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Meet Nature's Most Devoted Mothers

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 05.12.2017 | Canada
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Polar bear with cubs (Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Wikimedia Commons) Every day, millions of mothers around the world work tirelessly to p...

Sons Dedicate Love Letters To Their Moms

Posted 05.10.2017 | Canada Living

It’s nearly impossible to encapsulate how you feel about someone in a paragraph. The task is even harder when you’re asked to write about Mom

I'll Always Be Her Mom, No Matter Where Her Feet Take Her

Alyce Kominetsky | Posted 05.04.2017 | Canada Parents
Alyce Kominetsky

Her feet will carry her wherever she needs to go. The road ahead is endless and full of dreams of possibilities. And, although I can't walk everywhere with her, she will always be by my side because she is a piece of me. And I am a piece of her. No matter the size of her shoes.

25 Mother's Day Gifts Worth Splurging On

HuffPost Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.03.2017 | Canada Living

After all, she deserves it.

My Favourite Mother's Day Gifts For New Moms

Angie Campanelli | Posted 05.02.2017 | Canada Parents
Angie Campanelli

Looking for something special for a new mom in your life? These are some of my favourite gift ideas for moms in that first year of motherhood.

Mother's Day Gifts Moms Love (And The Ones They Pretend To Love)

Posted 05.01.2017 | Canada Living

Gifts moms go gaga for, and the ones they only pretend to love.

5 Types Of Men You'll Meet When Mother's Day Shopping

Posted 04.26.2017 | Canada Living

For a lot of men, shopping for a Mother’s Day gift can be confusing. After all, what do you get for the woman who sacrifices for you time and time again and loves you unconditionally? What do you get for the mother of your children? If you think the answer is dinner and a movie, you might want to reconsider.

The Push And Pull Of Motherhood

Shawna Scafe | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Parents
Shawna Scafe

I remember watching a friend parent her five-year-old boy. I didn't have kids yet, but I saw how he would push the limits and anger her. I was so impressed that she kept her calm and always welcomed him into her arms for a hug and moved on with a good attitude. I knew I wanted to be a parent like that. Forgiving and moving on, like I meant it.

My Daughter Will Remember My Love, Not My Imperfections

Alyce Kominetsky | Posted 04.07.2017 | Canada Parents
Alyce Kominetsky

Are we enough as moms? Are we doing a good enough job? Are our kids missing out? The list goes on and on my friends. Why do we do this to ourselves? Our kids love us. Unconditionally. They love us when we are at our best, but they love us just the same when we're not.

Stylish Winter Maternity Coats For The Modern Mom

Katrina Turnbull | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada Style
Katrina Turnbull

Pregnant moms-to-be rejoice! Never before have there been so many options for stylish winter maternity coats. Designers have caught up with demand. You no longer have to sacrifice fashion for function during pregnancy. I've found the best stylish winter maternity coats to keep you and your inside baby warm and toasty this winter.

5 Gifts That Shout Your Canadian Pride While You Travel

Heather Greenwood Davis | Posted 11.21.2016 | Canada
Heather Greenwood Davis

We globetrotters aren't really that complicated: We crave convenience, fall for a good gadget and know the value of comfort even when we are pushing o...

Playing The Waiting Game With My Cancer

Rebecca Drotos | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada Living
Rebecca Drotos

My doctor led into it, not being awkward and beating around the bush. He used the medical platitudes often trotted out for chronic lymphomas in general, as in: "This is the good cancer," and "You will likely die with this cancer, but not from this cancer." I just stared at him.

I Sometimes Suffer From Mom Envy (And It's Not Pretty)

Julie M Green | Posted 01.11.2017 | Canada Parents
Julie M Green

Even though you don't want to compare -- comparing is for chumps -- you secretly can't help yourself. A litany of comparisons runs through your mind like a never-ending grocery list. Your child is amazing, but his needs limit his day-to-day life and that of your family. And even after all these years, it stings.

Mom Who Sacrificed Life For Baby Lives On In Touching Videos

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Parents

New York mom Liz Joice refused cancer treatment so that she could give birth to her beautiful baby girl Lily, who is now a year old. Sadly, Liz passed...

Adorable Babies Say ‘Mama' For The First Time

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Parents

You never forget your child’s first words – especially if it’s “Mama.” This is because most babies find it easier to pronounce “dada” du...

Mom Who Gave Birth On Air Canada Flight Had No Idea She Was Pregnant

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Alberta

"It turned out we have a little baby, beautiful girl."

Celeb Kids Pay Touching Tributes To Their Famous Moms

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Parents

On Sunday, May 10, many famillies celebrated Mother’s Day. As tradition, Time Magazine asked celebrity moms to write open letters to their kids. Fro...

Supporting Your Child's Education Goes Way Beyond Starting an RESP

Melissa Jarman | Posted 05.07.2016 | Canada Business
Melissa Jarman

When I became a parent 15 years ago, I knew it was important to save for my daughter's education. While our income didn't allow for large RESP contributions, we made regular ones, supplemented by money she received, often as gifts, along the way. But with my daughter a mere three years away from post-secondary school, I've learned that my role as a parent extends well beyond helping her finance an education.

Advice From Moms That Stand The Test Of Time

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Living

No matter how independent you are, everyone needs a little motherly advice every now and then. In the video above, Glamour asks six elderly women t...

How To Successfully Gain Exposure As A Mom Entrepreneur

Angie Campanelli | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Business
Angie Campanelli

Mothers are tackling the business scene with vengeance. Desire to raise their own family, earn money and fill a consumer need, propels many new parents into entrepreneurship. Here's some advice stemming from my own experience as a television producer.

4 Things You Need to Know About Targeting This Important Female Consumer

Sharon Vinderine | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada Business
Sharon Vinderine

There are more colours than just pink and not all women are wearing high heels elbow-deep in diapers. As society changes, so does the picture of the average mom so don't restrict your marketing collateral to images of stereotypical moms of the past. Today's moms want to see diversity -- single moms, lesbian moms, moms with full-time nannies and moms with none.

The Kind of Love That Is Never Really 'Enough'

Lori Gard | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada
Lori Gard

I shouldn't feel this way. But I do. Inadequate. In spite of my best efforts and in spite of all I do. In spite of all I say and all I strive to b...

The Trials and Tribulations of a Start-up Mom

Hessie Jones | Posted 08.10.2014 | 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.