Moms Go for the Gold: How My Nanny Allows me to Go Higher, Faster, and Stronger Olympic fever is heating up, Canada! Yes, we do love our winter sports, but no matter the season, my blood stirs each time I hear the CBC’s iconic Olympic anthem. For the next two weeks, I will… Read more »
Apps are supposed to make your life easier right? You can schedule a pick up with Uber with the click of a button, book an apartment while travelling with AirBnB in less than one minute, and find a date on Tinder with just the swipe of your finger Need a babysitter? There is an app… Read more »
As a nanny fun does not have to cost money. This a great game that can be played anywhere, costs nothing and can be played with little preparation. It helps to develop children’s observation skills and their ability to recall information. The children will never know you have created a teachable moment.
While snow can mean shoveling, treacherous driving and figuring out childcare for parents, for children, it can be fun, fun, fun! Here are some fun outdoor activities in the snow! Tobogganing / sledding / tubing Building a snow fort Going snowshoeing Building a snowman Maple Syrup Taffy (see instructions below) Making snow angels Skiing /… Read more »
Welcoming a new baby can be exciting, and nervous but your dog can sense and will mirror these emotions that you are feeling. It is important to maintain yourself as the pack leader and prepare your pup as best that you can, for your new arrival. – Spend your nine months during pregnancy to work… Read more »
Living in a city with kids can be a pretty great thing! Everything is at your fingertips, and you can walk almost anywhere! Here are a few items to help get your kids around town in a breeze! If your child still needs to be in a stroller, there are some great options out there… Read more »
It rains in Vancouver. That’s nothing new. But a little rain does not mean staying bored at home with the kids. We have our top 4 favourite things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day: Go bowling! Vancouver options include Grandview Lanes, Commodore Bowling, Town ‘n Country Bowl, Revs Bowling (Burnaby and Maple Ridge… Read more »
Fitting in your daily fix of physical activity when you have kids is definitely a challenge. But making it fun both you and your little ones is one way to combine fitness and family time. That’s something to look forward to! Now all you need is some kid friendly (read: clean lyrics) tunes to get everyone pumped and moving. Here’s your playlist… 1. Avicii Wake Me up 2. will.i.am I Like To Move It 3. Charli XCX Red Balloon 4. A*Teens Mamma Mia 5. Shawn Mendes Something Big 6. Jackson 5 I Want You Back 7. PSY Gangnam Style 8. Pharrell Williams Happy 9. Zendaya and Bella Thorne Contagious Love 10. Glee Cast You’re The One That I Want Shortcut: Load up these ready made Spotify playlists! Pop For Kids Kids Workout
My husband had the best game for the children when I needed a few minutes to do something or get supper actually on the table after both of us staggered in the door from work.
We can learn so much from asking questions and sharing information with each other. One mama took the time to answer some questions and ponder what having a nanny means to her. Working full time in the healthcare world and commuting between cities only permits her to spend about three hours a work day with… Read more »