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Rainbow Mountain Cookie Sale

May 16, 2018

May 17th is The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. In recognition and solidarity, MMC is participating in “Rainbow Treats for Change” with profits going to support Barrie Pride and Pride Week this year.A colourful take on our classic MMC Mountain sugar cookie these triple layer treats have a fun surprise sprinkle centre to delight…

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Top 5 things not to say, and what you could try saying instead, to someone experiencing infertility.

April 24, 2018

In honour of National Infertility Awareness Week, and with 1 in 6 Canadians currently struggling to conceive, I thought I would put together a post about fertility etiquette. While many people have good intentions, most don’t know what to say (or say the wrong things) to friends and family members dealing with infertility. 

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DIY TERRA COTTA CLAY DIFFUSER

April 22, 2018

Looking for a fun earth day craft? Collect some foliage and grab some
air-dry clay! Earth friendly, fun and easy.
Terra cotta is a type of clay that easily absorbs oils making a perfect
diffuser for essential oils. Diffusing essential oils can be very beneficial
for you and they make excellent natural air fresheners!

This craft
project is easy enough for kids to help out and makes a wonderful
homemade gift all year long.

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Musings From Momma: Brandy’s story about breastfeeding in public.

April 6, 2018

I am all for choice and non judgement. I sincerely feel that if a woman opts to breastfeed openly in public, then they should do so. Comfortably and confidently and unscrutinized. It is natural.

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Women’s Day Colouring Contest Winner

March 13, 2018

Check out some of the submissions from MMC’s International Women’s Day Contest and view the winning sheet- who’s artist is the lucky winner of a 100$ Gift Certificate to Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain!

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2018 International Women’s Day Colouring Contest.

March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day Colouring Contest- Win 100$ To Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain. 

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DIY Baby Wipe Spray

March 4, 2018

The most common brands of baby wipes have ingridients such as  parabens, fragrances, and skin irritants that some babies may be sensitive to. After I gave birth I decided to forgo packaged wipes altogether. I went into my kitchen and started concocting all sorts of baby wipe sprays.

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Six Small Ways for Your Family to Cut Waste by A LOT

February 11, 2018

It’s all about the little changes that we make. Baby steps. One step at a time.

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2017 Babies In Barrie

January 19, 2018

Meet a handful of the beautiful babies born in the Barrie area this year.

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The 16 Percent

January 3, 2018

A group of women dedicated to sharing and creating a safe space for families who have experienced miscarriage and infertility, The 16 Percent shares with MMC the history of how they came to be, and information about how to read more about their history and support forum. The 16 Percent came to be in a…

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Friends Of The Barrie Midwives “The First Six Weeks with Your Baby”

December 26, 2017

Watch the Association Of Ontario Midwives educational video on the “First Six Weeks with Your Baby” for an insiders look on postpartum care with a Midwife. 

Join Friends Of The Barrie Midwives on Facebook and Instagram! Community Events, Education, and Fundraising  in support of The Barrie Midwives. 

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10 Tips to Optimize your Fertility In 2018!

December 19, 2017

“Whatever your goals for 2018 may be, it is never too early to start optimizing your fertility! As a naturopathic doctor, my goal is to educate patients and ensure they have all of the tools they need to reach the goals they want, and fertility is no exception! Here are my top 10 tips you can start using TODAY to optimize your fertility.”

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What Will you Give a SH*T about this Holiday Season?

December 8, 2017

In a normal household with children, on any given day, the primary caregiver is usually the one with the most amount of commitments and responsibilities. In terms of statistics, it’s usually the female-identifying member of the household that gets the brunt of all the stress and guilt that comes with commitments. Moms are working harder,…

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Maker Spotlight: Dawning Collective

December 4, 2017

In this Maker Spotlight Barrie entrepreneur and Momma,Jamie, gives us a glimpse into her life as a stay at home parent and owner of a thriving local business. 

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Breast and Bottle Barrie: Laura’s Story

December 4, 2017

To say that breastfeeding is a journey is an understatement.  Breastfeeding becomes part of your identity.  It is not just something you “do” but rather is a part of who you and your child are.  As somewhat of a “hippy mom”, I have always known that I wanted to breastfeed my babies.  It was not…

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The Festive Feed

November 28, 2017

Mountain Momma Collective Lactation Consultant Jenny talks tips for ensuring your feeding game stays strong this Christmas. 

 

 

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Holiday Maker Spotlight – Moonstone Momma Campaign

November 26, 2017

The second annual “Moonstone Momma” Fundraiser is underway. Facilitated by MMC Momma Amy, the fundraiser originated as a way to support parents on Antenatal bed rest after a 10 week stay at Victoria Hospital in 2015.  

Photos: Lokal Digs & Toni Nichole Photos

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Holiday Maker Spotlight- Kim Dunn

November 23, 2017

Customizable, quality, handcrafted wood teethers and toys are what your will find when you visit The Little Tree Company’s online shop.  Just in time for the Holiday Season, Kim (Collingwood resident and Momma of two) has created a sweet little special for the Mountain Momma community. Lavender Name Teether 25$ + HST:   Using untreated,…

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Holiday Maker Spotlight- The Imagination Studio

November 19, 2017

Momma to Emerald and Mountain Momma Collective’s guest reader at our very first community event held at The Paperie last June, Ashley Green is a kind compassionate soul who is ready to ignite your little ones passion for creativity. 

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Holiday Maker Spotlight- Bay Blue Ceramics and Concrete

November 15, 2017

“Meet The Maker”-Our next Holiday spotlight is on MMC shop Maker Aysia Garbe. 

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