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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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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4 Months of James: Let’s Roll!

Here we are again, another monthly milestone post. I felt that 3-4 months felt “longer” than usual and I really took the time to appreciate that. Sadly, I have been so busy creating content for Instagram and recording podcast episodes (and living my life of course) that I haven’t been updating the blog as much […]

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3 Months of James and Squeals!

This past month has been one full of growth! I really have noticed him actually growing and changing this month. Sometimes it takes you by surprise (like when they’re suddenly not a newborn anymore) but I swear some months you actually see their growth over a 24-48 hour period! It’s crazy. Read our past monthly […]

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2 Months of James: So Many Smiles!

This baby is so happy – yes, he is a baby so he still has his “moments”, but for the majority of the time that he’s awake and alert he is smiling, engaged, and full of joy. These past 2 months with him have been wonderful, and I finally feel now we’re *starting* to get […]

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Informed Choices: Place of Birth

I recently shared my birth story on the blog and the podcast- and if you read or listened, you’ll know I had a home birth this time. My first birth was a hospital birth. These are two options when it comes to place of birth. The third is usually a birth centre – I will […]

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James’s First Month

Wow – so weird that back when I started this blog, Maggie was only just over a month old (you can find my Maggie posts under “Maggie Monthly“). When Maggie turned 6 months I decided to start documenting her milestones, development and just change and growth each month. When she hit a year I started […]

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Informed Choices: Cervical Checks

This is a big one and I think really important to talk about and look at the evidence, risks/benefits of cervical checks in the third trimester. It’s also important to know your rights, and to be familiar with your own comfort level when things like cervical checks are offered – this one is a bit […]

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