A viral video reminds us to live in the moment; #BellLetsTalk reminds us to talk about what scares us; a Frozen parody reminds us to hide the CD in case of a snow day
By Sonia Verma
momstown communities across Canada are all about connecting real moms, every day, in person and online. Many women will tell you, “It was my moms’ group that saved me,” and a University of Waterloo study used momstown to show just how important these groups are to new mothers, and their mental health
There’s no better adrenaline rush than rising early on a Saturday morning, downing a cup of hot coffee, and hitting the road for a day of bargain hunting. To help kick-off the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Yard Sale for the Cure (yardsaleforthecure.com), below is the ultimate guide to Yard Sale shopping.
It has been 10 years since my son was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. Back in those days, you got your diagnosis and you were sent on your way to deal with it. Very little information regarding treatment, agencies, education or help of any kind was provided. It was pretty much a “Yes, your son has autism… don’t hit yourself with the door on the way out” kind of an approach.
March 26 is International Epilepsy Awareness Day. Each day in Canada, an average of 42 people learn that they have epilepsy and in approximately 50% of cases of childhood epilepsy, seizures disappear completely. Here is one mom’s story of living with a daughter who has Epilepsy.
I just watched the most inspiring video for World Down Syndrome Day. This incredible video has grown children with Down’s Syndrome helping a pregnant mom-to-be answer the question of “will my baby be okay” after she learned of his diagnosis in utero.
Many popular myths still endorse drinking alcohol as culturally acceptable when pregnant. Many people still believe alcohol is okay to consume in moderate amounts while pregnant. But the reality is there’s no safe time, amount or type of alcohol when you are pregnant.
I know what it’s like to have a child in the hospital for a long period of time. I know what it’s like to be away from family and friends while you spend days with your sick child within the 4 walls of the hospital room. I know the impact on your marriage, your other children and every aspect of your family life.
I also know what it’s like to rise above those challenges and be inspired by the amazing miracles around you.
April 9th is the Day of Pink. When momstown sat down with Ontario Premier, we talked about how we can be a part of the anti-bullying movement. Here are some definitions and tips to help you and your child.