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Welcome to Outdoor Voice, the blog for parents from Hip Mommies. We feature products of course, but also share reviews, host giveaways, and have moms that are doing great things share a bit about themselves. We are huge into Mom Crushes, parenting hacks, tips, kids, DIY recipes and more for the modern Canadian family.
Vanessa Grant, Hip Mommies’ Social Outreach Manager and the mom boss behind Mommyfluencer, shares her tips and real-life experience for creating social media campaigns that work—even for bricks-and-mortar businesses. Entrepreneurship is so much more involved than just...read more
As a child of a small business owner, many of my memories include hiding behind boxes in my father's warehouse, helping the bookkeepers sort invoices, or spending weekends minding the front cash. Now, my husband and I (also the product of a family run business) are...read more
This week we profile Katherine, a mom I have had the pleasure of meeting in real life. She is just as warm as you would imagine and is definitely someone you would respect. Katherine has a demanding legal career, a killer professional wardrobe, and the most...read more
Mom Love this week goes out to Sarah Rusztyn, a fellow mom we met on Instagram who has the most remarkable feed. She shares photos of most of the meals she makes for her almost-two-year-old son Wyatt, and is an endless source of inspiration for other moms looking for...read more
Let's Green this Brunch! Green Beaver Baby! In the last week of March, Hip Mommies hosted an exclusive brunch to celebrate the launch of The Green Beaver Company's new lineup of personal care products for baby. We filled downtown hot spot La Palma in Toronto with...read more
Looking for indoor activities for toddlers? Still stuck inside with your little ones? We have some indoor activities for you that are sure to help you get through February. Fool-proof Indoor activities for toddlers that will help you through the rest of winter. It's...read more
Looking for gift ideas for the dog lover on your list? You are in luck! We have collected our top picks for both pooch and the pet parent that loves them. Available in Canada! The top 10 gift ideas for the dog lover on your list. The Ono Good Bowl Double in Cool...read more
ezpz Care Bears is here! Where are my 1980's babies at?! First introduced by American Greetings in 1982 through consumer products, greeting cards, and later an animated CGI television show, Care Bears™ has become one of the world’s most popular and endearing...read more
Doddle Pop Drop! Earlier this month, Hip Mommies hosted an exclusive brunch to celebrate the Canadian launch of Doddle & Co., creators of the Pop Pacifier. We filled downtown hot spot Café Cancan in Toronto with media types, Instagrammers, mom bloggers and...read more
Bringing home baby means more stuff and no matter how hard to try to keep it to a minimum it is easy to get overwhelmed. Whether you are into minimalism because you want to live without being dependant on possessions, for environmental reasons, or financial it is...read more
Photo of Jolyn Swain, Nurtured, Halifax Nova, Scotia. As a child of a small business owner, many of my memories include hiding behind boxes in my father’s warehouse, helping the bookkeepers sort invoices, or spending weekends minding the front cash. Now, my husband...read more
Photography by Josh Tenn-Yuk courtesy of Canola Eat Well Earlier this month I celebrated Canada’s 150th with Canadian nutritionists, dieticians, food writers, farmers, bloggers and chefs. We broke bread over an incredible meal inspired by Canada. Matt Basile (Owner of...read more