VIDEO: Coping Tips For New Moms

November 8, 2014

Simple advice on new baby care Having a new baby can be a shock. From diapers to spit-up, not to mention the lack of sleep, there are so many things that to consider. The good news is that there are some simple things that can be done to make the transition to parenting easier. I […]

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CBC Radio Interviews – Lice, Kids and School

October 11, 2014

Your kid comes home with lice. Who’s responsible? We as parents wait with bated breath for the dreaded letter. It usually starts out something like this: “A case of pediculosis has been identified in your child’s class…” yada, yada, yada. You get the point. Someone in your kid’s class has LICE! You are freaking out, […]

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Kids: It’s Okay To Give Up

March 27, 2014

We all know the story of the little engine who thought he could. “I think I can, I think I can” he repeated until, overcoming a great obstacle, he did. The moral of the story? That positive thinking and a will to succeed is all that is needed to achieve a goal. While this may […]

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An Ode to Saturday Morning Cartoons

March 15, 2014

A recent Saturday morning found me waking up to the sound of my kids’ feet scurrying down the stairs. Ahh….weekends. No school or daycare, no deadlines for getting out the door, no stressed-out parent yelling about packing lunches and backpacks. Saturday mornings are what kids live for, what I used to live for when I […]

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How to Deal With the Morning Rush – Top 10 Tips For Parents

March 5, 2014

Simple tips to make the morning routine stress-free The Morning Rush: It’s that very stressful period where we have to wake up the kids, get breakfast ready, get them dressed, fed and out the door and deposited to school or daycare – on time. For many of us, it’s a daily struggle. I’ve written about it before […]

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What Type of Role Model Are You?

February 25, 2014

“The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” A wise saying and one that’s more true than many of the adages that we’ve heard over the years. The phrase is one that indicates what most of us already know: that what we do and how we behave is often mimicked and replicated by our kids. […]

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The 5 Secrets of Successful Parenting

January 6, 2014

Everyone wants to know the secrets of successful parenting. The role of “Mom” or “Dad” doesn’t come with an instruction manual. Instead, those who are in the trenches are left to their own devices, often to flounder and find their footing as they travel along the parenting road, wondering if they’re doing it right. For […]

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VIDEO: How to Survive the Holidays With Kids

December 4, 2013

I was back on The Morning Show on Global to discuss surviving the holiday season with kids. It was lots of fun because this time we followed a different format than the usual roundtable discussion. We had a moderator, some questions posed and me as the “expert” providing advice, based on my suggestions on the […]

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The Multiple Mayhem Mamma eBook Is Now Available on Amazon!

November 24, 2013

I’m thrilled to announce that my new eBook, Meltdown in Aisle 5: Top Parenting Tips From Multiple Mayhem Mammais now available for download on Amazon! The book is a compilation of my best tips and advice that I’ve provided on this blog, since I started writing in 2011. Since that time, I’ve committed countless hours […]

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Babies Using iPads

November 5, 2013

They can’t talk but they know how to swipe. An iPad, or similar tablet or smartphone, that is. Perhaps not surprisingly, a recent survey revealed that 30% of children under the age of 2 use some type of a mobile device. Now: understanding that “use” is a relative term, the findings are still shocking, to […]

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