Jess Foley – Writer https://www.jessicafoley.ca/ Fresh and functional web content, without the work Wed, 16 Nov 2022 14:14:52 +0000 en hourly 1 109607309 Earth’s population reaches 8 billion in 2022 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/news/earths-population-reaches-8-billion-in-2022/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=earths-population-reaches-8-billion-in-2022 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/news/earths-population-reaches-8-billion-in-2022/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2022 20:42:00 +0000 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/?p=17129 On Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, the world population was expected to reach 8 billion. According to the United Nations, this milestone in human development is due to improvements in public health, nutrition, personal hygiene and medicine. “While it took the global population 12 years to grow from 7 to 8 billion, it will take approximately […]

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Classic 80s cartoon ‘The Raccoons’ comes to Crave this weekend https://www.jessicafoley.ca/news/classic-80s-cartoon-the-raccoons-comes-to-crave-this-weekend/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=classic-80s-cartoon-the-raccoons-comes-to-crave-this-weekend https://www.jessicafoley.ca/news/classic-80s-cartoon-the-raccoons-comes-to-crave-this-weekend/#respond Wed, 05 Oct 2022 13:11:17 +0000 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/?p=17055 Canadian families will remember the classic 80s cartoon The Raccoons. I know I watched it every week, and still feel nostalgia for Bert, Melissa, Ralph and their friends. Created in 1985, ‘The Raccoons’ series follows the day-to-day life of three raccoons – Bert, Melissa & Ralph, their friend Cedric the aardvark, and his Dad, Cyril Sneer, […]

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Simple tips to keep your kids busy while working from home https://www.jessicafoley.ca/mommusings/simple-tips-to-keep-your-kids-busy-while-working-from-home/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=simple-tips-to-keep-your-kids-busy-while-working-from-home https://www.jessicafoley.ca/mommusings/simple-tips-to-keep-your-kids-busy-while-working-from-home/#respond Wed, 28 Sep 2022 20:35:00 +0000 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/?p=17030 *This article was written by Andrea at SpringHive Web Design Company. If you are interested in having your writing hosted on A Modern Mom’s Life, please read the guidelines for guest posts.* As a mom, I spend a lot of time working from home. I’ve been doing this for about five years and worked the majority […]

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Tips for an easy (and successful) tween sleepover https://www.jessicafoley.ca/mommusings/tips-for-an-easy-and-successful-tween-sleepover/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tips-for-an-easy-and-successful-tween-sleepover https://www.jessicafoley.ca/mommusings/tips-for-an-easy-and-successful-tween-sleepover/#respond Thu, 26 May 2022 15:44:00 +0000 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/?p=16797 Do you remember sleepovers? As a tween and teen I did sleepovers all the time. But my kids don’t. Yes, this crazy pandemic life is definitely partly to blame. But we were very busy with extra-curriculars, in the ‘before times’. Related: Tips for surviving a busy family schedule. Now, we’re enjoying more ‘at home’ time, […]

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Adagio Teas new branch, Lardera, offers coffee ‘direct from farmers’ https://www.jessicafoley.ca/reviews/adagio-teas-new-branch-lardera-offers-coffee-direct-from-farmers/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=adagio-teas-new-branch-lardera-offers-coffee-direct-from-farmers https://www.jessicafoley.ca/reviews/adagio-teas-new-branch-lardera-offers-coffee-direct-from-farmers/#respond Fri, 13 May 2022 12:16:00 +0000 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/?p=16783 Coffee. Some call it the elixir of life. I just call it my go-to morning beverage. And now I have more choice when it comes to deciding where to buy my coffee! For the last 20 years, Adagio Teas has worked to establish itself as a premier source of gourmet tea. I have been drinking […]

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Canadians now able to boost tree planting efforts until Earth Day https://www.jessicafoley.ca/eco-topics/canadians-now-able-to-boost-tree-planting-efforts-until-earth-day/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=canadians-now-able-to-boost-tree-planting-efforts-until-earth-day https://www.jessicafoley.ca/eco-topics/canadians-now-able-to-boost-tree-planting-efforts-until-earth-day/#respond Mon, 18 Apr 2022 14:01:00 +0000 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/?p=16726 Ahead of Earth Day 2022, Dairy Farmers of Canada are inviting Canadians to contribute to tree-planting projects across the nation. Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) launched an exciting new campaign entitled ‘All for Earth Day’ highlighting the steps dairy farmers are taking to capture carbon, according to a release from the organization. DFC also launched a new […]

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You’ve hired a content writer – now what? https://www.jessicafoley.ca/contentwriting/how-to-work-with-a-content-writer/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-to-work-with-a-content-writer https://www.jessicafoley.ca/contentwriting/how-to-work-with-a-content-writer/#respond Mon, 21 Mar 2022 18:28:00 +0000 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/?p=16661 Congratulations – you’re well on the way to better search rankings and more visitors to your website! But just because you hired someone to create excellent content doesn’t mean your work is done. I talk a lot about supporting business owners with content so they can get back to the business of running their business. […]

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Canada’s ‘Role Model Barbie’ is tech entrepreneur Melissa Sariffodeen https://www.jessicafoley.ca/news/canadas-role-model-barbie-is-tech-entrepreneur-melissa-sariffodeen/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=canadas-role-model-barbie-is-tech-entrepreneur-melissa-sariffodeen https://www.jessicafoley.ca/news/canadas-role-model-barbie-is-tech-entrepreneur-melissa-sariffodeen/#respond Mon, 07 Mar 2022 15:45:00 +0000 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/?p=16622 In honour of International Women’s Day, Barbie is partnering with entrepreneurs and role models to inspire the next generation of leaders and dreamers. International Women’s Day (IWD), which falls on March 8 each year, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to […]

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Canada ranks second ‘Most Thoughtful’ country in the world https://www.jessicafoley.ca/news/canada-ranks-second-most-thoughtful-country-in-the-world/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=canada-ranks-second-most-thoughtful-country-in-the-world https://www.jessicafoley.ca/news/canada-ranks-second-most-thoughtful-country-in-the-world/#respond Fri, 25 Feb 2022 15:45:00 +0000 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/?p=16607 Today, amidst the onslaught of invasion news, a positive piece landed in my inbox: Canada ranked as the second most thoughtful country in the world, according to a study by MyPostcard.com. Canada falls just behind the Netherlands in the ‘most thoughtful’ rankings, the German company found, noting that throughout the pandemic, the benevolent and compassionate […]

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How to create valuable content and find customers online https://www.jessicafoley.ca/contentwriting/how-to-create-valuable-content-and-find-customers-online/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-to-create-valuable-content-and-find-customers-online https://www.jessicafoley.ca/contentwriting/how-to-create-valuable-content-and-find-customers-online/#respond Thu, 03 Feb 2022 17:29:39 +0000 https://www.jessicafoley.ca/?p=16523 Selling yourself as an expert in your field, whether it’s providing a much-needed service, or curating a collection of products to offer shoppers, is the absolute best way to convince shoppers to buy. Customers need to know you provide value through your offerings, and that you have the expertise to support them through the process […]

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