Wednesday, July 1, 2009


Happy Canada Day! It's our terrific country's 142nd birthday and she doesn't look a day over one hundred!

Over the years, Canadians have invented some spectacular things. Check out the list of cool inventions that are totally hip, fully functional, and Hip Teacher Mama-appreciated.

apple pie
basketball - 1892
computerized Braille
ear piercer
five-pin bowling - 1909
goalie mask - 1959
IMAX - 1968
Jolly Jumper - 1910
microscope -1927
nursing pads - 1986
pablum - 1930s
portable high chair
Puzz 3D
Trivial Pursuit - 1982
washing machine

In honour of time passing by so quickly (summer will fly by), Hip Teacher Mama is giving away 3 large refrigerator magnets. To enter this giveaway, simply find three friends to sign up as followers and then send an email to: and let HTM know who they are (follower usernames). Be sure to include your name and full mailing address.

Three current followers will receive the colourful 2010 calendar magnets. Convenient and hip, this magnet is an essential for any mama who's booking playdates, planning vacations, or counting down the days until the weekend.

This giveaway will end on July 17, 2009. Winners will be notified by email.

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