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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.

<b>Mom of the House:</b> Secrets to a long marriage

Mom of the House: Secrets to a long marriage

What marriage advice would you give for a long and lasting marriage?
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Catholic or public school? Why we chose Catholic

Mom of the House: Catholic or public school? Why we chose Catholic

When it was time to register our daughter for school my husband assumed that we would enroll Penny in public school . . . I had a different idea
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Simple money saving strategies for families

Mom of the House: Simple money saving strategies for families

In this week's column, Brianna takes on one of the most popular topics with families who have children: money and budgeting.
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Mom's Birthday

Mom of the House: Mom's Birthday

For a moment I’ll allow myself to mourn the days when make-up was a right and not a gift, when money was abundant and not non-existent
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Loneliness and isolation seemed to be a trend in motherhood

Mom of the House: Loneliness and isolation seemed to be a trend in motherhood

In this week, Brianna talks to Tamsen Taylor about her Parent Resource Portal and how to connect with other mothers and businesses.
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Bring on the 'switch witch!'

Mom of the House: Bring on the 'switch witch!'

In this week's column, Brianna makes some suggestions on how to conquer the world of candy mountains so big you could ski off of them
<b>Mom of the House:</b> The Teal Pumpkin Project

Mom of the House: The Teal Pumpkin Project

I have always been focused on making Halloween light-hearted and fun, trying to cater to the younger kids, that I hadn’t thought about kids who can’t participate in trick-or-treating for a very serious reason: allergies
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Politics and motherhood

Mom of the House: Politics and motherhood

What message does this U.S. election mean for my two little girls? What message does it send to them?
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Our third baby

Mom of the House: Our third baby

"In some of life’s hardest decisions, we have jumped in with both feet and never regretted it"
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Raising resilient kids

Mom of the House: Raising resilient kids

Resilience can be as little as not sweating the small stuff, to as big as overcoming major life change like divorce or trauma