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Throwback Thuraday: Should You Give Your Baby the Flu Shot?

Whether to vaccinate your children has become a controversial topic these days.  In my area, children cannot start school unless they are vaccinated and for the record, as a Health and Safety professional, I am pro vaccination.  Yet, when it comes to the flu shot, I have been undecided for years. Last week we were … Continue reading

But Why Can’t They Start School?

I am dealing with the arbitrary school cut off date and it makes me sad. Everyone said that with twins I could expect them to come early. So many people, in fact, I believed them. So when I ended up being induced it was now January and we had skipped the school cut off for … Continue reading

Why the F@$k won’t you eat?!?

It’s 6:00pm. I just walked in the door for work. my parents are throwing information at me as they run out the door. The kids are hungry. One twin wants snack, the other a juice box and my son wants to watch cartoons. “No snacks guys” I sigh. “Mamma’s gonna make you a dinner”. I … Continue reading

Parents Guide to Communication with an Adolescent

Ah, the teenage years. I have blocked mine out and luckily my kids aren’t there yet but I definitely want to be prepared. I hope you enjoy today’s guest post by one of our favorite guests Lee Flynn. Parents Guide to Effective Communication with an Adolescent When parents argue with their adolescent kids, it does … Continue reading

Spring Cleaning the Craft Room

It’s not quite spring yet but there is never really a bad time to clean and organize. Today’s guest post by Jennifer Livingston has some great tips I hope you enjoy. Are you into cleaning your craft room? Each spring, I find this a rather satisfying way to end the winter and usher in the … Continue reading

How Do You Know When Your Child Is Ready To Potty Train

The twins are now three and we seem to have been potty training forever and partly I think it’s because we waited too long. So here are some tips about when is the right time to lead you on the path to potty training success. Starting to potty train can be quite an overwhelming thought. … Continue reading

Is it time for a minivan?

We are currently saving to buy a car, and deciding what car to buy is proving increasingly difficult. I know, I know you think I don’t want a minivan because they are not cool. No one wants to admit they are no longer a sexy young thing but a slightly used soccer mom. But that’s … Continue reading

Lost your mittens? Now you shall have no pie!

Back in the fall I thought I was smart. I thought I planned ahead. But of course, I was wrong. I purchased Sawyer four pairs of mitts. Two knitted for fall and two waterproof for winter. Well, he lost his last pair in Montreal this past weekend and despite the plethora of mittens the rest … Continue reading

Four year olds and hockey games= a recipe for disaster?

Whether you are a hockey, baseball or football fan, I think most parents look forward to the day when they will be able to share that experience of cheering on the team while eating $15 nachos while sporting their team’s jersey or hat or both. But, at what age are they ready and when are … Continue reading

Game of …Training Pants?

Some of us are born great and others have greatness thrust upon them. At least that’s what I told myself when out of the blue my 24 month old twin girls decided they wanted to start potty training! My potty trained my son around 2.5 years old using the Three Day Method and it worked really … Continue reading

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