Moms, Step Up and Take Your Seat at The Table… The Play Table

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Are you a working mom who is kicking ass and taking names at work? And you are giving your all to make time for your family but you struggle with work life balance? We all know this is not a perfect balance, but we are all doing our best. I have just completed reading Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes. One of the ideas […]

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{Working Mom Hack} 7 Tips to Get More Time for Yourself and Your Family

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Being a working parent, I am always looking for ways to maximize time with the family and for myself. In between the morning rush, getting to work, and then running out the door at 17h00. The week is just madness. Here are seven tips that help might just help you! 1. Grocery Shopping Try to […]

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5 Ways To Effectively Reinforce Good Manners in Kids

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One of THEE most important jobs we have as parents is to teach our kids manners. Pre-schoolers (those between the ages of 3 – 4) are at an age where they should be responding to some of the social graces that they have been taught and shown. I mean, you don’t want your kid to be the ‘rude kid’ […]

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{Working Mom Hack} Asking For What You Want At Work (the right way)

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Knowing how to go about getting what you want at work does not need to be a mystery.  As your company invests more in you, you return the favour by being the awesome employee that you are. It really is a win-win. It all starts with asking. Here are 5 working mom hacks you can apply right […]

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5 signs that you are a millennial mom

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A millennial mom is smart, technology savvy and  does not succumb to societal norms. Born during the 1980s to late 1990s, this is a generation of moms who have grown along with the rise of technology. They also have the unique challenge or raising kids completely immersed in the digital age. Here are the 5 signs that you are a […]

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Maternity Leave – 5 Practical Steps to Make Returning to Work Easier

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Returning back to work after being on maternity leave is a daunting experience. I fully enjoyed both my maternity leaves and being a stay at home mom for that time. I must admit I was happy to join the world of work again. It turned out to be a whole new set of challenges. Here are 5 practical tips to make integrating […]

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To my husband on father’s day

I am always talking about how wonderful and cute my kids are, and so today, for father’s day I want to  dedicate this post to my husband who is kinda awesome too. here goes… When we met I knew you would be an incredible father, although I did not know how much I would love you for it. Even then, you […]

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Tips for managing kids’ screen time

Kids Screen Time

Let’s be honest, it is easy to give your child a phone or tablet when you need them to keep themselves occupied.  In this digital age kids are surrounded by screens constantly. The AAP   and Common Sense Media stresses that it is important to monitor children’s screen time. Although it is important for kids to know how to operate as […]

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When I came home with baby number 2

Baby Home

Becoming a mother is exhilarating, wonderful and terrifying at the same time. I know because I have two beautiful daughters. When I had my second baby Ava, it was as magical meeting her for the first time as it was with my eldest Caitlyn.  Although…going home with a new baby the second time around was completely different. The […]

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5 Things that I had to get over when becoming a mom

  Staying somewhat sane with two kids and a demanding job, requires using my energy wisely, patience and lots of it. My time at home is always focused on: feeding, bathing, cleaning up and making snacks. That’s it. Those are the 4 things that I am doing at any given time at home.  Being a mom is […]

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