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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> 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
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Things to do in the fall

Mom of the House: Things to do in the fall

In this week's column, Brianna Bell talks about all the amazing things to do during the fall (and the scent of pumpkins)
<b>Mom of the House:</b> The bygone era

Mom of the House: The bygone era

"It was a different era, and I’m sure in my mind I romanticize the true reality, but in my heart I long for the simplicity of life a few generations ago."
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Open letter to my daughter on her first day of JK

Mom of the House: Open letter to my daughter on her first day of JK

In this week's column, Brianna Bell tackles the question of whether or not she could pen a “love letter” full of joy to someone she knows and loves dearly
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Moms weigh in with back-to-school money-saving tips

Mom of the House: Moms weigh in with back-to-school money-saving tips

Learn how the smart moms avoid the end-of-summer shopping hype
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Finding myself in Muskoka

Mom of the House: Finding myself in Muskoka

A place that was a balm that soothed my aching soul