The Real Joys of Motherhood: Getting Real with Canadian Moms

Blog Posts by Lisa Thornbury

We’re Doodle Pros!

My son frequently uses it as a scratch pad for his math homework, but ultimately my daughter gets the most use out of it. Every morning the kids work at the table while I make breakfast and put together their school lunches. Avery practices writing her name and printing her spelling words on the Doodle Pro. Mistakes are a mere swipe away which saves paper and masterpieces can be preserved with a click of my iPhone.

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Plearn Baby Plearn

You won’t hear a toddler say, “Well, after my nap I’d better hit the Rock-A-Stack. These colours and sizes aren’t going to memorize….

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The Post Where I Reveal The Absolute Best Toy Ever

It’s not a board game. And it’s certainly not a video game or a motorized thing-a-ma-jig. You won’t it find in any store. It often comes in pairs and your children will treasure this endlessly stimulating source of joy and laughter for hopefully many….

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Evel Knievel Rides Into Summer

My daughter is happiest when she’s moving. Running, hopping, scooting around on her…

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Look Who’s Rolling into Town!

My childhood experience with trains was limited. It consisted of…

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Best Little Laugh

I adore the internet. My son would say, “If you love it so much why don’t you marry…

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Top Toys For Young Kids — A Snapshot of Childhood

When it comes to toys and baby gear, we all have our favourites. Last month I wrote about the Top Five Fisher-Price Baby Gear Faves…

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OVERjoyed…. Siblings Make Life Sweeter

He watches out for her and understands why he needs to be patient. He appreciates all the special things that make his younger sibling unique. He loves her with all his heart…

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The Night Watch

Ask any new parent and they’ll likely admit to having slept in their baby’s nursery, with tired eyes trained on the rise and fall of baby’s chest, ears pricked listening for each breath…

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Looking Back OVER Time… A Million Moments of Joy

Blink once and your baby is toddler. Blink again and they’re asking for the car keys. And not those plastic teething ones, the actual keys to the mini-van…

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