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SavvyMom Roundup: Mom Strike, Inside Google and More

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 12.28.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It's been planes, trains, hotels and automobiles for me this week and here's what caught my attention along the way. How many times a day do you Google something? It's such a part of our everyday life that it's as important as oxygen at SavvyMom HQ. But have you ever wondered what the "Google machine" actually looks like?

Totally Weird and Wacky Items for Babies

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

New parents have a lot of purchasing decisions to make in the early years. Here are some wacky and wonderful finds (note that we're not using the word essential) to baffle even the most savvy buyer. Swarovski sparkle pacifier, anyone?

Rather Than Buy Products, We Buy in to Services

Paul Barter | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Business
Paul Barter

It used to be that you bought a product, took it home, and used it until it ran out or broke. If you needed to, you bought another. Today, we don't just buy things, we buy into them. Two big trends have been reshaping the consumer marketplace: something-as-a-service and the experience economy.