5 WAYS TO MEET NEW PEOPLE WITHOUT ONLINE DATING (AND HAVE FUN DOING IT)

Dating & Relationships

I am re-hashing this post that I did for a blog prior to The Intelligent Elephant.  Back then, I was single and wrote it as more of a “game plan” for something new I wanted to try.  Little did I know, I would meet the man of my life in less than 2 months! When […]

SOCIAL MEDIA & BABY PICTURES: A CONVERSATION WE NEED TO HAVE

Parenting

I have wanted to post about this since reading about an Austrian teenager suing her parents for exploiting her privacy by posting intimate childhood pictures to Facebook.  The crazy fact about this story is she asked her parents to delete them, and they said no!  While the posting of intimate photos initially was disrespectful, it […]

5 ACTIVITIES TO KEEP A 3-6 MONTH OLD ENTERTAINED FOR HOURS

Parenting

My little man is 5 months old today, I can hardly believe it!  It is such a great age, because they are in the initial stages of socializing (smiling, babbling) and they aren’t mobile yet so they stay wherever you put them.  Obviously, baby growth and development benefits most from one-on-one time with you e.g. […]

5 IDEAS TO IMPROVE YOUR SOCIAL LIFE FOR PARENTS WITH BABIES 0-6 MONTHS

Parenting

The transition from full-time employee to full-time mother is a significant social adjustment. As much as I adore my son’s daily smiles and babbles, I find myself craving adult conversation and seeking opportunities to connect with other mamas in the community.  These are my top picks for social activities for Edmonton mamas (and papas!) with […]