20 WAYS TO RECONNECT WITH FRIENDS

20 WAYS TO RECONNECT WITH FRIENDS

Summer is truly the best time to reconnect with friends. While it may feel like mission impossible some times, getting together doesn’t have to be planned in advance or have a really a good reason for it. We just need to keep trying to connect. This blog post shares 20 easy ways to reconnect with friends.

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DOES MULTI-TASKING MAKE MOMS MORE EFFICIENT?

DOES MULTI-TASKING MAKE MOMS MORE EFFICIENT?

I used to multi-task at everything and felt very efficient during the process and at the end. After becoming a mom, I thought multi-tasking was the only way I could get more done during my day. Boy was I wrong. Not only did I have more things to do, to think about, and remember, but all of these new things hardly ever related to each other or the existing things I needed to do before I became a mom. This blog post shares what I do instead to get more done.

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BENEFITS OF LETTING YOUR KIDS GET DIRTY

BENEFITS OF LETTING YOUR KIDS GET DIRTY

Our home has white walls, white cabinetry, and white furniture. It makes me extremely uncomfortable and anxious when I see things out of order and in a mess. Because one of my daughter’s favorite things to do is paint, I have since learned how to see the benefits of letting her get dirty!

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HOW TO MAINTAIN A TIDY HOME

HOW TO MAINTAIN A TIDY HOME

Do you scramble to clean the house when someone calls/texts they want to drop by? I used to be the same way. The last couple of years, I learned how to keep a very tidy home without spending hours a day or week keeping it that way. This blog post shares my secrets of how I maintain a tidy home on a regular basis in a non time- consuming way.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: PINK LIBERTY

MOM BOSS FEATURE: PINK LIBERTY

I’m Rowena—first and foremost a mom of two rambunctious boys, Brooklyn and Grayson and my  partner in-crime is Allan. I’m passionate about my family first and fashion of course! I like to do crazy things once in a while, like jumping out of planes. I’m also passionate about inspiring women and seeing them succeed.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: HELEN YOUN

MOM BOSS FEATURE: HELEN YOUN

Hi! I am Helen. I am married to David, we’ve been together for 18 years and married for 8 and we have an almost 5 year old named Emerson. I am passionate about living joyfully, intentionally and to always have fun.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: MOD TOTXX

MOM BOSS FEATURE: MOD TOTXX

Hello! I’m Sherry. I’m married to my husband Ben, and we have two children, Colton - 6 and Ellisyn (aka - Ellie) - 4. My husband and I have been together for 16 years! My kids are a big ball of energy. When I had my daughter, I thought I had hit the jackpot because my son was bouncing off the walls. That quickly changed when she hit 18 months. She not only is as crazy as my son, you add some drama on top, she’s just at the next level.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: REMEMBER WHEN PHOTOGRAPHY

MOM BOSS FEATURE: REMEMBER WHEN PHOTOGRAPHY

I’m Brittny and I have two boys.  Ronin is six years old and Maddux just turned one. Ronin is a very caring boy who loves being a big brother.  He enjoys being active and is big into hockey, baseball and music. Maddux is the polar opposite of his big brother.  He was mobile very early and is running from room to room pulling out everything in site. I am married to a very patient man who is the best husband and father I could dream of.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: JILL ETHIER

MOM BOSS FEATURE: JILL ETHIER

I’m Jill, a mom of 4 girls and a parent to 3 of them. My girls range in age from 9 – 19 years. They are my reason why, my daily joy and the reason that I have grey hair! I am a city girl who found her home on an acreage…I’m still not sure how that happened (but I’m loving it) and I take care of it mostly by myself as my husband works away most of the month.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: KASUAL KIDDO HANDMADE

MOM BOSS FEATURE: KASUAL KIDDO HANDMADE

Hi! My name is Rebecca and I’m the Momboss behind Kasual Kiddo Handmade. But firstly and foremost I’m a Mom to one (soon to be two), and wife to my amazing husband David.

