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Merry Momma Markets

November 13, 2017

Hosted by local Barrie Mommas, MMC highlights the top Holiday 2017 Markets for you and your little in Barrie.

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Holiday Maker Spotlight- Hazel & Honey – Handmade Naturals

November 9, 2017

Get to know Kristen, owner and operator of Hazel & Honey Handmade Naturals.

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Pumpkin Spice + Everything Nice This October

October 13, 2017

Fall is here. That means that the leaves changing colour, the nights are cooler, pumpkin spice lattes are back, and the MMC team is busy planning + running awesome events for you to enjoy.

Download the latest edition of Momma Village News. In it you’ll find:

– photos, Moms Climbing Mountains, a recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Mini-Muffins, in-home Lactation Support Services, and much more!

While we might be the Momma Village, this month we are also privileged to have a contribution from a father. Ben Frish took the time to share the incredible story of the birth of his son Matéo through his eyes. What a journey into parenthood for him + his wife Nalisa.

Wishing you all the best this fall,

Toni, Amy + Kat

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Breast and Bottle: Marisa’s Journey

October 3, 2017

My path to motherhood was not as smooth as we had hoped. Breastfeeding changed me – it changed my self-confidence, my self-worth and my view of motherhood.

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School Daze- One Month In.

September 23, 2017

One month in to her Son’s first year at Public School, Kelly Welch- blogger and Momma of 2, reflects on her littles first days.

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Worth the Weight: The Birth of Parker Nolan

September 11, 2017

This is the birth story of Parker Nolan. He was definitely worth the “weight”. Born at 41 weeks gestation and weighing 10lbs 1oz, he came into the world stunned but alert. 

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5 Family Fall Festivities That Are FREE.

August 31, 2017

5 free fall activities for you and your littles! A couple just happen to be this Saturday; Check out what’s in store for family fun this coming season from a local Collingwood gal, Sara Johnston.

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Berkey By The Bay

August 28, 2017

Berkey water filtration systems are an economical and healthy choice for your family when it comes to portable water. All of MMCs community events have complimentary filtered water courtesy of Conscious Water of Collingwood, Ontario. Read more about this local company and their efforts to promote sustainable water quality for young families. 

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Why I Didn’t Breastfeed The Way I Expected.

August 27, 2017

Ever realize that what you think you would do is actually not what you do at all?

That was me and breastfeeding.

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August ’17 Momma Village News

August 15, 2017

Check out the awesome Momma Village community in action!

This month: Pop-Up Play Group: Movement and Song, Lazy Sumer Mondays, a yum-o recipe, featured family, featured online shop product and more!  Download your copy today!

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Nature Babe- A little ones visit to Scales Nature Park.

August 10, 2017

Nestled away in the woodland just south of Orillia, is a wonderful Wildlife centre. Scales Nature Park houses one of the largest and most complete live collections of Canadian reptiles and amphibians, so there’s certainly a lot to look at. Read about MMC family, The McKinnon’s, recent visit this summer.

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The Pond: An Outdoor Maternity Session

August 8, 2017

An outdoor maternity photography session in Barrie, ON. 

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Breast and Bottle Barrie

August 4, 2017

We are celebrating World Breastfeeding Week the only way we know how to, with a blog and photos!

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July ’17 Newsletter

July 22, 2017

Check out the awesome Momma Village community in action!

This month: Lady Sky Book Launch, Strollers n’ Sweat, and Lazy Sumer Mondays, thoughtful articles, recipes, featured family, online shop products and more! Download your copy today.

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Bath, Breast, and Bed: A Story Photo Session

July 19, 2017

Ordinary Moments Become Extraordinary Memories

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Life in The Hollow

July 18, 2017

MMC Village Feature Family ‘The Sweatmans’ talk about life as a young family and business owners on Georgian Bay.

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Birth Bandwagoner

July 12, 2017

When your wife is a doula, birth becomes a huge part of your life. You talk about it at dinner… and you form strange, non-existent bonds with people you don’t even know – people who trust your better half enough to attend the birth of their child.

 

 

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The Birth of Marlowe

July 4, 2017

“Marlowe wasn’t due until the end of July, but due to her momma having some health complications, it was necessary for her to be born early and quickly.”

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Weekend Yogurt Bar

June 30, 2017

An easy long weekend treat bar recipe from our holistic nutritionist.

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What I Forgot To Pack In My Hospital Bag

June 28, 2017

MMC Blogger Sara Johnston of Daughter and Snow took some time to reflect on what she really could have used in her bag.

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