Take the stress out of starting solids!

Watching your babe grow and experience their “firsts” is exciting as a parent. First smile, first roll over, first sleep through the night. But when should they first start solids? There are so many opinions on this (as well as every other parenting topic), and parents are often confused on the best time and strategy. The Canadian Paediatric society recommends six …

Delish Dairy Free / Egg Free Banana Muffins

Yesterday was a rainy Sunday and my youngest guy wanted to bake with me. He was disappointed when he couldn’t “smash” the eggs, but this recipe doesn’t need them! These muffins are moist, and full of flavor. I have been making them since my oldest son was small and we found out he was allergic to eggs and dairy. Most …

Breathing and Birth

  “Don’t forget to breathe” might sound like the most obvious piece of advice you can give someone, but learning special breathing techniques for labour can help you get through each stage, stop you from involuntarily pushing (which is important- you don’t want to push when you aren’t fully dilated!), and help you feel more centered throughout your birth experience. …