Mom

The Trials and Tribulations of a Start-up Mom

Hessie Jones | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada Living
Hessie Jones

As a mom, I'll continue to fight to make sure I become a significant force in my kids' lives. But I also want to make sure that my existence was worth something while I was here,

Celebrating the Mothers In My Family Tree

Lesley Anderson | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Living
Lesley Anderson

Mother's Day is a wonderful time of year to think about the women in our family tree. But searching for them can sometimes prove difficult. This is where historical records such as those on Ancestry.ca can really prove helpful, especially marriage records.

Three Tips for Moms to Balance Work and Family

Dr. Divi Chandna | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Divi Chandna

Many women work full-time, juggle PTA meetings and still aim to put a nutritious meal on the dinner table. As a result, it is no surprise that many women are feeling the effects of being pulled in different directions. Here are some simple tips to help us deal with the incessant daily juggle.

Fall TV 2013 Shows That Seem Good ... But Aren't

Denette Wilford | Posted 11.09.2013 | Canada TV
Denette Wilford

There are some series whose promos are far better than the actual half-hour or hours themselves. I'm here to tell you about the five shows whose packaging is far prettier than what's inside (a.k.a. don't waste your time).

Five Mother's Day Gifts from the Heart

29Secrets | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada Living
29Secrets

Let's face it -- we all need our mothers, no matter what age we are. Our mothers have wiped our tears (and other areas), gave us hugs and kisses when we needed affection. Although it's hard to give a gift to the person who has given you everything, here are some gift ideas that are guaranteed to bring a smile to your mother's face.

The 10 Mom Types That You'll Find at the Park

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Moms at the park playing with their kids are a common sight in most neighborhoods. Not surprisingly then, is it any wonder that there are as many different types of moms at the park as there are days of the week? Read on and you'll find that you'll likely recognize at least a few of these parents at your local playground.

10 Things I Wish I Asked my Mom Before She Died

Sandra MacGregor | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada Living
Sandra MacGregor

I didn't make it home from South Africa in time to see my mom before she died. Here, back in Canada, in the house where I spent most of my youth, sorting through her things to give to charity, I am overwhelmed by questions I wish I had asked her. In appreciation of both my mother's sensitive spirit and her sense of humour, here are the top 10 questions I wished I had asked my mom before she died.

A Handful of Toys Every Kid Needs for the Outdoors

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Enough screens! Enough video games and TV! Get them outside with our picks for outdoor toys this spring in the List: 25 Ways to Have Fun Outside. Here's just a handful of our favourites.

Mother's Day Without Mom

Ken Rabow | Posted 07.10.2012 | Canada Living
Ken Rabow

You can tell where you are in your life by how you celebrate Mother's Day. The place where my brother, my sister and I are, every Mother's Day has a different type of sadness. If you're still lucky enough to have your mom with you, I'd like to share with you what I know now, and wish I had known much earlier in my life.