James is Half Way to ONE! {6 Month Update}

OH MY GOSH. How are we here though?! I can’t believe I gave birth at home 6 months ago now, and that this little guy has been apart of our lives for that long! I honestly have a hard time remembering life without him (except sleep.. I remember that fondly). I’ll only touch on milestones […]

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Our Fave Mineral Sunscreens for Baby & Toddler

I have had a lot of people ask me (and no, I’m not just saying that) in recent months what our favourite mineral sunscreens are for baby (6+ months, however read my post on sun safety to learn more – under 6 months and unable to avoid the sun is an American Academy of Pediatrics […]

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New Podcast Episode: Ep 35 Certified Sleep and Parent Coach Cayla Answers More of Your Questions!

That’s right! Cayla Solomon of Sleeping Beauties (@officialsleepingbeauties on Instagram) is back on the podcast answering all your submitted sleep questions! The podcast is available on all major podcast platforms under Elephant in the Womb! A podcast brought to you by Elephant in the Womb blog (www.elephantinthewomb.ca). Disclaimer: this podcast is for informational purposes only. […]

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5 Months of James, Affectionately Known as Jimbo

When I named my children, I thought very hard about potential nicknames others might give them. And if there were associated nicknames (which there are with both my kids names), I wanted to be the one to choose what the short form was. I can’t stand when someone calls my kid something else! Why do […]

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Quark Fruuti Feeder Review {SPONSORED}

My first official product review – and it’s for a very simple but GREAT item. If you don’t know what the Fruuti is, it’s a silicone mesh fruit feeder for babies. That means you can put your desired fruit pieces inside of it and baby can suck on it or eat it via the silicone […]

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Making It Through Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease: Tips for Survival

I know I’ve done an informational post on Hand, Foot and Mouth (herein, HFM) before but now that we have had personal experience with it I figured I might share any “wisdom” I’ve gained with others. Now, if you read my previous post you’ll know HFM is very common in daycare settings in the summer […]

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New Podcast Episode! Ep 34 Speech Language Pathology (SLP): Your Questions Answered with Gina-Marie Principe, SLP

A new podcast episode is now available – on all major podcast platforms! A podcast brought to you by Elephant in the Womb blog (www.elephantinthewomb.ca). Disclaimer: this podcast is for informational purposes only. This is NOT medical advice. If you need medical advice, please see your doctor or healthcare provider. Please also note that some […]

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What I Looked For in a Daycare

I’ve had a lot of people ask me recently, for whatever reason, how I chose our daycare. I love to boast about our daycare & daycare provider because it is amazing. My daughter, Maggie, attends a home daycare in our city. I talked about finding it in this post. Our provider is fantastic and does […]

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The 4 Month Appointment: What to Expect {Quick Read!}

You can find my post on the 2 month well baby appointment here. Please note that in Ontario, the 2 and 4 month immunizations are the same, so I will not be covering them again in this post. Please refer to my last post for the immunizations. Disclaimer: this blog is not medical advice. It […]

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