Mom Stuff

By Christine Davis

Short-Sleeve Crepe Dress

Bright and sunny, this dress screams spring. The crepe fabric makes it nice enough for work, but casual enough for the weekend, too. Wear it all summer long. Available at Walmart and $24.97





siggi’s skyr yogurt

Thick, creamy and rich in protein, skyr is the traditional yogurt of Iceland and siggi’s brand is now available in Canada. Made with simple ingredients and not a lot of sugar, it’s a great way to enjoy such delicious flavours as black cherry, strawberry, blueberry, vanilla or even plain. Available at Real Canadian Superstore, Metro and Longo’s. $4.99-$5.49


Flora 2 Eye Boot

Cute and functional these Bogs boots are perfect for spring walks and working in the yard. Lightweight and supportive they’re 100 per cent waterproof, too. Available in assorted colours. Available at $90



The DivaCup

This is the first reusable cup approved for sale in Canada by Health Canada. Designed to be worn internally it collects rather than absorbs menstrual flow, providing 12-hour leak-free protection. It’s a budget and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional products. Available in three sizes: Model 0 for those 18 years or under, Model 1 for those under 30 who have never delivered vaginally or by caesarean section and Model 2 for those age 30 and over or who have delivered vaginally or by caesarean. Available at  Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall Pharma Plus. $39.99


Block Heel Sandals

These should be the one new pair of heels you buy this spring. Available in a variety of colours the low heel makes them comfortable while the straps and tassels in the back make them fun and flirty. Available at Walmart and $24.97


Colgate Total toothpaste

April is National Oral Health month so what better time to try this toothpaste from Colgate? It protects across such different oral care problems as stains, enamel erosion, cavities, gingivitis, bad breath, sensitivity, tartar and plaque. Available at most grocery stores and pharmacies. $2.99


Classic Trench Coat

This pale mauve trench coat from RW&CO is a must-have for any spring wardrobe. Fresh and classic it adds a subtle pop of colour and will keep you warm and dry during those spring showers. Available at RW&CO and $179.90




Arnica Gel

Traditionally used in phytotherapy, this gel relieves aches and pain of muscles and joints associated with backache, strains and sprains involving muscles, tendons and/or ligaments and arthritis. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart. $21




Hemp Yeah! Granola

This protein packed granola is powered by hemp, offering 10 grams of plant-based, non-soy protein with 10 grams of sugar or less. It’s nutrient dense and available in three flavours; Honey & Oats, Blueberry and Dark Chocolate. Available at Whole Foods. $5.99