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Minnow Hamilton

Editor and Chief Curator, SavvyMom Media

As the editor and co-founder of SavvyMom Media, Minnow manages the development of all content on the SavvyMom.ca website and newsletters.

When she is not consumed with finding practical solutions for moms everyday dilemmas on Savvymom.ca, she can usually be found cooking, harping on about finishing homework or driving around Southern Ontario to golf, baseball, football or skiing events for her 12 and 14-year-old boys.
SavvyMom Roundup: Talking with Toddlers and

SavvyMom Roundup: Talking with Toddlers and More

Our crack team at City Hall wasn't all that caught my attention this week. Funny parenting videos, more viral ads from Kmart, technology in sports and a great bike for families, all the way from Denmark, made the list. Sorry Rob, you've had too much air time already.
05/30/2013 05:36 EDT
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5 Celebrations of Moms From Around The Web

According to a recent survey, Canadians would pay their moms an average salary of $161,287 a year for all their hard work. When asked what qualities a Mom of the Year should possess, the answers were several -- being loving, compassionate, hard working, fun loving, a mentor, sacrificing and charitable.
05/09/2013 12:36 EDT
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How to Get What You Want for Mother's Day

Some view Mother's Day as an entire day dedicated to mom, a day for her to do whatever she wants. Others view it as a day of gifting, a day when mom is showered with elaborate presents. We see it as both. All of this is within your reach if you read our guide on how to get what you want for Mother's Day.
05/08/2013 05:35 EDT
41 Things SavvyMoms Don't Leave Home

41 Things SavvyMoms Don't Leave Home Without

If you're interested in learning more about the women who bring you SavvyMom.ca, read on to see what they carry in their purses all day long. Here's our editors' list of 41 Things SavvyMoms Don't Leave Home Without --from the insiders at SavvyMom.
05/02/2013 05:23 EDT
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31 of the Best Baby Shower Gifts

Whether or not you are having a baby this season, we're pretty sure you know someone who is. Take some of the stress off the mom-to-be by gifting one of these savvy items from our 31 Best Baby Shower Gifts that she'll actually use.
04/28/2013 12:39 EDT
SavvyMom Roundup: Political Gaffes and Unspeakable

SavvyMom Roundup: Political Gaffes and Unspeakable Tragedy

There was a lot in politics that caught my attention this week. Not all of it was good. The unimaginable bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon leave so much to discuss and wonder. What I found amazing was the ability of the American people to stay positive in the wake of such an event.
04/19/2013 08:29 EDT
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11 Eco Ways for Parents to Live Well

Conspicuous consumption is a part of parenthood that is hard to avoid, from diapers to bath toys. But there are real ways to keep an eye on Mother Earth while you lovingly mother your own offspring. Here are 11 Eco Ways to Live Well for everyday living with little ones -- and one or two just for you.
04/18/2013 12:16 EDT
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This Spring, Don't Just Clean: Get Organized

Whether it feels like spring outside or not, we know it feels like spring on the inside. Moms all over the country are hankering to purge the winter gear and welcome spring. Here is our list of what you'll need for spring organized to get you started on this seasonal task.
04/08/2013 05:27 EDT
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Hey Moms, There's an App for That

It's time to reclaim the iPhone and take the iPad back for yourself. Here's our list of The Best Apps for Moms -- from brain teasers and fun games to finding downtime, there's an app just for you in there somewhere.
03/21/2013 12:24 EDT
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21 Inspirational Easter Crafts and Recipes

It's almost Easter -- meaning spring is just around the corner -- and that's reason enough to celebrate for us. See what amazing and inspiring ideas our bloggers have to celebrate the spring season -- from entertaining and baking to crafting and decorating. There's something for everyone in our gallery of 21 Easter Crafts and Recipes.
03/20/2013 05:31 EDT