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Mom of the House with Brianna Bell

Brianna Bell takes on issue of being a mother in her new weekly column Mom of the House. Brianna Bell is a Guelph-based writer who focuses on events, small businesses, and community stories. In addition to GuelphToday, she has written for The Guelph Mercury and The Globe & Mail.

Snow 'yay' or snow nay?

Snow 'yay' or snow nay?

Depending on family and work situations, snow days can present challenges for parents
Suggestions for combating the winter blues

Suggestions for combating the winter blues

Do you experience a shift in your mood during the winter? This week in Mom of the House, Brianna gives some possible solutions to that problem
An open letter to our premier, from a concerned mom

An open letter to our premier, from a concerned mom

In this week's Mom of the House column, Brianna shares a letter she wrote to Ontario Premier Doug Ford about class size caps
Walking away from 'imposter syndrome'

Walking away from 'imposter syndrome'

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna Bell reflects on doing the thing that she loves the most... writing words and telling stories
How mom survives when the entire house is sick

How mom survives when the entire house is sick

Mom of the House finds some coping mechanisms for when everybody seems to be ill
From three to five daughters in the blink of an eye

From three to five daughters in the blink of an eye

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna could be happier with the family's new additions – two guinea pigs named Florabelle and Cinnamon
A few reading recommendations from 2018

A few reading recommendations from 2018

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna recommends a few of the 50+ books she read in 2018
Reframing: Ditch the resolution, set goals instead!

Reframing: Ditch the resolution, set goals instead!

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna takes stock of what she accomplished in 2018 and shares her goals for 2019
All I want for Christmas is quality family time

All I want for Christmas is quality family time

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna Bell looks forward to two uninterrupted weeks of lego, snuggling and all-around kid time
And now for something completely different

And now for something completely different

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna Bell shares her departure from tradition and familiarity to rediscover her family's reason for celebrating