Tag Archives: Ottawa mom

Are you a #zombiemom

Join the club and call yourself a #zombiemom. They may sometimes feel semi-comatose, and get their own days and nights mixed up, but #zombiemoms are alive, hungry for adult company, and meeting regularly in the netherworld of Twitter. Continue reading

Are you a #zombiemom?

“She was up every two hours.” “He’s getting his days and nights mixed up.” Sound familiar? If you’re a mom with a baby, you may have said this yourself. You may also have wondered when you’ll ever get a full … Continue reading


ErgoCocoon An easy option for swaddling a baby. Your baby will feel secure and snug with stretch organic cotton. It allows your baby to move their hands into a comfortable position that suits them without waking up. Features poppers in … Continue reading

Holiday Season – What it Means to Me.

As Christmas is fast approaching, I have been thinking about what this special holiday means to me.
What does Christmas mean to you?
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Is texting KPC (keeping parents clueless)?

A generation or two ago, there was an easy entrance into the world of teens. It featured a warning signal, and was often attached to the wall. Brrrng, brrrng. “Hello?” “Hi. Is Cathy home?” Inevitably, a lot of the phone calls in an average family household were for the younger set, aged 12 or 13 and up. The loud sound and the activity provided parents with an opening to ask a question or two. “Who was that, honey?” Pause. “What did he want?” In some instances, the parent managed to get to the telephone first. Then, anything was possible. Details could emerge. “A party? Really?” Continue reading

March Break and spring fun in the city

The countdown is on for March Break. In just days, students will be off school for a week. YIKES! What are you going to do? Just because they get a break, it doesn’t mean you do. Continue reading

Ottawa Mother of Invention

Local parent Gwenda Lindhorst-Ko has created myColdCup

It’s a new product that will make school lunches a whole lot better Continue reading

Radio Flyer EZ Fold Stroll ‘N Trike

The EZ Fold Stroll ‘N Trike™ is designed to fold in one easy step so you can store or take it anywhere. This 4 in 1 trike is a great grow-with-me trike offering the many features and  fun for kids 9 months to 5 years. Continue reading

Skip Hop

Mate – stay-put mat + plate Now your baby can have their very own table setting! Bright and fun, Mate just might make your tot excited to eat their veggies. The happy-face place mat keeps them entertained while the plate … Continue reading

Step away from that lucky charm

“It must be a boy. You’re carrying low.” “Are you expecting twins?” “I imagine you’re planning to breastfeed, right?” Pregnant women are often the centre of public attention. There’s nothing like the swell of growing human life – covered in … Continue reading

Thai Zucchini Noodle Salad with Sesame Peanut Dressing

The other day I bought an awesome new kitchen gadget: the OXO Julienne Peeler (available at The Bay for $10.99). It works like a regular peeler, but the blade is serrated to form long, skinny strips of whatever you’re peeling. Continue reading

Toddlers at the Restaurant Table

If you happen to be sitting at a table near Nash Patrick, a certain chubby-cheeked, brown-eyed fellow perched in a highchair, prepare to duck. Food can fly while in the bowl. When there’s cutlery within reach, well, you’ve been warned. The young man about town may have a future in shot put or discus. Continue reading

Udder Covers

Nursing Cover Udder Covers cover you where you need it and yet still allow you to have eye contact with your baby – all while wearing something chic and stylish The rigid neckline gives you direct contact with your baby … Continue reading