The Vintage Jacket I Wish I Had

Coco-Chanel-in-white-jacket

My mom had a closet in the basement which (according to me) was filled with the most fabulous fashion treasures. In that closet, hung the clothes she rarely wore…floor length dresses, matching dress suits, her wedding dress, and The Vintage Jacket I Wish I Had. I mean…I coveted that jacket. It was a Chanel-like jacket […]

Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas

Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas

I’ve come up with some Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas (easy food ideas to please a crowd!). I’ve promised my kids a game day dinner on Sunday and I’m using this food ideas list as my inspiration… Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas It’s rare that we eat in front of the TV (I am […]

#WW w linky – book

Parent Club w linky

Just finished The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society…loved it. As always comments appreciated and links to your own #WordlessWednesday posts most welcome! For more family features follow Parent Club on Bloglovin  Twitter  Facebook  Pinterest  Instagram

Birthday Party Ideas

How To Make An Easy Photo Backdrop

Recently, I have been searching for Birthday Party Ideas for my son. I certainly wanted easy birthday party ideas (as much as I love Pinterest and Martha Stewart…I’m no Martha). Since we all love to capture those special birthday party moments in photos, I was eager to learn how to make an easy photo backdrop for […]

Fever in Children

Fahrenheit Celsius conversion table

Fever In Children is a pretty common experience. As a Mom to three school-aged kids, we have had our share of kid sick days. Though I’m not a doctor, I am very seasoned at assessing symptoms and treating non-urgent sickness… Assessing a fever in children… My kids always get “a face” when they get a fever. I can […]

Inateck Portable Bluetooth Speaker GIVEAWAY

Inateck Portable Speaker

My daughter has been asking for a portable bluetooth speaker. “Why…don’t you have headphones?!” I replied. I was about to get a lesson on bluetooth speakers. Thus, this Inateck Portable Bluetooth Speaker GIVEAWAY (open to US and Canada, excluding Quebec) will make someone’s life a little easier (read: they won’t have to be schooled by their teen) […]

#WW w linky – More Boredom Busters

More Boredom Busters

#WW w linky inspiration:  my next book jacket More Boredom Busters… This is super duper EPIC in my life right now…(comes out in February across North America and U.K.) As always comments appreciated and links to your own #WordlessWednesday posts most welcome! For more family features follow Parent Club on Bloglovin  Twitter  Facebook  Pinterest  Instagram

Make Room For Play

Make Room For Play

I am a big proponent of reducing screen time to Make Room For Play. I “get” that my kids need computer time to do homework. I “get” that it’s fun to play video games. I “get” that favourite TV shows can be down time. You can’t eliminate screens in this modern age…but you can reduce them…and make […]

#LetsTalkBaby

#LetsTalkBaby

Getting ready…for all three of my babies…was a super exciting time. Every pregnancy is different. Baby gear evolves. The support you need for newborn is unique to each baby. Even now, I’m always eager to #LetsTalkBaby to make life easier for parents of newborns… #LetsTalkBaby Do you talk baby? There can be so many questions. From […]

5 Active Games For Families

5 Active Games For Families

A few years ago, we bought an Xbox for our family. We aren’t really “gamers” – however – we wanted an indoor, physically active, family activity for the winter months. We have regular “Xbox-offs”; enjoying time together and fun exercise. Here are 5 Active Games For Families which will get your family moving… 5 Active Games For Families […]

6 Baby Gear Items You Need For Winter

6 Baby Gear Items You Need For Winter

Given the fact of being a family blogger – and that I have survived winter upon winter with three kids – I’m often asked for advice on essential winter baby gear. Thus, I’m sharing my top 6 Baby Gear Items You Need For Winter…I have used various forms of all of these must-haves…and let me […]