Sending Your Baby to Daycare: How I Prepared & Coped

In Canada, we are so very fortunate that many of us have access to 12-18 month maternity leaves. This is unfortunately not available to everyone (you have to have worked 600 hrs of insurable employment within a period to qualify for maternity/parental leave benefits) – but I hope to see this expanded in the future.…

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A Moms Guide to Thermometers

Why are there so many different types of thermometers? No, seriously. There is. There are ear (tympanic), forehead (temporal), or multi-use thermometers (for oral, rectal, or digital – but make sure to buy a separate one for rectal… 🙂). Is one better than the other? Are some more accurate? Lets take a look at the…

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Fluoride Facts: Everything You Need to Know About Fluoride and Your Babies

What is fluoride? Is it safe for my children? I hear these questions a lot. I also hear a lot of misinformation regarding fluoride, so I thought it might be a good topic to cover since fluoride is actually really important! *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should…

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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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GUEST POST: Crash Course in Baby Led Weaning with Modern Munch

Hi everyone, it’s Kelsey from Modern Munch here to give you the low down on all things to get you started with Baby Led Weaning!  A quick introduction for you: my name is Kelsey and I have a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Alberta. My degree has led to me to…

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Double Digits: 10 Months of Maggie

Double digits. I can’t believe it – I’ve been somewhat dreading this day, but also excited for it? She is getting so close to the big one year and I can’t help but think, HOW?! How has time gone by so fast? How does each day feel so long, but each month so short? Time…

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New Episode of the Podcast: Sleep Specialist Talk!

For SIDS awareness month, I had Cayla on the podcast (we’ve talked before) to chat about SIDS and safe sleep, as well as to answer a ton of questions I had submitted regarding sleep struggles. There is probably information relevant to you, whether you asked a question or not! Either way, it’s a good listen.…

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It’s SIDS Awareness Month!

October is such a busy month for awareness. Though I think people should make an effort to be aware 365 days of the year, months like this do help to boost overall, long-term awareness (or it seems like they do!). Among other issues/concerns being brought to light this month (and I’ll be talking about another…

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9 Months OUT: A Maggie Update

Someone tell me how it has already been 9 months since I gave birth!? It still feels like yesterday!! Still. But my little babe is growing so fast and so much has changed over these last nine months! *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should not be used…

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My 4-6 Month Sensory + Developmental Amazon Toy Bundle

I think Lovevery is so cool as a subscription service – however, they are American so the exchange rate and shipping costs are ridiculous for Canadians! We always get screwed over that way! Unfortunately, I do not have 120$+ to spend on toys every 2 months and I have yet to find something reasonable/affordable in…

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