Parenting Tip: Travel, Bedwetting, and Simple Strategies for SuccessSponsored
When you have a child who suffers from nighttime bedwetting, or enuresis
, you need a strategy and one that works. This is especially true when you’re going out with your child - whether it’s a trip to grandma’s, a long weekend at the cottage, or a family vacation to Disneyland.Nighttime enuresis is a common problem
, and all parents can do is try to help our children get through this...
Building Confidence for BedwettersSponsored
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’...
5 Mom-Friendly Tips To Help Your Child Overcome BedwettingSponsored
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...
5 Gal Pal Road Tripping EssentialsSponsored*I received free samples from Procter and Gamble in preparation of writing this piece. This post reflects my personal opinion and was not influenced by the sponsors.
With today’s economy and airfares still on the rise, road trips near and far have become a tantalizing travel alternative for many of us.
What better way for you and the girls to bond and gossip than on a road trip? But first...
5 Chick-Friendly Tips to Clean and Maintain Your Car (PLUS Enter To Win!)Sponsored*I received free samples from Procter and Gamble in preparation of writing this piece. This post reflects my personal opinion and was not influenced by the sponsors.
Our cars have become our home (and even office) on four wheels. It’s a place where we spend so much of our daily commute, so it’s only natural we want to keep it clean and clutter-free.
I must admit I can’t stand it when...
Breaking Dawn (Part 1) Movie ReviewBreaking Dawn
, the first half of the final chapter in Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight Saga, has finally hit theaters. Though most fans have not been happy about the final book being split into two films, they will definitely be pleased with the outcome of this film.
That being said, this isn’t a film for critics. We all know how they feel about the Twilight Saga movies, they’ve made that quite...
Considering an Epidural? What You Should Know First
When I gave birth to my son, I chose not to have an epidural. This is not a common choice: after all, if it means a free pass on the pain of labour and delivery, why wouldn't I jump at the chance?
No, I wanted to try giving birth naturally. My mother gave birth four times without an epidural, I reasoned. How hard could it be? So I stood my ground and declined it, though...
10 Pregnancy Myths: Fact or Fiction?
We’ve heard the old wives' tales on what you should and shouldn’t do when you’re expecting. Must you really forgo hot baths, your cat, shellfish, and foot massages? Not wanting to give up on these little (okay, huge
) indulgences, we chatted with Dr. Grace Liu, OBGYN at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital
, to sort the mythical facts from fiction. Myth #1: Forgo all shellfishFact
Profile in Leadership: Jennifer Botterill
Many women in the working world are now being treated as equals to their male counterparts. With passion, determination and knowing your craft - women can succeed in business. Jennifer Botterill
, forward for Hockey Canada National Women’s Team
, has proven why she belongs playing with the best, having four Olympic medals and five World Championships under her belt.
5 Wedding Budget Tips
Your wedding day is a cherished - and expensive - event. Here are some tips to consider when planning your Big Day to keep your costs in check:
(1) Determine a budget
: Before you set the date, set money aside. Sit down with your partner and figure out what you can afford.
(2) Allocate money
: A good place to start is 50% for your reception, food and drink. Allow 10% on photography/videography, 10%...