Where to start?!? I’m passionate about so many things. You could say I always have too many eggs in my basket. Some of the top things I love are travelling, sewing, organizing, planning, and momming it hardcore! Really, I’m a creative junkie with an OCD problem.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: ORANGE TRUNK

MOM BOSS FEATURE: ORANGE TRUNK

My name is Heather Johnston.  I’m originally from East Coast Canada, but have lived in Calgary, Alberta with my husband Jamey, and four sons, Campbell, Hunter, Ryder & Scout, for the past ten years.  I love a good vintage hunt, designing, and time spent with my family.

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WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST MOM MOMENT?

WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST MOM MOMENT?

As moms, we all have moments when we feel like we are not doing good enough for our families and our children. Sometimes, we might even feel like we are failing as moms. Then, out of nowhere, something happens or someone tells us something that becomes our proudest mom moment.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: LOVESKY DESIGN

MOM BOSS FEATURE: LOVESKY DESIGN

Hello! I’m Kelly Devera, happily married to my Mr. Right and a mom of an active three year old daughter. I’m passionate about food, travel, running and learning. I believe that life without love is no life at all. So pretty much all my decisions in life is always driven by love.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: MARCY DUNPHY

MOM BOSS FEATURE: MARCY DUNPHY

Hello! I’m Marcy, a single mother to one amazing, extremely energetic, 6 year old boy! A few years ago my life completely shifted and I found myself recreating who I was, or rather finding who I really am inside. Needless to say, the past few years have been extremely challenging; navigating single parenthood, work-life balance while staying present, and re-discovering myself.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: AVELANE WALL ART

MOM BOSS FEATURE: AVELANE WALL ART

My name is Rina and I am a nurse, artist, mother and wife. I am a self-taught fiber artist and loom weaver in my time outside of my career of which I am a Registered Nurse. I always dreamed of being a nurse since I was a young girl and my nursing experience has led me to the area of mental health, an area I have worked for over 15 years. I have been married to my husband who is an entrepreneur and we have two young boys ages 7 and 9. I am passionate about so many things!

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: MOVE PLAY MOM

MOM BOSS FEATURE: MOVE PLAY MOM

I’m Dina and have always had a passion for supporting parents and children through the early years and beyond. After I graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Child Studies and Development from Concordia University in Montreal, I moved out west to Calgary, Alberta. Like many, I moved for a boy and was married a year and a half later. Fifteen years later and I am the mom to three boys.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: RED PAPER BOUTIQUE

MOM BOSS FEATURE: RED PAPER BOUTIQUE

Hi I’m Gabi- the owner of RED (Real Engaging Designs) Paper Boutique. RED is a local stationery company that celebrates happiness and human connection so that others feel valued and appreciated. I design and create greeting cards and stationery gifts that inspire motivation, humor and human closeness.  I am a mom to two absolutely beautiful little ladies, Nola (6) and Lucy (4). My passions definitely have a strong focus around mental health.

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CELEBRATING MOM BOSSES FOR THE MONTH OF MAY

CELEBRATING MOM BOSSES FOR THE MONTH OF MAY

As moms, we take on many roles - provider, teacher, coach, mediator, cheerleader, transportation facilitator…the list goes on. Some of us are surprised we made it through the day/month/years, and then there are some that decide to add one more role to their life and day - an entrepreneur.

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DEALING WITH TOY CLUTTER

DEALING WITH TOY CLUTTER

Unless you loved toys to begin with and is a collector of them, it seems like toys only start coming into your house (and life) immediately after you have a child. Everyone, including yourself, loves to buy toys for your child because of the joy on their face when they receive and play with them. The buying and seeing joy, leads to a never ending cycle and an accumulation of toys in your home. In this blog post, I will share my tips on how to deal with toy clutter and end the cycle of toys coming into the home.

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