Maggie’s Picks: Sort, Stack and Nest Toys

Around 12 months of age, Maggie became obsessed with her sort and stack toys! She would play with them for long periods of time and was very determined at being “successful” at them. So I thought I’d share some of her favourite ones for those with babes around the one year mark – keep in…

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Our Favourite Disposable Diapers: From Newborn to Now

I have been meaning to write this post for awhile, because I know people are always asking for diaper recommendations, especially new parents. We have tried a few different brands and styles (including cloth diapers now – which I will write about in a future post!) and I wanted to share our experiences with each…

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Back to Work and Pumping: How to Prepare and What to Get

I felt very torn about returning to work because of breastfeeding, as I had been basically exclusively breastfeeding (I say basically because M did have formula within the first few days of life due to weight loss and my milk not coming in until day 5) up to 10.5 months when I was scheduled to…

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Maggie’s Christmas and Birthday Haul

I’ve had a few people ask what gifts Maggie got over the holidays and her birthday and what she has really enjoyed so far, so I thought I would share! I also don’t strictly buy “neutral” toys for her (I talked about this on stories recently) – some stuff I get is neutral coloured, but…

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The Starting Solids Starter Kit: The Dinnerware We Love

Lots of questions about baby nutrition lately and I’m hoping to be able to address them all soon. For now, please refer to my three past posts on child nutrition: Crash Course on Baby Led Weaning with Modern Munch, Reducing Stress at Meal Times based on a presentation by Ahuva Magder Hershkop RD, and a…

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Gifts for a Mama (or Treat Yo’self for the Holidays 2020)

Just sharing a few items I have really liked for myself lately. I feel like I often buy for Maggie and not myself – not that I don’t shop, because I do but I buy a lot of stuff for her, or the house vs actually for me. So here are a few things I’ve…

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Holiday Gift Guide: Santa Sack Ideas for Babies Around 1 Year

Maggie’s birthday is about two weeks after Christmas so, this year we’ve decided (since she’s still so little) to do one “big ticket” item and then just a Santa sack full of things she can pull out on Christmas morning! She loves pulling toys out of her toy bin, so I figured – why not…

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Maggie’s Picks: Bath Time

I don’t know about your babies, but in this house we love baths. I loved them when I was pregnant (still do but in pregnancy I was taking a bath almost daily in third trimester) and Maggie has pretty much loved them since she was a newborn. A bath is often one of those first…

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Holiday Gift Guide: My Favourite Canadian Small Shops

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I love small shops. I have previously shared some small shops I loved in other posts (here and here) but I thought, just in time for the holidays, I’d help promote a few that I adore! I’ve also included a list at the end of a…

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Holiday Gift Guide For: Expecting and Newly Postpartum Mamas

Do you have a pregnant mama in your life? Or someone who will be in the early stages of the postpartum period just in time for the holidays? I was pregnant last Christmas and then had a baby only two weeks after in early January – it’s a busy time and any and all support…

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