Entries by Minnow Hamilton from 12/2012

SavvyMom Roundup: The Pope and the Royal Fetus Joined Twitter

| Posted 12.06.2012 | Canada Living

What a week it's been. As if the holidays aren't enough, we have a royal pregnancy, papal updates and Korean music light shows. Wait, which one of those is not like the other?

Some Savvy Holiday Crafts and Recipes

| Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada Living

Get creative -- or just get inspired -- with these simple DIY activities and recipes that don't just look good on Pinterest. We've got holiday crafts and recipes you'll love to make for the holidays.

SavvyMom Roundup: Videos That Caught My Eye

| Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada Living

Videos caught my attention last week. I always watch them, but this week I came across a collection I wanted to share with you. They are entertaining, inspiring and clever. Wouldn't it be nice if someone described you like that?

SavvyMom Roundup: Remembering Sandy Hook

| Posted 12.19.2012 | Canada

I planned to write about Christmas today. Specifically, what I want for Christmas. But it doesn't seem right when that's not at all what caught my attention this week. What's in my head and my heart, on my Facebook feed and Twitter stream, in my inbox and in so many conversations I have had is the horrors and devastation from the Newtown, Connecticut shootings of last Friday.

Will Your Kid Be Polite This Christmas?

| Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Living

Welcome to the holiday season, prime time for showing off your kids' manners (or lack thereof). Remember that sharing and saying "thank you" (even when they don't like the gift) are learned behaviours. Here are our 10 secrets that we hope will bring some civility to your next family fete.