be! From forest fires to floods and earthquakes to severe storms, there’s no way of knowing what kind of unexpected event might cause damage to irreplaceable items. That’s why having a home safe is a must, and

Make Sure These 4 Items are in Your SentrySafe Home Safe, and Tweet to Win a Master Lock Prize Pack in the #MasterLockProtectsSweeps Sweepstakes Read More »

Keep Your Family’s Summer Productive with 4 Easy Tips from Church & Dwight

Summer is my favourite season of the year, and part of that is because my boys are done school! I love spending time with them but if I’m not careful, we can sometimes fall into a pattern of just wasting our days away without really accomplishing anything. That’s why this year I’m taking steps to

Keep Your Family’s Summer Productive with 4 Easy Tips from Church & Dwight Read More »

Kids Can Watch, Learn and Play this Spring Break with These 3 New Must-See Netflix Series

Unlike kids in Ontario, my boys don’t have their spring break until the Easter holidays arrive next week. But even though I still have time before Zackary and Benjamin are home for ten days of fun, that doesn’t mean I’m not already planning ways to keep them entertained! Luckily, Netflix Canada helped to prepare me

Kids Can Watch, Learn and Play this Spring Break with These 3 New Must-See Netflix Series Read More »

Treat Yourself to a March Break Staycation with Great Products from Church & Dwight

With March Break on the horizon, parents across Canada are starting to make plans on how to spend those extra days off. While a vacation is always tempting, staying at home can be just as much fun…and a lot less expensive! Looking for staycation ideas for your family? Here are seven tips on how to

Treat Yourself to a March Break Staycation with Great Products from Church & Dwight Read More »

Take Part in the #CallForChange with TELUS and Francesco Yates and You Could Be in a Special MTV We Day Video

About three years ago, the hugely popular We Day came to Saskatchewan for the very first time and I was lucky enough to be seated in the TELUS sponsor booth enjoying every minute of the event. From taking pictures with Shawn Desmond to interviewing Hedley, it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that gave me a first-hand

Take Part in the #CallForChange with TELUS and Francesco Yates and You Could Be in a Special MTV We Day Video Read More »

Join the Nature Valley #RediscoverNature Day on September 20 and You Could Win a Trip to Banff National Park-Giveaway

Growing up in the lush Qu’Appelle Valley on the Saskatchewan prairies has meant that nature has always been very important to me. The unique flora and fauna of the area is fascinating to me, whether I’m throwing seeds from ash trees into the air and watching them spin like helicopters to the ground or picking

Join the Nature Valley #RediscoverNature Day on September 20 and You Could Win a Trip to Banff National Park-Giveaway Read More »

Get Your Child Ready for #StudentLife with Great New Products from Canadian Tire

One of my favourite memories from my young adult years was relaxing in a dorm room with my best friend Sarah as we chatted, watched movies and cooked up yummy treats. It was a completely new experience to me, since I’d always lived in a house with a yard before. But great décor and some

Get Your Child Ready for #StudentLife with Great New Products from Canadian Tire Read More »

Keep Your Child’s Gear Secure this School Year with the Master Lock 5900D SafeSpace Portable Safe #LSSS

It’s less than a month until the new school year starts and if you’re stocking up on school supplies, you’ll want to consider adding the Master Lock 5900D SafeSpace portable safe to your shopping list! It’s a great way to help students keep their valuables secure whether the items are in a desk or a

Keep Your Child’s Gear Secure this School Year with the Master Lock 5900D SafeSpace Portable Safe #LSSS Read More »

Even Santa’s Christmas Runs Smoother with Help from Canadian Tire #CTSavesSanta

There’s no way around it, especially for a parent…holiday shopping can be stressful! Whether it’s finding the exclusive toy your child has been dreaming about for weeks or shopping for that one person on your list that has everything, Christmas can sometimes take its toll amidst all the fun! But for more than ninety years

Even Santa’s Christmas Runs Smoother with Help from Canadian Tire #CTSavesSanta Read More »

Complete Your Holiday Safety Wish List with These 6 Simple Safety Tips #LSSS

Once the holidays roll around, it’s easy to get caught up in the fun of creating a wish list of gifts that you dream of receiving. But for a truly enjoyable holiday season, making sure your Holiday Safety Wish List is checked off is a much more important task! Keep your home, possessions and loved

Complete Your Holiday Safety Wish List with These 6 Simple Safety Tips #LSSS Read More »

Protect Yourself with Simple Crime Prevention Tips for Home, Travel and Online #LSSS

There are few feelings more horrible than being the victim of a crime, even when it’s a fairly minor one. Living in a small town means that for the most part, I’ve been protected from that feeling but even in a more rural area there is still a need for crime prevention. In fact, my

Protect Yourself with Simple Crime Prevention Tips for Home, Travel and Online #LSSS Read More »

Get a Boston Pizza Kids Card for $5 and Support Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects

If there’s something that makes a regular day extra special for parents and kids alike, it’s going out for a nice dinner. And when I want to treat my boys to a night out, Boston Pizza is our favourite destination. I love the variety of pizza, pasta and burgers available and the boys love choosing

Get a Boston Pizza Kids Card for $5 and Support Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects Read More »

The Stork At-Home Conception Aid Launches Soon at Rexall Stores in Canada #TheStorkIsComing

There are all kinds of different issues that can occur when a person decides to have a baby and right now, the options for couples that are having trouble conceiving are fairly limited. Various herbal supplements and dietary changes are sometimes thought to help, but there isn’t much solid evidence as to their effectiveness. And

The Stork At-Home Conception Aid Launches Soon at Rexall Stores in Canada #TheStorkIsComing Read More »

Celebrate #LoveYourPet Day by Ensuring Your Pet’s Health with Pets Plus Us

Pets are more than just a furry friend, they are an important member of the family. Our beloved Siamese-cross Racer has been a great addition to our household and we can’t wait to celebrate her presence in our family on February 20th with Love Your Pet Day and Pets Plus Us. Pets Plus Us is

Celebrate #LoveYourPet Day by Ensuring Your Pet’s Health with Pets Plus Us Read More »