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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> 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
Mom of the House: The final gift of the mulberry tree

Mom of the House: The final gift of the mulberry tree

With an impending change of home, it can sometimes feel like an era is ending
Mom of the House: How to be frugal in summer

Mom of the House: How to be frugal in summer

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna reminds herself (and her readers) that memories don’t have to cost a dime
Mom of the House: Father's Day

Mom of the House: Father's Day

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna Bell shares five stories of fathers from five different generations
Mom of the House: Missing my brother on his birthday

Mom of the House: Missing my brother on his birthday

Trying to find a way to mother through grief
Mom of the House: Mothering away from your Motherland

Mom of the House: Mothering away from your Motherland

In March 1956, my 16-year-old Grandmother boarded a massive ship called the SS New York. The turbulent waters during her two week journey likely matched the fear and excitement that she faced, as she waited expectantly to see her new husband.