Capturing Life’s Moments: Lifestyle Photo Session with Tara Geldart


I’m the keeper of photos in our family. Stacks of albums, spanning decades, are stored in my house. I can spend hours sifting through photographs, sometimes even of people and places I don’t know, imagining…

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Five Ways You Can Tell PAW Patrol Is Canadian


Very few Canadian parents are unaware of Paw Patrol – but not everyone is aware it’s Canadian. Check it out!

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The Friendly Maritimer Myth – And Why It Matters For Parents


We’ve all heard it said; heck, you’ve likely said it yourself: Maritimers are the friendliest people you’ll find anywhere. And for the most part, this is true. When people visit New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, or…

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On Raising A Princess


  Her voice drips with disdain. “We’re not raising any princesses in this house.” Really? Because I am. I’m raising a princess. One who uses cunning to outwit dragons. One who stands for what she…

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TTTS: How a first-trimester ultrasound can save babies’ lives


It was my second pregnancy. We didn’t want to find out the gender, we were sure of the conception date (give or take a few days), and we weren’t interested in terminating the pregnancy if…

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Share The Love: Giving Back For Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day is all about the love. So let’s spend a few moments this month thinking about some people who could use our love and compassion. Premature birth is a cause that is near and…

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Top Five IKEA Favourites For Kids


It’s back! Ikea is returning to the Maritimes, with a full size store in Halifax! Construction will start this summer, with an opening anticipated in 14 to 16 months. I remember when IKEA was here…

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I Took My Baby To A Blind Date


I took my baby to a blind date. Not ON a date; this isn’t a heartwarming post about showing a child what dating should look like, or trying to connect with your kid. I took…

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Creating a Family Yearbook


I’m not one for New Year’s Resolutions, but I do love a great tradition. Here’s how I’m combining the two, while focusing on my family. Today I started our first official family yearbook. It’s a…

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Dealing with a December Birthday


There’s no quicker way to ruin a December baby’s birthday than by wrapping up a joint Christmas/birthday present in Santa-covered sparkly paper and blowing out candles next to a lovely tree. Here are a few…

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