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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> Simplicity in our hearts and homes

Mom of the House: Simplicity in our hearts and homes

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna writes about the freeing feeling of the clutter purge
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Easter traditions in our family

Mom of the House: Easter traditions in our family

Easter always has a way of sneaking up on me
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Creating Fairyland with my daughters

Mom of the House: Creating Fairyland with my daughters

“I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense” - Beatrix Potter
<b>Mom of the House:</b> The final stretch of my final pregnancy

Mom of the House: The final stretch of my final pregnancy

For me, pregnancy is where I have seen my strength. It’s where I’ve seen what I’m capable of, and have amazed myself
<b>Mom of the House:</b> The accidental extended breastfeeder

Mom of the House: The accidental extended breastfeeder

I distinctly remember recoiling in horror when I saw the cover of Time Magazine in 2012, a mother nursing her four-year-old son, asking “Are you Mom Enough?”
<b>Mom of the House:</b> Here are some FREE March Break Events happening at the Guelph Public Library

Mom of the House: Here are some FREE March Break Events happening at the Guelph Public Library

"If you see a largely pregnant women with two cute little blonde girls while out and about, chances are it’s me"
<b>Mom of the House:</b> A four-year-old and her purple hair

Mom of the House: A four-year-old and her purple hair

"I am a millennial mom, not a baby boomer mom, and we do things differently"
<b>Mom of the House:</b> A mother's existential crisis — who am I?

Mom of the House: A mother's existential crisis — who am I?

One of the things I’ve wondered over the last few months, as I have stepped out of denial and into my true self, is how many others are out there like me? I’ve stopped believing that I was the only one walking around, an empty shell, unsure of my own self
<b>Mom of the House:</b> A handy list of local family-fun events and attractions for Family Day!

Mom of the House: A handy list of local family-fun events and attractions for Family Day!

In this week's column, Brianna curates a few events for local families to choose from and you may have a hard time choosing between the fantastic line-up of events this year
<b>Mom of the House: </b> Talking to our kids about world events

Mom of the House: Talking to our kids about world events

Did you speak to your children about the tragic shooting at the Centre Cultural Islamique de Quebec?