Caring for the caregiver

As mamas, we often struggle to take care of ourselves. Am I right about that? We focus on the day-to-day tasks that need to get done:  entertaining the little ones, cooking, cleaning,  laundry, etc. Momming is hard! No one could have prepared me for this. I often find I compare myself to my own mother who is the absolute queen …

A hurdle in your breastfeeding journey

Yeast in your breasts?! What? Candida albicans. The culprit behind the very annoying yeast infection. You may be familiar with this uncomfortable sensation in your underwear since it tends to be pretty common, but what about in your breasts? Well let me tell you, it’s just as disturbing in your poor breasts and if you’re breastfeeding, it’s easily passed on …

How are you?

Your beautiful, sweet and tiny nugget has finally made his or her appearance and everyone is so thrilled for you! All they want to do is snuggle that baby and smell that intoxicating newborn scent. As they should! What an exciting time; it definitely calls for celebration! But all too often, we don’t focus on you, mama. You grew this …

We’ve still got a long way to go, mamas

In the spirit of the World Cup, I really wanted to get into something that weighs heavy on me during this type of tournament. Maybe you or your partner are rooting for your favourite team, or maybe you’re not that interested at all. Either way, I think this may affect you in some way or another. Personally, I greatly enjoy …

Traveling without your baby + 5 tips to pump effectively

I’ve never been separated from my 2 year old and my 8 month old, except for the random sleepover at grandma and grandpa’s. So leaving my babies for 6 days seemed like the craziest idea and an immense hurdle to overcome. I had to do this. I want to empower mamas everywhere in their motherhood journeys and it’s truly my …