How You Can Balance Work And Family Life

Being a full-time working mom and blogger means that I have my juggling skills NAILED. There is always someone needing my time, something that needs filling in and a job that requires finishing. It can feel like it is never-ending at times, but the key is staying organized, and keeping focused. We can all achieve […]

How To Buy A Travel System Without Going Crazy (Guest Post)

A travel system, or car seat and stroller combo, is a must-have for many new parents. In a world of uncertainty, it’s nice to have two of your most important purchases knocked out in one blow. Here’s how to master the art of buying the right travel system for your family. Keep It Simple One […]

Good at Helping Others? Make a Career of It in Social Work!

In that busy life of yours — what with you being a mother to both your children and your significant other— you probably don’t even have the time to think about getting back into the world of work, let alone getting back into it. But, if you do ever find yourself wanting or even needing […]

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Budget-Friendly Meal Plan No. 5

Wow, the support that I have received from these weekly meal planning posts has just been so incredible. Just a quick reminder that I post my weekly menu to encourage menu planning and to give meal ideas, not as a nutritional standard. You should feed your family based on your priorities and values. I am […]

Tips for a Hassle-Free Birthday Party for Kids (Guest Post)

A few months ago I caught my sister panicking about organizing her little daughter’s birthday. My first reaction was: “What’s the big deal? I have thrown a few birthday parties for adults, and I never had problems. Small kid – small hassle”; she looked at me with a mean smile on her face and said: […]

8 School Fundraising Ideas

Schools are great opportunities for fundraising projects. These could be done as part of a school fete or organized independently. If you’ve been thinking of hosting a school fundraising event, here are a few ideas that are certain to get people involved. Have a bake sale Got a talent for baking? Both children and adults […]

Meal Plan Week No. 4 (Full Grocery List Included)

Alright, so we just finished the meal plan and grocery shopping for this week. We are trying to keep the recipes frugal and straightforward to get the best bang for our dollar. As this week is the Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend, we planned for six meals only and the menu was planned with the intention of […]

Protecting Your Children Online

In the technology-driven digital age that we are living in, more and more people are finding easy access to the Internet. And children are even finding easy access to it, whether their parents know they are doing so or not. And because children are now discovering the Internet both so easy to access and so […]

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