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7 Back To School Study Tips

Tuesday September 4, 2012 by Claire

Heading back to school or university? After the initial excitement of seeing old pals, buying glossy new supplies, and blowing the budget on completely unnecessary locker door decor, we know the reality of student life will settle in with a thud--Timetables. Deadlines. Budgets.

Most students just muddle through and make do, but there are simple ways you can make your Back to School reality check a...

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Monday August 13, 2012 by ChickAdvisor Team

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Summer fashion is all about colour, colour, colour!  Whether it's saturated hues or creamy pale shades, we love them all.  In fact, there’s only one part of our wardrobe and beauty routines where we shun colour, and that’s on our teeth.

It should come as no surprise that a whopping 90% of Canadians consider their smile to be an essential part of their overall appearance...

Mommy Memoirs: 5 Lies I Told Myself Before Becoming a Parent

Monday August 13, 2012 by Claire

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I’m from the Midwest originally, so it wasn’t that unusual to the locals when I married relatively young and started a family fairly soon afterward.  It was a bit of a surprise to my uber cool friends who lived in Toronto, put their noses in the air, and cited lofty goals like Getting Financially Stable or Enjoying My Carefree Adult Years as reasons for delaying marriage...

Building Confidence for Bedwetters

Monday August 6, 2012 by Sandy Caetano

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Being a child who wets their bed is no fun. It’s definitely not something he or she wants to share with anyone, especially not their friends.

Bedwetting, also known as enuresis, is a very common problem that many kids over the age of 4 must cope with. Even at such a young age something like this can really bring a child down; keeping them from wanting to go to sleepovers at friends’...

Fact or Fiction? 5 Truths about Nighttime Bedwetting Every Mom Should Know

Monday July 30, 2012 by Claire

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When I was a little girl, playing make-believe mommy consisted of toting around a life-sized doll who made wee-wee in her overpriced diapers and cried in a garbled mechanical squeal for her pacifier (until my Dad removed the batteries and claimed that every store in the city was sold out of double AAs. Forever.)  Later, it was taking Crystal Barbie to sleepovers and trying on my...

5 Mom-Friendly Tips To Help Your Child Overcome Bedwetting

Monday July 23, 2012 by Sandy Caetano

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At last you’ve made it through the challenges of potty training, happily tossing out plastic sheets and giving away the last of your diaper stockpile.  Your child is home free, isn’t he? 

For up to 20% of 5 to 10 year-olds, there is another hurdle to clear: nighttime bedwetting.  While the causes are many and can vary even from sibling to sibling, the result is the...

The "Supermom" Girl on the Go: What's in Claire's Bag (plus enter to win!)

Wednesday July 11, 2012 by Claire


I’m a mom of 3 and work full-time.  Between soccer practices, school events, birthday parties, and tight work deadlines, my motto has to be “Work Hard And Play Hard”.  Especially when 3 teachers from 2 different schools call within the space of 15 minutes asking me to pick up a sick kid from the nurse’s office. 

Yup, some might dub me a ‘Supermom’ but you should know by...

The “Hip” Girl on the Go: What’s in Nora’s Bag (plus enter to win!)

Wednesday July 4, 2012 by Nora

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Name: Nora
Alias: Nora Borealis
You can spot me by my: blonde hair, pale skin, red lips, matching bike, and uniform of oversized Breton stripe tops with straight-leg jeans.

I like to be busy; overly busy, if I can be. I’m happiest when I have too many places to be and not enough time to do everything, so I’m committed to a life where a typical week includes a delightfully unpredictable...

Treating a Sunburn + DIY Options for After - Sun Care

Wednesday June 27, 2012 by Alexandra C.



If you've ever seen any photo of me before, you know that I'm what some might call, 'pasty', 'extremely pale' or 'snow white-esque' (if you're feeling generous). It's okay, I've come to terms with the fact that I don't ever tan. And that's not by choice either because instead of browning to a glow, I just burn to a crisp. Last Canada Day long...

The "Newbie Mom" Girl on the Go: What's in Ali's Bag (plus enter to win!)

Wednesday June 27, 2012 by Ali

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I have to admit it: I love my new job. While I’m still a regular part of the ChickAdvisor team, I now have a pint-sized Mini-Me in charge of my daily schedule. One who stops traffic with his bi-toothed grin and cheerful “Agoo?”

Once upon a time, my agenda was crammed with fashion events, work lunches, and sales meetings. These days my routine involves working frantically while the...

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