Parentwise

The whole family can take steps to budget and beat rising grocery costs together. 0

Ten Ways to Trim Your Grocery Bill

I felt a momentary sense of panic recently, after reading that Canadians can expect the price of fresh fruits, veggies and meats to increase again this year; especially for those of us living in...

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Playroom Renovations

For nearly three years our house has gone through many changes and renovations – especially since our daughters entered the world. When they first arrived, we basically lived in the downstairs den with them...

My own minion themed food:  minion cupcakes, minion bananas and minion covered marshmallows! 0

Celebrating your baby’s first birthday

My girls are just two-years old and I can honestly say that I’ve struggled with planning their first birthday party. I’m not sure if it’s because I secretly don’t want them to grow up,...

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Can I afford to be a stay at home mom?

I have to admit, I’ve been very lucky.  Through an unpaid leave of absence after my maternity leave wrapped up, I was able to spend nearly the first two-years at home with my girls....

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The RESP deadline is fast approaching

The hustle and the bustle of the holiday season has arrived.  Between finding gifts for loved ones, visiting relatives, attending holiday parties and decorating your home it’s hard enough to find time to eat,...