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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> 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
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Different ways of thinking about healthy lunches

Mom of the House: Different ways of thinking about healthy lunches

"The lunch is like a beacon of love from home"
Mom of the House: Technology and the modern mom

Mom of the House: Technology and the modern mom

Sometimes we watch TV, scroll through social media feeds, and become mindless zombies feeding on technology
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Freedom and simplicity are rarely a waste of time

Mom of the House: Freedom and simplicity are rarely a waste of time

Sometimes the best answer to the question "What are we doing?" is “I don’t know”
Mom of the House: On motherhood and sickness

Mom of the House: On motherhood and sickness

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna Bell writes about what happens when a mother gets sick and faces the challenge of resting in order to be healthy again
Mom of the House: Tips for surviving summer

Mom of the House: Tips for surviving summer

Summer vacation is a highly anticipated time of year for most school age children. Once the weather turns warm children are itching to stay home and enjoy the summer months, rather than spend the day glued to their desks