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Travelling with a Toddler 101

August 13, 2019

People told me I was crazy when I started travelling with Leo so young. Honestly, it was so easy to travel with him as an infant. The older he gets, the more energy he has and the harder it is for him to understand how his big noises and kicking feet could ruin someone else’s experience. If you are a parent of a buddy 2+-year-old you know the trials and tribulations of dealing with these stubborn little toddlers on a…

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Mom's corner Winnipeg, MB

Prairie Eye Care – Leo’s first eye check up

May 16, 2019

A few weeks back, Dr Renee Phipps and I grabbed some lunch, and l had no choice but to spill my guts. I embarrassingly told her I had not purchased a decent pair of glasses in 9 years. I spent almost the last decade sporting a pair of dog eaten, bent Versace glasses. To be honest, I had purchased two pairs of glasses via an online boutique that were a horrible fit and didn’t suit my needs, but like the…

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Desperately searching for “mommy time” – exhausted mom

May 13, 2019

How to balance being a mom with being a person? The aged old question that seems to have gone unanswered for hundred and hundreds of years still haunts many mothers to this day. One of my biggest fears when becoming a mom was that I was going end up with greasy hair, a uni-brow and cargo pants. Not that there is anything wrong with cargo pants. I am just a tight jeans kind of girl. I couldn’t bear the thought…

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Mothers day gift guide for: the Jet-setting Mom

May 7, 2019

We are 5 days out from Mothers day. If you haven’t already purchased a gift for the women, who birthed you, cleaned up after you your whole life and picked you up off the ground every time you were down, SHAME ON YOU. Just kidding, you have plenty of time to organize a gift for your loving mama. This gift guide is for the adventourous, travelling mama who loves a getaway PORTABLE CHARGER There is nothing worse than a dead…

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Weird But True! Canada

January 14, 2019

Let me take you back about 20 years, ok I hope this doesn’t age me too much, do you remember the stack of yellow bordered National Geographic books at every auntie, friend and grandparents house? We want to hear from you. Sign up to be part of our Nat Geo Kids and Family Team. https://t.co/JAMtYn1Sm3 pic.twitter.com/GsweiGuFGa — NatGeoKIDS (@NGKids) December 16, 2018 Luckily for me, I can now share this memory with my little. Nat Geo Kids started in 2004, which…

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Mom's corner Winnipeg, MB

Soaking up: Winnipeg- Fun Park Amusement Center

September 11, 2018
Fun park Amusement Center

Winnipeg’s newest family fun indoor park, Fun Park Amusement Center, is described by the operations manager as ultimate indoor park that combines all the features its competition. As I walked into the 2 month old amusement center I saw rock climbing, a trampoline park, jungle gym, an arcade, laser tag and tucked away behind the jungle gym was a large toddler area. In talking with Parth, Business operation manager, with how he envisioned each players’ experience he simple said “Just…

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Mom's corner Winnipeg, MB

Soaking up Winnipeg – Scout Coffee + tea shop

August 21, 2018
Scout coffee and tea, Winnipeg

“A family focused coffee shop, bring your little one and enjoy a cup of coffee while it’s still hot” -I am happy to say they deliver on that promise. Scout answers the much need call from all parents who want to get out and enjoy a coffee with their littles without having to comprise their child’s day. Children are free to roam the play area and full engulf themselves in books, games, a wall chalk board or hide away in…

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