May 2010

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Trust and the Maple Leaf Food Safety Pledge

Follow Trust.  It’s the hardest thing to build and the easiest thing to break. When grocery shopping, I am very brand loyal. If I like a product, I simply buy it, and don’t give it another thought. I trust t ...

 

Feature Friday: I Hired a Babysitter… Now What??

Follow A big welcome to Karen from the caregiverorganizer.com – a printable e-organizer that lets you input your loved one’s information into a clear and concise format for their caregivers. I FINALLY HIRED A SIT ...

 

Recipe of the Week: BBQ Peanut Butter Chicken

Follow A big welcome back to Dr. Kathleen Cuneo from dinnertogether.com.  You may remember she shared her delicious slow-cooker teriyaki chicken recipe a while back (if not, do check it out, it is yummy!). I don’t ...

 

SMART Love of Learning: Win a SMART Board!

Follow Practicalmum.com is honored to be a part of the SMART Love of Learning Blog tour – another wonderful Mom Central Campaign. I jumped at the chance to be a part of this because SMART Boards revolutionized my t ...

 

Review and Giveaway: Recess Monkey – The Final Funktier

Follow Music plays a huge part in our house.  When the kids were babies, and wailing their guts out, I would turn on a CD and they would immediately calm down.  At least they would lower their cries to a dull roar. We ...

 

A Meeting with Michael McCain, President of Maple Leaf Foods

Follow Find me a parent who is not concerned about food safety, and I will give you a… well, you name it.  Anything.  I don’t think there IS a parent who does not value or demand food quality and safety. So ...

 

Dress Up And Play Parties: It’s A Jungle Out There!

Follow They happen every year… and so does the party.  The (dumdumdum – read in an ominous voice) birthday party. There is always a little anxiety about having a load of children dumped at your house only to ...

 

Recipe of the Week: Nat’s Powerful Popsicles

Follow Nat’s back -  I was so thrilled to run into her on the street yesterday.  One of her bambinos was munching away on a delicious, power packed popsicle.  Naturally, I had to share the recipe with you. Very ...

 

changing to next car seat

Follow When is the right time to switch a toddler from a front facing car seat to a booster seat? I know it is at 40lbs, but what if my child weighs 40lbs and is only 3.5 years old. Is that too early/young? Did you like ...

 

Lay’s Chip Trips – What are you doing this summer?

Follow It’s here. after a long 9 month wait.  It is finally here.  The first long weekend of the Canadian summer.  Have you got out your white pants and open toed shoes?  Because it’s now acceptable to we ...

 
 
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