Voula Martin



Author Bio:

A University of Calgary Political Science graduate and mom of two, Voula was born in Montreal, grew up in Calgary and lived for 5 years in the lovely west coast city of Port Moody before returning to Calgary. As Editor in Chief of Family Fun Canada, an idea she helped take from a kitchen table discussion to a country wide digital distribution, Voula oversees a dedicated team of talented, amazing contributing writers. *Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) member

Website: https://www.familyfuncanada.com

Posts by Voula Martin:


Is it Halloween or Christmas in October?

Posted on: November 2, 2008

At the risk of sounding “seinfeldian”, have you ever noticed that the Christmas stuff is coming out earlier and earlier? It used to be it came out around the end of November, now it really ramps up the day after Halloween. I fully expect the day will come that we
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The clarity of 3 am brought to you by wide awake children…

Posted on: October 20, 2008

This past week has been one in which the sleep gods have not been kind to our family… Billy has taken to waking up twice a night. This does not please me, as he won’t settle down without a bottle, and you’d think at 16 months, he’d get his act
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted on: October 12, 2008

Don’t sweat the small stuff, just let go of your expectations and enjoy! Why am I starting a blog this way? Because Thanksgiving can be a nerve-racking holiday! Our extended family grows bigger every year – we will have at least 23 but potentially 29 people who may attend dinner
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Traveling With Kids: How to Cope with Confinement

Posted on: October 2, 2008

I just came back from a wonderfully relaxing weekend WITHOUT MY KIDS!!!! While staying with friends, I had the unique pleasure of ignoring the little voice yelling “mommy!!!” and if a baby cried, it was optional for me to pick it up! Ah good times! But it got me thinking
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Is serfdom too much to expect?

Posted on: September 24, 2008

I’ve decided I want servants. Not just the occasional cleaning lady, or baby-sitter, but full-time, live-in servants and I’ll need at least 2. My servants can do all the laundry; washing, folding, ironing and putting away! One can take the kids after dinner to clean them up and put them
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Revenge of the Giant Rat

Posted on: September 16, 2008

“La La La La. La La la la!. La La La La LA! Toopy Toopy, Binoo, Binoo, Toopey and Binoo…” Holy cow is that song ever stuck in my brain! Not that my children will remember going or ever appreciate me for taking them, but I braved a trip to
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Children With Potty Mouth Interrupt The Space Time Continuum

Posted on: September 12, 2008

By Voula Martin September 12, 2008 Ever hear someone say that kids say the darndest things? Totally, annoyingly true. Do not swear in front of your children! Yes, this should be a no-brainer, and yes, I should have cleaned up my potty mouth a long time ago, but the little
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