Family Health

Cost of Living in Canada: What Insurances to Get

One of the money-grubbing items are the insurances being offered left and right. There are a number of insurance providers here in Canada but my discussion here will not be about which are the best ones. Instead I will be talking about which type of insurances are necessary when you start living on your own… Continue reading Cost of Living in Canada: What Insurances to Get

Lifestyle

Cost of Living in Canada: House Utilities Expense

When you are moving whether to a rented apartment, a leased house or a bought home, one of the important things you must settle immediately are the utilities. Now, you might be wondering how much are the utilities that you must consider to include in your budgeting for monthly expenses? Lucky you, I can give… Continue reading Cost of Living in Canada: House Utilities Expense

Motherhood

Weekend Coffee Share: From Gratefulness to Sharing

I found myself very busy for the past two weeks. Aside from hustling my 24/7 job as Kara's mom, I try to bring back the routine of being a housewife. We finished moving all our stuff (thanks to hubbee for doing most of the work) to the storage unit we rented and to our current… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share: From Gratefulness to Sharing

Family Health

Tried and Tested Solutions for Self-Improvement

Ever since I left school, the complexity of my life suddenly blew up by a factor of 10. I found myself going through a complete chaotic system of never-ending to-do’s and problems-to-be-solved. Most of my problems are not that hard, but the sheer volume of it is just something else. I always manage to procrastinate… Continue reading Tried and Tested Solutions for Self-Improvement

Motherhood

Weekend Coffee Share: Why can’t a mother have a 30 hour-day?

So I learned this #weekendcoffeeshare hashtag in WordPress and I thought why not make a post every weekend just to have something to write on. It is actually a good idea as this certain tag will collect my personal posts within my blog. The previous weeks have been very productive and busy for my family.… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share: Why can’t a mother have a 30 hour-day?

Lifestyle

Cost of Living in Canada: How Much is a House for Rent

Locals who started a family, bachelors who wanted a good personal space, newcomers (individuals or families from other countries fresh from their first landing in Canada) -- these are just some of the people who are looking for 'house for rent' in Canada. There could also be some who are yet outside Canada but already… Continue reading Cost of Living in Canada: How Much is a House for Rent

Family Health

The Wonders of Ontario Health Insurance Plan and OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

After reading The Medical Bill, I thought about when was the last time I paid for a medical bill? And then a flashback of my daughter's experience came to me. Kara, my sweet daughter, was 3 month-old when she was diagnosed to have Eczematous Dermatitis and possible Ichthyosis during the first consultation with her Pediatrician… Continue reading The Wonders of Ontario Health Insurance Plan and OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

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Common Elementary School Accidents and How to Prevent Them

When kids are at school, they are more often than not actively moving, playing, interacting with people, and exploring. Exploration need not to be restrained just because of the minimal risk of having an injury - if there is a relatively high risk of getting hurt, teachers or any school staff will definitely not allow… Continue reading Common Elementary School Accidents and How to Prevent Them