A viral video reminds us to live in the moment; #BellLetsTalk reminds us to talk about what scares us; a Frozen parody reminds us to hide the CD in case of a snow day

By Sonia Verma

momstown communities across Canada are all about connecting real moms, every day, in person and online. Many women will tell you, “It was my moms' group that saved me," and a University of Waterloo study used momstown to show just how important these groups are to new mothers, and their mental health

There’s no better adrenaline rush than rising early on a Saturday morning, downing a cup of hot coffee, and hitting the road for a day of bargain hunting. To help kick-off the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Yard Sale for the Cure (, below is the ultimate guide to Yard Sale shopping.

It has been 10 years since my son was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. Back in those days, you got your diagnosis and you were sent on your way to deal with it. Very little information regarding treatment, agencies, education or help of any kind was provided. It was pretty much a “Yes, your son has autism… don’t hit yourself with the door on the way out” kind of an approach.

Find momstown at Shows, Expos, and Business Conferences across the country this April. Come meet the momstown team face-to-face!

March 26 is International Epilepsy Awareness Day. Each day in Canada, an average of 42 people learn that they have epilepsy and in approximately 50% of cases of childhood epilepsy, seizures disappear completely. Here is one mom's story of living with a daughter who has Epilepsy.

I just watched the most inspiring video for World Down Syndrome Day. This incredible video has grown children with Down's Syndrome helping a pregnant mom-to-be answer the question of "will my baby be okay" after she learned of his diagnosis in utero.

Many popular myths still endorse drinking alcohol as culturally acceptable when pregnant. Many people still believe alcohol is okay to consume in moderate amounts while pregnant. But the reality is there’s no safe time, amount or type of alcohol when you are pregnant.

With Pregnancy and Loss Remembrance Day, upon us, I have been reflecting on my own loss of my 3 year old son, Zack.

momstown is proud to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7 and continues to be a source of support for moms and babies in communities across Canada.