How do they do it?

Sometimes, I look at other parents and wonder how they do it. How do they stay sane, how do they play, how do they work? I currently work from home w...

Image of the Day: 3 months old today!

Because I believe that there's nothing more beautiful, more innocent and more disarming than a child's smile whether they are gummy, missing tooth, ...

Overweight kids treated with ADHD drug

I've always felt a bit sad when I see an overweight child. Why? Health issues aside, I know how mean kids can be and I can't imagine having to go thro...

Fun spring activity: Planting flowers

My daughter recently came home from school with a cup containing a pretty flower. She was so excited to have her very own plant that she couldn't even...

Disney's champagne for kids?

When I was a little girl, my Mom said that we weren't allowed to have candy cigarettes. According to her, and I agree, they glamorized smoking to youn...

Books to introduce your older child to a new baby

There are two types of literary propaganda I am quite fond of this year: What I like to call the "You're too big for diapers, so just potty train ...

The Terrible Whys

For the most part, I am blessed with a happy, fairly well-behaved two-year-old. He has not yet started some of the behaviour that I hear about from ot...

Audra Rox really does rock

One thing I really like about having the television channel Noggin is that we get to see Jack's Big Music Show. Why? Because, even though I'm totally ...

Benefits to waiting before cutting the cord

A new study shows that babies may benefit if the cutting of the umbilical cord is delayed for a few minutes. Traditionally, the cord was clamped and c...

Portrait of a Working Mom: Mom's Sick Day

I've been home sick this week. Cute, but snotty two-year-olds look innocent enough, but they are walking petrie dishes of germs. Here's how this worki...

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