Is it a cold, the flu or a stomach bug?

This is a post I’ve been meaning to do for a long while – and with cold season approaching and some time on my hands to get it done, here it finally is. I commonly hear people refer to a stomach bug (more formally known as gastroenteritis) as the “stomach flu“. Hell, before I went […]

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7 Months of James: On the Move!

He can roll.. he can sit… and now he can crawl! That’s right. This past month, James has been able to push up to sit independently and he started crawling! This little guy is on the move and he’s growing TOO fast, my mama heart is NOT ok. 7 Month Milestones & Abilities Lets take […]

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The Quook Baby Food Processor by Quark Baby: Product Review {SPONSORED}

I recently reviewed the Quark Fruuti silicone feeder here, and now that we’re fully into our solids journey (which I will update about in our 7 month post) I thought I’d review Quark’s other great product – the Quook which is a baby food processor. Debating between purées or Baby Led Weaning (BLW)? Check out […]

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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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