Five Minute Lunches

Make it a Muffin Kids love muffins.  Make them bite sized for easier handling.  Try these recipes. Morning Glory One Bite Apple   Sandwich Bar Lay out the lunch fixin’s for the kids to make their own. Bread (buns, wraps, bread) Cold Cuts Cheese Veggies Tip:  Not big on bread.  Make a lettuce wrap.   […]

Cooking up Life Skills

Welcome kids into the kitchen with help and resources from registered dieticians and Dairy Farmers of Canada. Summer’s longer evenings and relaxed schedules afford us more time to prepare and enjoy meals as a family.  It is the perfect time to welcome your kids into the kitchen to teach them about food, meal planning and […]

How Does Winter Wear On You?

How does winter wear on you? We all know how harsh winter can be, especially on your wardrobe, car, and around the home. Here are a few quick  fixes that help you survive the long winter.

Time to ‘Spring’ Into Action

Pump up the music! Nothing makes the time pass more quickly and puts people in a cheerier mood than some upbeat tunes. Your kids will dance and sing their way to a tidier place. With younger children, you can play “wax museum,” where kids must freeze in place like a wax statue every time the music stops. […]

Spring into Running

Could it be that spring is finally here in the Nation’s Capital?  It has been a very long winter.  For those of us who run, it has been doubly long as we wait for more daylight hours, milder weather and less of the hazardous slippery stuff before we dig out our shoes an hit the […]

Get out Get Active

It’s officially the season for hibernating, eating more and exercising less.  When curling up on the couch seems far more appealing than heading outside, it takes a little motivation and preparation to keep the family active throughout the winter months. Here are some ways to keep your family active: Try skating as a family. Ottawa has […]

National Scrapbook Day

It’s National Scrapbook Day!  I dropped by CTV Morning Live to share so tips and tricks to get you and your family cutting, pasting, decorating and creating works of art from your precious memories.  Have a look.  Tell me what you think.  

Moving Hacks

Making a move this fall?  Mom in the Know shares some tips to make sure everything goes smoothly.


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