Newborns and Fur-kids

I remember the day I brought my first dog home.  She was a rescue pup with a sad history.  Bitsy was a 7lb chihuahua mix with sad eyes and a…

Calming a Feverish Infant

Everything is going great, you are blissfully in your regular exhausted Mama state, finally ready to take a sip of that coffee from this morning that you found in the…

How to Overcome the Fears of Childbirth

It is totally normal to feel nervous, anxious, scared or all the above about the labour and delivery process!  If this is your first baby, the first time doing anything…

When Breastfeeding Fails

MY BREASTFEEDING JOURNEY As a NICU nurse, I always knew that I wanted to breastfeed my babies. It took us about 6 years to conceive our boys, so when I…

Signs You May be Pregnant With Twins

It is very common for expectant mothers to think “is it, twins?” Nearly 4 percent of babies in the United States are now born in sets of two, three or…

How to Avoid Pregnancy Leg Cramps

Leg cramps. This was one of my least favourite things about being pregnant! I would be sleeping peacefully- or maybe not so peacefully because, well, I was pregnant…when I would…

Stress Free Bottle Weaning Tips

You snuggle up to your little one and they relax in your arms as they suck back their bottle. It is a comfort to them and to you as well….

How to get your toddler ready for a sibling

Hi, Mama! If you are reading this, more than likely you are pregnant with your second, third, or maybe fourth baby.  Congratulations!!!  What an exciting new adventure you are embarking…

Winter and Your Baby’s Skin

DISCLOSURE: THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY AVEENO CANADA. AS ALWAYS, OPINIONS ARE ALL MY OWN. Winter can be a challenging time for our skin! When the temperature drops, so do the…