Achieving Balance and Motherhood

A few weeks ago, I posted on my Facebook page. “What defines your success?”. I was expecting a lot of numbers. I was expecting people to define success in life as a number beside their name because traditionally, we judge our self worth on our pay cheque. To my surprise, not one single person replied with the key to their …

It takes a Village

We have all heard the saying it takes a village to raise a child and IT REALLY DOES!!! But this Blog is all about an AMAZING organization called ITAV “ It Takes A Village”. It is truly a remarkable story, one I want to share with you!!!    It all started from one Facebook post of a mama wanting to …

When Breastfeeding Ends

Parenting comes with so many milestones to be celebrated; that first sweet cry, the first time your baby crawls, and that first beautiful smile or laugh. All of these milestones are celebrated amongst family and friends and they bring so much joy. But what about the other milestones, the endings; when they get a “big kid” bed, when they tell …

Infant Reflux: What else could it be?

Reflux. It is a common topic amongst moms with new babies. I come across so many clients whose babes have been diagnosed with reflux and put on medication. I want to explain why I think the rates of reflux are on the rise and what you as a mom can do tonight to help your baby’s symptoms. What is reflux? …

Soothers & Sleep

A lot of parents who use soothers feel a twinge of guilt the first time they stick a pacifier in their baby’s mouth. However, dealing with a screaming infant in the grocery line or on a long car trip will make most parents try just about anything they can think of to calm the child down! The truth is, it …

If you’re awake like an owl, let the Owlet monitor be your solution!

Bringing my son home was one of the most nerve wracking experiences I’ve had. I was a labour and delivery nurse and had this (ridiculous) notion that it wouldn’t be a problem since I work with babies all the time. Boy, was I wrong. I realised I had the same fears and insecurities as every other mom. I remember setting …