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Tara Robertson Patient Expert

Ontario, Canada
I am a wife and work at home mom with 3 beautiful children. My oldest has been diagnosed with high-functioning Autism and ODD/ADHD. I work as a virtual assistant and social media manager.
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Junior High, Parenting and Triggers by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting When my son entered grade 7 I was freaked out ... for all sorts of reasons. Freaked out because he was getting so old, freaked out because the school was way bigger ... Read on »
Mabel's Labels Stylish Scholars Combo review by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting With back to school just around a corner, and three kids’ supplies to keep straight, I needed labels that would be quick, easy and long-lasting. With Mabel’s Labels I found ... Read on »
How to Win Friends & Caffinate People! Join our #HavaJava Twitter Party Jun 12 @ 9pm EST by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Anyone want a coffee? On Thursday June 12th at 9pm join Single Jo Coffee and a bunch of other coffee lovers as we talk on Twitter about everyone's favourite … COFFEE! ... Read on »
When Crap Explodes All Over Christmas by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I love Christmas. It is my most favourite holiday. I love the tree. I love the decorations. I love the gifts. I love the turkey dinner. I love it all. I have even lear ... Read on »
Missing Person - FOUND! by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting *update* MISSING PERSON - James (Jim) Jernigan has been FOUND! James (Jim) Jernigan is the son of a dear friend of mine He has been missing since Thursday, Decemb ... Read on »
Apple TV 3rd Generation Review by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Guest review by my husband Doug We’ve had an Apple TV for some time, however when given the opportunity to try out the new third generation model I was excited to se ... Read on »
Happy 10th Birthday to my Owen! by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This year we gave Owen the choice of having a smaller gift and a birthday party with his friends or a bigger gift and no party- just a family celebration. We explai ... Read on »
Join me for the #TimsCoffeeDay Twitter Party on Thurs. Sept. 26th! by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Who doesn't love a good cup of coffee?! Nothing starts our day off better than that delicious cup of Java and we are excited to celebrate for the WHOLE day ... Read on »
First Day of School (or The Day Summer Died) by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting They were super happy to go back... can you tell? Aiden said I was sending him back to the prison of death. Owen said summer had barely started and it s ... Read on »
Back to School #WalmartFrugalHeroes Challenge by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I took part in the #WalmartFrugalHeroes Back to School Challenge on August 22nd. My challenge was to outfit two kids for back to school on only $100. I was determined t ... Read on »
Rain, Mosquitoes and a Yurt by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We went camping this past week. We stayed in a Yurt. Do you know what a yurt is? Well, let me tell you- it is a wonderful thing. A yurt is a device that saves ... Read on »
D6 Surf Skimmer Review by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting At the campsite getting ready to go to the beach We took the on our first camping trip of the year. We went camping at a provincial park in Northweste ... Read on »
Mudtopia and the Backyard Creek by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We have the best back yard - it is absolutely gorgeous and green and beautiful now that summer has arrived. Plus there is a lovely creek that is just made for my kids to pla ... Read on »
#SummerSwitch Twitter Party with @MicrosoftCanada 06/25 RSVP here... by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Some of you may remember that I participated in the #HolidaySwap Challenge a few months ago. I loved the Nokia Lumia 920 and am still using it today! Join ... Read on »
My Nomination for the #WindowsPhone #SummerSwitch Campaign is @LindsayDianne by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting How many bloggers do you know who don’t have smart phones? Not many, right? Well, I know one. She’s my assistant, and somehow she manages to be online more than most people ... Read on »
Fieldtrip Fun by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My Macbook Pro died last week and it is currently away being fixed... I am in serious withdrawal. But I distracted myself by going on two fieldtrips - yesterday with Olivia ... Read on »
#WW - 39 and counting! LINKY by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Today was my husband's 39th birthday so we took "Happy Birthday Daddy" pictures for fun. The kids felt the need to include some of their favourite stuffies too. Of course. ... Read on »
Litterbugs Get Fined in Our House by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We have far too much STUFF in our house and I have been wanting to SIMPLIFY but the task feels so completely overwhelming to me that I give up before I even begin. And ... Read on »
#JumpstartDay Twitter Party Thurs May 23 by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Did you know that one in three Canadian families cannot afford to enrol their children in sport or recreation activities? In fact we fall into that category ourselves. If it ... Read on »
#WW - Like Kisses in the Sky LINKY by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I wanted to share my beautiful Mother's Day gifts with you all. Olivia wrote me the sweetest poem... It says "I love you mommy so much like the kises in th ... Read on »