Melanie Braga is the owner and writer of Momma Braga. She graduated from Humber College with a Social Service Worker diploma. She has over 15 years in the non-profit sector, helping the most vulnerable in Toronto communities. She then stepped into the fundraising world for seven years where she built strong relationships with her donors and her event coordinating ability became an asset. Melanie is also a mother of one and started a blog called, Momma Braga. This platform was established to document her journey in life and in parenthood. She hopes that through her blog, she can inspire and help others. This is why she prides herself on sharing the journey of other parents as she feels we can all learn from one another and support each other. It is about creating a positive community with no judgement. Her readers have commented on her raw, honest and emotional stories. Melanie has already made an impact on a few of her readers in a positive way as they have shared how her stories have helped inspire and support them.

Pumpkins After Dark Brings Spooktacular to Another Level

As the sun sets on the grounds of the Country Heritage Park, the spooktacular pumpkin displays shine bright in the dark. Waiting and ready for the guests to arrive that … Continue reading Pumpkins After Dark Brings Spooktacular to Another Level

5 of the Best Beds for Growing Kids

Are you dreading the day your child outgrows their toddler bed? Getting your kid ready for a big kid bed is no easy feat! It can be quite a headache … Continue reading 5 of the Best Beds for Growing Kids

Another Family Milestone Achieved: Puppy Life To One Year Old

A 22 inch from head to (kind of) tail little Frenchie has captivated my heart for life! We survived “puppy life” as we celebrate his first birthday. It all started … Continue reading Another Family Milestone Achieved: Puppy Life To One Year Old

The Barnabus Project | Book Review

The Barnabus Project is a heartwarming story with the message of courage, friendship and loving yourself the way you are. You will fall in love with Barnabus’ spirit as he … Continue reading The Barnabus Project | Book Review

Quest Kids and the Dragon Pants of Gold

Quest Kids and the Dragon Pants of Gold is the perfect middle grader adventure book to read! It offers a lot of humor, friendship and a whole lot of fun. … Continue reading Quest Kids and the Dragon Pants of Gold

Should You Get Your Child’s Ears Pierced?

It’s very common for children to get their ears pierced. It’s mostly girls that have their ears pierced, but a growing number of young boys are getting their ears pierced … Continue reading Should You Get Your Child’s Ears Pierced?

Graveyard Girls: 1-2-3-4, I Declare A Thumb War

1-2-3-4, I Declare A Thumb War is a Spooktacular novel to start off the Graveyard Girls series. A great middle grade book that will have middle graders wanting more to … Continue reading Graveyard Girls: 1-2-3-4, I Declare A Thumb War

Six Ways to Protect Your Family’s Drinking Water

It’s essential to take steps to protect your family’s drinking water. In this blog post, we will discuss six ways that you can help keep your water clean and safe … Continue reading Six Ways to Protect Your Family’s Drinking Water

Esme’s Birthday Conga Line | Book Review

Esme’s Birthday Conga Line is a delightful children’s chapter book that will have you create your own birthday conga line! Esme shows the art of delegation in the most amazing … Continue reading Esme’s Birthday Conga Line | Book Review

World of Barbie Tour Experience

World of Barbie Tour brings out your inner Barbie to life as you get to explore pieces of her world in your size. As you experience each section of the … Continue reading World of Barbie Tour Experience

One Elephant Went Out to Play

One Elephant Went Out to Play will become a classic children’s book just as the song did back in the ’80s. Warms my heart to read a story that brings … Continue reading One Elephant Went Out to Play

Ripley’s Selfie Studio Brings Out Your Inner Glow

Up on the Clifton Hilltop, you will be able to explore and express yourself in Instagram worthy selfies. Ripley’s brings an exciting new attraction to Niagara Falls in the Selfie … Continue reading Ripley’s Selfie Studio Brings Out Your Inner Glow