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SavvyMom Roundup: the Jolie Gene, the Busy Trap and More

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It was another busy week. We announced our top 75 Most Influential Canadian Mom Blogs, parents were fighting on the sidelines and everyone's talking a...

SavvyMom Roundup: Kids and Porn, Moms and Minivans

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Remember the days when we were worried about our kids catching a glimpse of the Swimsuit Edition of Sports Illustrated? Apparently, if your kids are over the age of 6 and use the internet, it's likely they have seen much worse.

We're Done Having Kids: Knowing When To Stop Making Babies

Melissa Carr | Posted 06.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Melissa Carr

My daughter keeps asking for a little sister. At first it was cute...then it started to evolve into a daily request, which became harder and harder to address. I can relate. I also wanted a sister growing up. But now, I can't deny the fact that after 4.5 years postpartum, I finally feeling like I have my body "back." I am quite certain that I don't want to go down the pregnancy path again.

15 Of The Best Canadian Parenting Tweeters

The Huffington Post Canada | Shelley White | Posted 02.25.2013 | Canada Living

If you're a parent looking for insightful and entertaining information about raising children, you've never had more options at your fingertips. W...

Mommy Blogging: a Step Back for Feminism?

The Purple Fig | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

Over the years I have seen women work hard in many different ways to promote positive change in the area of gender inequality. That is, until the setback of the "Mommy Blog."

Recipes for Success This Thanksgiving

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 12.03.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Sometimes we all need a little reminder of what we're grateful for -- like a long weekend, good food and our families. We hope you enjoy some of these simple Thanksgiving recipes and craft ideas. Be warned -- there are a lot of delicious dessert recipes ahead (but we didn't leave out the brussels sprouts).

Minefield Of Parenting Bloggers: Can You Take The Heat?

Kerry Sauriol | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Kerry Sauriol

Hell hath no fury like mom bloggers on a warpath, as Calgary DJ and blogger Buzz Bishop learned when he mentioned he has a favourite child. I am not going to bother too much weighing in on the response. What it does highlight is the minefield that personal and parental blogging can be. Words can hurt so every time I think about a new topic for my blog, I wonder: Am I strong enough to take the heat from those that may disagree with me? Controversy might give you lots of hits, but are you tough enough?

SavvyMom Roundup: Carnivorous Babies, Free Range Parenting, Bacon Panic and More

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It's amazing we grow into healthy adults at all when you consider the mistakes we make raising our kids. Like feeding them rice cereal at six months, for example. That's no longer allowed, according to the latest in parenting news that came from a statement released by Health Canada last week.

Dispatches From Down East: Why Men Aren't Interested in Daddy Bloggers

Lori Gard | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

Why do men generally avoid reading parenting blogs? Men may not find a parenting blog written by a woman to be of continuing interest (due to content and topics), but there are blogs written on parenting by men. Which further begs the question, in light of the fact that there are male-authored parenting blogs, why are there not more men reading parenting blogs written by men?

The Wide World Of Mom Bloggers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.10.2012 | Canada Living

There are as many kinds of mothers in the world as there are kids -- and discovering this is as easy as typing "mom blogger" into Google. With more th...