Nurture

From super helpful to absolutely hilarious, these podcasts are your new go-to’s for when you’re cleaning, commuting or going on a stroller walk. 1. The Double Shift A show about women who are challenging how society sees mothers and how we see ourselves. Sample episode: “On Not Having It All” 2. The Longest Shortest Time
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Pandemic life happened here: work calls by day, home-cooked meals by night, a baby’s first delightful laugh. And now it’s hard to imagine having to leave. Every morning at 8:30, I’d put on a sweatshirt and yoga pants, brush my hair and slather on tinted moisturizer and a smack of lip balm. Destination: dining table.
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By Halloween this year, both sets of grandparents were already asking, “So, what’s the plan for Christmas?” I felt all earnest eyes on me as I hosted our pre-trick-or-treating pizza party. Grandparents. Children. My sister’s family. Perhaps even Santa himself was watching. I’m certain that our Elf on the Shelf was listening from his off-season
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‘Tis the season for giving and receiving. But isn’t it nice when you can find a holiday gift that does a little something extra? From providing meals to supporting girls in developing countries, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite gifts that give back this holiday season. 1. Hand Knit Dolls Photo: Cuddle+Kind Each doll
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In 2011, Jennifer Venner chose to completely upend her life at home to end a toxic codependant relationship. Now at the age of 47, she is finally living the life she has always wanted to live. When my two kids were little, I felt I had to inhale every moment with them. Every time they
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Getting up to speed on federal politics probably wasn’t on your Summer 2021 bucket list. But with Canadians heading to the polls on September 20, it’s critical for parents to understand what’s at stake this election—and how the outcome will shape your family’s future. No time to do the research, you say? We get it—you’re
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It may take a little digging, but there are serious savings to be had at this discount superstore. Oh, Dollarama. The store with long aisles, bright lighting and jam-packed (but perfectly organized) shelves may seem overwhelming at first glance, but there are serious bargains to be had. Think of shopping at Dollarama as you would
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When Linda James was pregnant with her first baby, a boy who is now four, her mother-in-law, who lives in the United States, seemed benevolent and excited. By the time she and her husband arrived in Toronto to meet the newborn—the baby who made her a grandmother—she had morphed into a judgy, argumentative interrogator who
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