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In 2018, I took charge of my life (at 40!) and it has been incredibly liberating. Now in the present, with my feet firmly on the ground, I think about the past and all of the moments where I knew there was something different in me, but ignored it. And that’s the struggle for children...
Our job as parents is to give kids a hand as we guide them through childhood. This is a pretty big job, which is why parents sometimes need a hand, too. Mamas for Mamas is committed to supporting mothers and caregivers in need, so make sure to explore their current programs.   There are, of...
How did you find yourself in this situation? When did you find the need to stand up for your mental health? In January of 2019 – I was well into my third year of employment with a local shop – and after a busy holiday season combined with a recent expansion – everyone was looking...
I don’t even remember how many years ago it was that Shannon, along with ten other moms and I, were in her living room sharing extra baby gear and talking about how to bring back the ‘village’ mentality. Shannon had just started the Kelowna Facebook group “Mamas for Mamas” and her vision was AMAZING and so...
Most of us, I think, would consider ourselves to be kind people. As Canadians, we are known for our friendliness and kindness. It’s part of our cultural identity, right? But… How intentional are we about kindness in our day to day lives? Is it something that we are thinking about, talking about, acting with, and...
August 1st-7th marks World Breastfeeding Week, so today we welcome Jenny Hamilton from our Grande Prairie Mamas for Mamas branch to provide you all with some timely information to help you along your breastfeeding journey.            Hi!  My name is Jenny Hamilton and I am a Registered Nurse (RN), Mama Coach...
Being a mom has got to be one of the greatest gifts life has to offer. As the birth of your newborn draws near, you realize that this moment is about to change your life forever. How will you live your life as soon as he or she is born? Will you be able to...