Pick of the Week

Each Friday one of the Oh Baby! Team members will be posting their favourite thing from the week, whether it's a photo, story or a link, to add a little sunshine to your lives.

Week of June 28

I just had to do this side by side of the first day of school pic next to the last day of school pic.     I can't believe how grown up they look... My son will be going into grade three next year and my daughter will be a senior kindergartener. Cue the mini violins: time flies. Even though on this last day of school their clothes are a little too small and their sneakers a little bit battered — they are happy...

June 28, 2013 Read Blog

Heat up the learning this summer

There is no better time of year for kids than summer. A two-month vacation from school means hours spent riding bikes with friends, eating ice cream, roasting marshmallows around the campfire and long trips in the family car. As an engaged parent, you want to facilitate these experiences and making these kinds of memories for your child, and even join in on some of these summer activities as an opportunity to bond with your child. As much as...

June 27, 2013 Read Blog

Helping Children Make Friends

As a parent to seven kids, I know as well as anyone that developing friendships is very important for children, but it is not always the easiest thing to do. Every child is different: some are outgoing and some are shy. When helping or teaching your child to develop friendships, it’s important to teach the four following rules. These four rules have worked for my children in the past, and I hope they’ll work for you, too. Give a...

June 27, 2013 Read Blog

Lisa Ling: “I Was Terrified Of Motherhood”

Our America host Lisa Ling has sure been one busy first-time mom! Aside from taking care of her five-month-old daughter, Jett, the TV journalist serves as an Ambassador for The IKEA Life Improvement Project. This initiative donates to Save the Children‘s Early Steps For School program that supports early education. Lisa opens up to Celebrity Baby Scoop about her role as a Life Improvement Project Ambassador, why the Early Steps For...

June 27, 2013 Read Blog

Go Green Lunch Box

Go Green Lunch Box is a three-part product. It consists of 1) an outer case made of fun, trendy fabrics for both girls and boys, 2) an inner patented food container with one attached lid that provides an airtight seal for all five sections, and 3) a stainless water bottle.  Go Green Lunch Box sets also include a mounted, erasable white board, to write messages to children...a favourite feature of both parents and kids! They can be purchased...

June 26, 2013 Read Blog

Raspberry Cheesecake Pops, eh?

I’m not a huge fan of going crazy for Canada Day celebrations. I do love Canada though and I’m all for a very easy treat that I can make for my kids that doesn’t have any ingredients that I can’t pronounce. So I hit Pinterest and Google and found these yummy Raspberry Cheesecake Popsicles here, I had to play around with the recipe to get it right for me. What you need*: 8 oz of fresh raspberries 1 tablespoon and ½ cup of...

June 25, 2013 Read Blog

Canada Day Free Printable

                          We love Canada and we want to help you preserve your Canada Day 2013 memories with this free downloadable photo mat:     Download it here. You can print it as big as 8" x 11" and insert your favourite image from Canada Day.

June 25, 2013 Read Blog

Birthday Party for Canada!

Every year we have a birthday party for Canada. We bake it a cake, we sing happy birthday (well M does) ,and the national anthem… it’s our thing. Last year was awesome! We made a white and red swirled cake, iced it in white frosting and made it look like a flag with sparkly red sprinkles! We also have our friends and family over and have a BBQ to hang out and celebrate. Hopefully this year the weather will be good and we will be able to...

June 24, 2013 Read Blog

Canada Day: Facts About Canada, Eh!

By: Mariana Morales Canada Day is just around the corner which means Canadians will be celebrating in many ways such as spending time with families, barbeques, and just a fun time in the summer. Throughout the week, you might have seen or even participated in showing Canadian pride with shirts, hats, bumper stickers, and flags. Here are some fun facts about Canada you may not have known about! For the complete list of facts visit...

June 24, 2013 Read Blog

Week of June 21

My niece finished high school this week. *sniffles* I can't believe that she is 18! I remember when she was born. I remember changing her diaper. I remember when she started talking. Now she's a full grown woman. She DRIVES. She has a job. She is intelligent and beautiful and kind. I am old but I am oh so proud of her.   A one year old Tatyana next to 18 year old Tatyana at her prom.  She grew up so fast, and my...

June 21, 2013 Read Blog

Stars Share Their Summer Plans

With the warm months upon us, Celebrity Baby Scoop asked some of our favorite celebrity families to share their upcoming summertime plans. Continue reading about Tia and Tamera Mowry‘s plans with their sons, to Sarah Michelle Gellar‘s busy summer, to Jewel‘s great escape from the heat of Texas. ◦   Tamera Mowry-Housley: Tia & Tamera star Tamera Mowry-Hardrict and husband Adam Housley are parents to 7-month-old...

June 21, 2013 Read Blog

Water Safety Tips for Kids

Summer is finally here, and for lots of families across the country, summer means spending time playing and having fun in and around water. Keep your kids safe this summer by following my water safety tips. Water Safety: Safety in the water comes down to two things – proper floatation gear and constant supervision. It’s always a good idea to enroll your child in swim lessons, so they can be more confident in the water. Invest in a good...

June 20, 2013 Read Blog

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