We are always looking for ideas and submissions.  If you have a post you’d like us to consider for the blog, or a subject, location, or activity you think would make a good blog post, email us at .

Click on the author’s name to see all posts written by them.  Some of our writers choose to submit using our guest blogger account.  All of their posts can be seen here.

Allison occasionally looks up from her book to parent her two children.  She blogs over at Bibliomama.

Alyssa is an almost-30, stay-at-home mom of two wonderful kids aged 2 (boy) and 6 (girl). She spends her days taking care of her family, home and everything in between while posting on her blog A Motherhood Experience by night.

Amanda is mom to Dominic and can be found blogging about life, product reviews & giveaways at Namaste Mommy, PTPA Panel of Moms & Tools for Schools.  When not feeding and changing diapers Amanda is busy with her company DeGrace Energetics & Little Lotus.

Amy is mom to 8-month-old Maggie and a 4 year old schnauzer named Henry. You can read her blog at where she writes about motherhood and anything else that’s on her mind.

Amy is the homeschooling, photographing mom of 7 year old Liam, 3 1/2 year old Simon, and 16 month old Andrew. She blogs at Muddy Boots and her photography can be found at Muddy Boots Photo.

Angela is mom to a teen, tween and toddler, wife of an intrepid businessman, master of two big dogs and she loves her camera-baby very much. She is a displaced montrealer living in Long Sault, Ontario. She blogs at From the Dock.

Anna is a proud stepmom (18yrs) and mom (7 & 3 yrs) and blogs her quest to get to the Beach every year as well as everything in between at Life is Good…At the Beach.  Anna is also a photographer, her portfolio can be viewed at Anna Epp Photography, and is often spotted around town with her trusty Nikon by her side.

Brenda is a stay-at-home mom to a 7 yr old Jedi wannabe and 4 yr old little miss.  You can occasionally find her blogging at

Brie is the mom of a 4 year old daughter “the girl” and 2 old son “the boy”. You can read her blog at Capital Mom.

Carly has red hair and occasionally the temper to match.  She loves potatoes, rainy nights, photography, her husband and her 4 year old son, Jacob.  Probably in reverse order.   She also blogs.

Caroline bought a Mustang, and began dating the man who sold it to her. Two years later, after a wedding and the birth of her son, she found herself with a family. The car seat fits just fine in the Mustang. You can find her blogging at Mustangsabby and No more pickles and ice cream

Chantal is a mom of 3 boys ages 8, 5 and 5 months. She usually blogs at TwoHandsFull but is currently taking a blogging break to enjoy time with her baby boy!

Colleen is the mother of a 3-year-old monkey and a 9-month-old bear cub. She blogs about frugality, food and green living at frugal + urban.

Danielle is a professional photographer, adoptive mom of two and a blogger.

Dawn is mom to two daughters, 5 year old Dolly-girl and 18 month old Booboo. She tries very hard to remember which one is which.

Deanna is Chief Storyteller for StorylinePR and inspired by the creativity of her 6 year old, Madeline.  She blogs about PR tips and media trends at

Donna is the mama of two lovely little gals, Big M and little m, 3.5 and 1.5.  She is the co-author of Kindred Crafters, a blog about crafting.

Eric is dad to 3.5 year old Kiernan and 11 month old twins Quinn and Juliette.  He also blogs at (slightly) less cynical.

Erin is mom to 2 (almost 3) year old “Miss K” and 6 month old “Mister J”. You can read her blog at My Suburban Adventure

Finola is the mother of two crafty girls aged 8 and 6. You can find her at

Isabelle is the mom of 3.5 year old Jay and two-month old Rosie. You can also find her at Dr. Peach’s Blog.

Jay is the Mom to 6.5yr old Sydney and 4.5yr old Carter and has a blog for her business, Loopy 4 Ewe.

Jenn is mom to five-year old Jacob and two and a half year old Zachary. You can find her at Invitations by Jenn.

Joanne the proud mom of Amélie (8 years old) and Mathieu (5 years).  She is new at blogging and you can find her at Our Money Pit.

Josée is mom to three-year old daughter B.G., and one-year old son Bonhomme.  She is always searching for fun and frugal Ottawa events and activities, and puts her research to good use at her website,

Julie is an Ottawa local and mother of two. Her personal blog is Coffee with Julie.

Julie is a mom to 7 year old Maya and 5 ½ year old Evan. She is photographer and samples of her work can be found at

Julie (a.k.a. smothermother) is mom to 3 yr old Jellybean and married to the hubby.  You can read her blog at

Kari is the mom of two girls, a 4 year old and 10 month old.  She can be found frequenting free activities throughout the city in hopes it’ll tire them out enough to sleep through the night.

Krista is mom to three boys: 2 year old Ewan and 9 month old twins Angus and Lachlan. You can follow her on Twitter @kristahouse.

Krista is married to Willy and mom to a 3 year old son, Woo, and 1.5 year old daughter Goose. You can find her at Life in the Hutch or on Twitter @kgraydonald

Lana is a knitter, veggie gardener, wife and toddler wrangler.  She can be found blogging about cooking, baking, gardening and more on her blog, Apron Strings.

Lara is mom to 3.5 year old Kiernan and 1 year old twins Quinn and Juliette. You can read her blog at Gliding Through Motherhood.

Laura is a wife and Mother to beautiful 8 and 10 year old girls.  Laura provides light-hearted commentary for every day, practical green living on her blog the Mindful Merchant.

Liisa is mom to two boys, 4.5 year old Lil D and 2.5 year old Lil C.  You can also find her at Fit for a Kid.

Lynn is mom to 7-year-old Captain Jelly Belly, 5.5-year-old Gal Smiley, and 2.5-year-old Little Miss Sunshine. She blogs over at Turtlehead.

Melissa is mom to 3 busy boys, ages 8, 6, and 4mos. When not enthusiastically advocating the use of cloth diapers, babywearing, and the concept of “parenting through natural consequences”,  she can be found blogging to maintain her sanity at refashionista and Urban Hippy.

Quirkymom is mom to Jasmine 7 and Devin 4 1/2 and this is the first blog post she has ever had published anywhere other than her own little family blog.  You can read her blog at .

Sabrina is the mom of five-year old Darling Daughter and 22-month old Little Buddha. You can read her blog at .

Sara is mom to 4-year-old ” firefighter” and 2-year-old “monkey”.  You can find her at her blog, My Points of View.

Shannon is mom to three Things, aged 6, 4, and 2.  Follow their adventures at Crafty Mom.

Shawna is mom to 4 year old Sage and almost-2-year-old Harris.  She has  been writing online since 2003, and her latest project is a fledgling photography blog.

Tanya Snook resides with her hubby & the Dude in Barrhaven. In her spare time, you can find her blogging at Spydergrrl on the Web or tweeting as @spydergrrl.

Tiana is mother to Bobby Hurricane. You can catch her being generally awesome over at Sassy Red Head.

Vicky is the mom to 3.5 year old son named Joel and 1 year old daughter named Mieka. You can read her blog at blog Some Kind of Wondermom.

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