“Dora’s Broken” and Other Lies I Tell My Daughter #StreamTeam

“Dora’s Broken” and Other Lies I Tell My Daughter #StreamTeam

Posted by: on Apr 30, 2015 | No Comments
By acknowledging that I am a parent of a toddler, I am also admitting that I am a liar. All of you other parents of toddlers and former toddlers know exactly what I mean. Here's the evidence:   Daughter: Mommy I want to watch Dora. Me: Dora is broken.   At T-Ball: Daughter: Mommy, look bugs! I don't like the bugs! [She points to the little pesky springtime gnat-type bugs.] Me: Those aren't bugs honey. They're fairies!   In the Car: Daughter: Mommy, Read more [...]
Tangle Teezer Magic Flower Pot (aka the Hair Fairy) Review & Giveaway

Tangle Teezer Magic Flower Pot (aka the Hair Fairy) Review & Giveaway

Posted by: on Apr 22, 2015 | 14 Comments
My 3 year old is a little bit obsessed with her hair these days. She wants it to be long and flowy like Rapunzel's, short and wavy like Mommy's, but also wild and crazy like it is naturally. Sigh. Mama can't win. The point is that her hair is all she seems to want to talk about these days. However, just as with most little girls, getting her to sit still to brush and tame it is a bit of an endeavour (or a game of tag). Now that I've found Tangle Teezer's Magic Flower Pot, that has changed (Hallelujah!). How Read more [...]
Sunny Season is Back! Mustela Sun Protection Review & Giveaway

Sunny Season is Back! Mustela Sun Protection Review & Giveaway

Posted by: on Apr 15, 2015 | 28 Comments
We are a good 2 weeks into April, and in Montreal, we are FINALLY seeing the return of sunshine and warmer temperatures after a particularly frigid winter. I am so excited about all the outdoor time we will get to spend as a family this sun season: gardening, walking, swimming, playing... Oh, the possibilities! We are trading in our snow suits and toques for sun screen and sun hats! Until they are 2 years old, children have an immature skin defence system, leaving them particularly vulnerable Read more [...]