BTW – Maggie is 15 Months!

The past few weeks have been insanely busy for me, finishing up a Master’s course and just with everything going on in the world I’ve been busy at work too. So, I totally meant to publish this when Maggie actually turned 15 months last week, but that’s ok. Life isn’t perfect. Here is a quick…

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My Honest Breastfeeding Journey, Part 3: 15 Months of Breastfeeding

See: part one and part two of this series for my full journey. 15 months of breastfeeding. We’re about 7 days away and it feels surreal. From where we started (worried about even being able to breastfeed) to now. If you’ve read through the other parts, you’ll know it hasn’t always been a breeze. We…

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My Honest Breastfeeding Journey, Part 2: The Golden Days and Beyond

In my last post, I spoke about the early days and challenges of breastfeeding. Once we got over those first few weeks, we entered what I truly believe were our golden days of breastfeeding. At this point (I can’t remember exactly when but I’d say around 2-2.5 months) breastfeeding became “easy”. Maggie’s latch was good;…

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My Honest Breastfeeding Journey, Part 1: The Early Days

As I continue to breastfeed a toddler, I felt compelled to write this. I should mention that I have truly loved our breastfeeding journey but it hasn’t been picture perfect from beginning to end (and no end yet). The early stages were not without their challenges and these final stages (as I think they may…

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Happy International Women’s Day & 14 Months to Maggie!

February felt like it went by at the speed of light, so here we are already at 14 months! A quick update and a few things we’ve got up to this month. Also just wanted to give a quick word to International Women’s Day. Having a daughter has made me even more passionate about women’s…

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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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13 Months of Maggie (Includes Indoor Activity Suggestions – Minimal Preparation!)

I am actually collaborating on a better post about indoor activity suggestions with a more knowledgeable friend (can’t wait to share) but for now, I thought I’d share what we’ve been up to in the last month as part of this month’s Maggie Monthly post. If you read my last post, I believe I mentioned…

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What Feeling “Touched Out” Was Like For Me

I was never really told about feeling touched out before I had a baby. I was observant enough that I noticed some moms around me got what appeared to be “tired” of having their child crawl all over them – which I totally understood. Everyone likes and needs their own personal space at times. But…

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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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