New Podcast Episode: Ep 25 Speech Language Pathology (SLP) & Your Little Ones with Gina-Marie Principe, SLP

New episode of the podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms! Disclaimer: this podcast is for informational purposes only. This is NOT medical advice. If you need medical advice, please see your doctor or healthcare provider. This episode I am chatting with a Speech Language Pathologist, Gina-Marie, who is answering all your submitted […]

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15 Weeks pregnant with #2 / Maggie is 19 months

It works out perfectly that I can often combine my weekly pregnancy journal posts with Maggie’s Monthly updates! This past Sunday Maggie hit 19 months – it came so quickly all of a sudden I almost forgot. To be honest, 18 months felt like it was really long, which was nice because some months fly […]

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Small Joys of Motherhood (To Celebrate 16 Months of Maggie)

Maggie turned 16 months (ten days ago now.. I drafted this post last week, whoops!) – and since it was the day before mother’s day I thought, why not do a bit of a special post this month? A mix of Maggie & motherhood? (I also don’t have much new to report in terms of […]

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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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Sun Safety for Kids, Part 2: Shades & Covers

You can find part one about sunscreen here. I promised a second post, so here it is. Because the truth is – there is a lot more to sun safety than just sunscreen. Thought that certainly is a very important part to remember – for our kids and for all of us adults too! Here […]

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Sun Safety for Kids, Part 1: Sunscreen

I recently did a post on swimming lessons for kids, so I figured why not continue on the topic of summer (can you tell I’m excited?) by covering sun safety for kids! This post will cover sunscreen, but I’ll talk about other sun protection mechanisms in the second part of this post. Please remember this […]

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