When you think about symbols that immediately remind you of Canada, baking soda probably doesn’t spring to mind as much as maple syrup, beavers and a double-double coffee do. But Arm & Hammer Baking Soda has actually been a must-have in Canadian households for over a century! So to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, the team at Arm & Hammer – with the help of their loyal fans – have come up with more than 100 uses for baking soda. If you’d like to see this old dog do some new tricks, you’ve got to check them out:
Having parented through childhood caries, dental surgery for both my boys and upcoming braces for my oldest son, it’s no secret that I’m passionate about dental health. National Oral Health Care month is the perfect annual reminder that it’s important to pay special attention to our teeth and our overall oral hygiene, since good dental health can have a tremendous impact on overall health! To get your family started on the path towards a brighter, whiter smile, try these easy tips:
For the Kids
Children look to Mom and Dad as role models, so make sure you lead by example and talk to them about the importance of taking care of their teeth and gums! [Read more…]
If there’s one sports season that means a constant go, go, go for both kids and parents, it’s hockey season. Between driving a budding hockey superstar to endless practices, organizing fundraisers and maintaining equipment, there’s no denying that being a hockey parent is a busy job. But that team camaraderie is infectious and seeing your little one’s determination on the ice makes all the time and money worthwhile. Still, a little preparation can go a long way when it comes to having a great hockey season! Here are five tips to help ensure this year is the best one yet:
1) Develop a Routine
Because the hockey season is so busy, establishing a scheduled routine is key. This includes making time for homework between school and practice, ensuring the hockey bag is packed ahead of time and coordinating carpool schedules. Pro tip: create a check-list for your child to follow so they can learn to manage their own time and ensure they’re well prepared to hit the ice. [Read more…]
With spring here at last, the time has come to do some spring cleaning and this year, Church & Dwight is here to help! From laundry to dishes and bathroom to living room, the company has all kinds of products perfect for powering through your spring cleaning routine!
I have to admit that one of the company’s most well-known products is also my favourite: Arm & Hammer Baking Soda. When it comes to versatility, there’s just no better choice for safe and effective cleaning and I use it often on kitchen counters and in the bathroom. Of course, spring is also a great time to replace the baking soda in the fridge to help control odours too!
I make no secret of my dislike of cleaning. In fact, it’s one of the absolute last things that I would choose to do when given the option to do something else. But like it or not, it has to be done and in a province that gets as muddy as Saskatchewan does once winter ends, a thorough spring cleaning isn’t just a good idea, it’s essential!
Luckily for me, ARM & HAMMER has some tips to help make that spring cleaning process a little easier and when it comes to cleaning, I’ll take any shortcut I can get! Whether you love the process of getting your house spic and span for summer or you dread your time with a duster like I do, these tips will have your house looking great in no time!