"Yes, I said it: House swap."
New mom to two boys, wife, step-mom, TV producer, entrepreneur & world traveler
Angie Campanelli's ideal world is kale-smoothie-coated, diet coke dipped and full of warm, sunshine. <br> <br> Her reality is slightly different. <br> <br> As a new mom, wife to TV personality Rick Campanelli, step-mom, and television producer, her world is more take-out filled, coffee stained and freezing fricken cold. <br> <br> After 10 years in the 'glam' TV industry, Angie's worked for the esteemed CTV - The Marilyn Denis Show, Breakfast Television, CBS in New York, Entertainment Tonight Canada, Slice and Canadian Geographic. <br> <br> Although she's interviewed some of the world's most high-profile people (Katy Perry, Barbara Walters, Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Alba, Heidi Klum, Gerrard Butler and countless others) nothing rattled her more than the arrival of her son in March 2014. <br> <br> Like most ambitious, clueless new parents, she and Rick took Jack on dozens of trips, coped with infant colic, and pushed their relationship to the edge and back. <br> <br> Join Angie here for snap shots of her chaotic, amazing, star-studded, upside-down world.
The biggest mistake you can make is postponing or taking a break from potty training during travel.
07/20/2017 15:44 EDT
Dads and kiddie shoulder rides tend to go hand in hand. This awesome product from Saddle Baby is a fun way to amp up those
06/05/2017 02:30 EDT
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.
05/02/2017 06:09 EDT
If you're searching this subject, you've likely got an upcoming flight with kids. We've been there, done that and we've found
03/07/2017 12:58 EST
If you're thinking about taking a trip with your kids to get away from it all, think again. Know what you're getting into. Know that it might be even more difficult than life at home. Know that it could be messy, tiring and ugly at times. But it's honestly the best thing ever.
02/10/2017 04:51 EST
Why should a double zero model get to strap on a baby-bump, as though it's a mere accessory like shoes or bracelets, and pose in a maternity clothing campaign?
11/14/2016 11:42 EST
If you're like us, most occasions 'creep' up out of nowhere. It's as though one minute you're commenting, "ohhh that would be such an awesome Halloween costume this year," and the next moment you're scrambling to figure out what you can create with the store leftovers.
10/25/2016 09:12 EDT
From September 8-18, Toronto rolls out the red carpet for some of the biggest names in Hollywood. But, it's not just the promise of international interviews, parties and film premieres that lure the heavy hitters. Toronto International Film Festival gifting lounges pack their own punch offering some of the most extravagant giveaways and luxurious pampering.
09/09/2016 06:07 EDT
As I sit here writing this post, coated in the slick, stench of black licorice fennel oil (for breast milk production), I can honestly say I'm more stressed now than before parenthood. And I know I'm not alone in this.
07/25/2016 12:59 EDT
Shopping for dad is two-fold: the gift requires the right amount of meaning combined with practicality/function. When dealing with a new dad -- whether that refers to your brother, son, husband, cousin or friend -- the gift tends to carry even more weight. It's an exciting time in his life and you want to mark it with something perfect!
05/30/2016 05:43 EDT
Don't ever think it will never happen to you, because it can, it might and it could even happen when you're sitting right there with your kids. Get rid of those small choking hazards. Just because they haven't swallowed one yet doesn't mean they won't. You just never know when.
12/01/2015 02:19 EST
When I was a teenager and well into my twenties, women encountered similar pressures both on television and in print. The difference is that now we can't just blame corporate advertisers for showing unrealistic body proportions. This time, it's real people teaching other real girls how to strive for and achieve these (at times) unhealthy body sizes.
10/06/2015 05:33 EDT
As a lifestyle television producer, former red carpet fashion reporter and beauty guru, I'm always looking for the latest/greatest thing when it comes to my skin care. With the Canadian climate currently in transition from summer to fall, it's time to talk summer skin recovery.
09/18/2015 12:05 EDT
As creator of The Family Travel Guide, a website dedicated to family travel, I put together a list of my ideal places for family camping. From the backwoods to hardwood floors, I try to cover it all.
06/21/2015 08:36 EDT
Conversations among friends and between strangers fueled my pumping obsession. Every time I thought I was ready to skip a session or wean my son, I felt this peculiar sense of failure. "Not yet..." nagged a little voice. I'd ask other people how their feeding was going and then persist with my own despite my frustration and annoyance. I also made the crucial mistake of reading popular parenting blogs where I'd see talk of only weaning well past the 12-month mark. I feel like I passed the first parenting test and when people converse about infant nourishment, I feel proud stating that I did whatever it took to give him the "best" start.
05/19/2015 05:31 EDT
Some travelling parents totally spaz over getting their baby to nap (on schedule or not). On point, I stressed over this issue for nights leading up to our first family trip. Throughout our travels, my husband and I tried many different methods to get our son to sleep in transit. Here are some tips that helped us succeed.
05/10/2015 11:15 EDT
During my first year as a new mom, I came across, received and rewarded myself with some fabulous gifts that totally transformed my parenting experience. Although you're likely bombarded with gift-giving ideas, there's nothing like finding that one present that someone can't live without and didn't even know they needed.
04/16/2015 12:52 EDT
As a mom to a one-year-old and step-mom to a 10-year-old I am far from a parenting expert. But what I am an expert in is flying with kids. Here's how we survived so many excursions with a baby.
04/05/2015 10:13 EDT
There aren't many words that truly captivate the essence of a constant baby cry on top of extreme sleep deprivation, emotional landslides, sore, leaking breasts and a recovering lower region. Well, I can think of a few but they aren't fit for print.
03/22/2015 11:58 EDT
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