Nadia Carriere is a mom to two girls and a baby boy, a writer and the publisher of Child Mode. As a lover of style and fashion, Nadia found her ‘niche’ and love of children’s clothing while searching for quality items for her family.

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I learned something in 2014. Something that completely changed my life and the way I look at things. I learned that wishes do come true if you work hard enough at them and do everything you can to make them happen. Want to be a yoga instructor? Go for it. Want to create your own business? Do it. Want to run the Disney Princess 1/2 Marathon? Sign up for that race and just do it! Today, my Prince Charmings and sweet Princesses dropped me off at the airport to take on something that’s always been on my bucket list. Presented […] Continue reading →

Quantum of the Seas - Dining & Entertainment

I mentioned in my previous posts about Quantum of the Seas that I had never been on a cruise before. As a newbie, one of the things I was nervous about was the dining – I’d always heard that choices were limited and you had to sit with people you don’t know. Royal Caribbean revamped everything for their new smartship, including all the food and entertainment. They have introduced what they call “Dynamic Dining” which allows guests to choose from 18 different restaurants with no set dining times. The restaurants range from the incredibly elegant Grande (I was looking around […] Continue reading →

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My kids have had a fairly healthy winter (touch wood), however the last couple of times that they did get sick was due to their habit of taking their socks off and running around barefoot on our cold ceramic floors. I don’t know why they insist on taking their socks off, but it’s become a bad habit that’s been hard to remedy. A couple of weeks ago I was introduced to a new company called ChattyFeet. These super fun socks cheer you up with funny personalities on your toes! We received several pairs of these fun socks for myself and […] Continue reading →

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I’m a little obsessed with points. In fact, I shop according to whether or not the store provides points for purchases. If there is no reward program, I’ll search for a similar store that provides one. Shoppers Drug Mart has been my store of choice for years. I’ve been shopping here for all of my personal and body care needs for years and years. Their Optimum points can be used to save actual cash on purchases (win-win). Just recently, Shoppers Drug Mart has built a media/ information hub for their Life brand called Get the Most Out of Life to […] Continue reading →

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You may think that winter is an off time of year to talk about sunglasses, but if you have ever lived in a snowy climate, you know how intense that glare can be off of the fresh, white, landscape. Well, the awesome news is that Babiators, the beloved toddler and child sunglasses brand, recently launched a new line for children ages 7-14 called Aces. Aces Shades fly high with rad style that kids will love and a durability that pleases every parent. Babiators’ Lost and Found Guarantee allows you to register you child’s glasses (this goes for original Babiators, too), […] Continue reading →

7 Ways toWrap Your Familyin Love

Valentine’s Day will be here soon, and I love the idea of giving a gift that will last longer than flowers, candies, or even stuffed animals. I think that sweet and cozy blankets would be the perfect gift that can warm the hearts (and bodies) of those you love the most for years to come. Here are 7 blankets that I found fitting for gifting your children. The Pattern Party Baby Quilt for Land of Nod was designed by the talented Joy Cho. We featured her exclusive FEED diaper bag print recently, she has a collection out at Target featuring […] Continue reading →

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Did you hear? Dora the Explorer is coming to The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 18 for “Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys” AND we have a special limited time presage code to share with you all!! This interactive live show will have the whole family out of their seats singing and dancing along. Dora welcomes families to discover, communicate, overcome obstacles, solve puzzles and discover a diverse and exciting world along with her on one incredible adventure! The deers: Tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.ca/venueartist/131106/1265671?brand=sony Use the code word: SWIPER at checkout The presage […] Continue reading →

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