Fresh Finds

Being a new mom can be overwhelming. With so many products available it’s often hard to know who to listen to, where to look and what to get. For new moms looking for Canadian-made healthy and natural choices for their wee ones, here is a list of mom-tested, mom-designed and mom-approved must-haves to make life healthier and the world a better place.

Petite Revery

From the creators of popular sleepwear brand Nest Designs, Petite Revery (Little Daydream) is a thoughtful line that celebrates all the little dreamers out there. The Spring/Summer ’22 line includes t-shirts, swimwear, reversible jackets, accessories and more. Pieces are made with sustainably sourced linen and organic cottons in silhouettes that complement a journey of discovery.

petiterevery.com

Tofino Towels

Tofino Towel Company and Mamas for Mamas have collaborated to create an exclusive limited edition towel designed by an Okanagan artist, a mom herself. Tofino Towel Co. will donate proceeds from this signature towel through sales from their website as well as through their retailers, to Mamas for Mamas and a limited number of towels have been produced for sale. Mamas for Mamas is a national charitable organization that supports mothers and caregivers in crisis by providing ongoing support to individuals and families facing various poverty-related struggles. Towels can be purchased through participating retailers or online through the Tofino Towel Company website at
tofinotowelco.com.

Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Schiffer Kids’ is helping build the knowledge base for SEL- and STEAM-inspired learning through content that promotes critical thinking, opens up conversations and ultimately inspires young minds. Social, Emotional, Learning titles explore concepts such as managing emotions, forming positive relationships and teaching coping skills essential for mental health awareness. The five elements of social-emotional learning include Self Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision-Making.

casel.org

Disney Princess Tea Parties Cookbook

This cookbook features over 50 kid-friendly and easy-to-follow recipes inspired by the Disney Princesses. From tasty cookies and biscuits to delicious herbal teas, Disney Princess Tea Parties Cookbook includes many Disney-themed treats for the ultimate tea party. Full-color photography along with tips and tricks from some of your favourite characters.

simonandschuster.com

The Write It Workshops

These free virtual creative writing workshops for children and youth in grades 4–8 focus on improving children’s writing skills through fun, interactive activities that encourage participants to express themselves creatively, build their confidence and find their voices as writers.

Virtual workshops take place every Saturday (excluding long weekends) from 1pm or 2pm depending on the date for 1 hour. To sign up, visit
workshop.ripplefoundation.ca.

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