Quitting Breastfeeding And Mom Guilt

Oh, mama! How I feel for you, how I understand you. Your breastfeeding journey has come to an end, and there are so many emotions involved. You have been through…

4 Easy Superfoods for Your Preschooler

Having a preschooler is like having a very tiny teenager who is always demanding snacks. Some days it feels like a full-time job being the bearer of snacks in the…

Alternate Uses for Breastmilk

Whether you are brand new to breastfeeding or a seasoned pro, you’ve likely heard of the wonderful benefits of breastmilk for your baby’s overall health, growth & development. Breastmilk is…

Jannette Festival From Northernstar Milk Bank

Recently I sat down with Jannette Festival, a Registered Nurse, Lactation Consultant and co-founder of NothernStar Milk Bank in Calgary. NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank is Canada’s only community-based milk bank….

Heat, Rest, Empty Breast: Mastitis Explained

Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast tissue that usually involves an infection.  When I talk breastfeeding one of the most important points I stress is you want to ensure…

Healthy Preschool Snack Ideas

Preschool is such a huge milestone for us mamas and our little ones. It can be overwhelming in the beginning but it does get better.  Soon your little one will…

Baby Led Weaning

You may have heard the words “Baby Led Weaning (BLW)” before and may be unaware of what exactly it entails. Or maybe you have tried Baby Led Weaning and it…

Meconium in Labour: What is it?

What’s meconium?!  It is a fancy name for babies’ first poop! Meconium is dark greenish black in colour, it is thick and sticky in consistency…really best way to describe it…