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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Swimming Lessons for Your Little Fishies: A Look at the Guidance & Recommendations

We recently started taking Maggie to swimming lessons at a swim school (pre-lockdown). We only go to do 3 lessons before restrictions changed again, but it was such a good experience. As I wrote a post about it for Instagram, I thought it might be of interest to some of my readers to see what…

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The 411 On White Noise and Baby Sleep

I honestly never thought a lot about white noise before having a baby. I have always been a pretty heavy sleeper who never really struggled to fall asleep, so sleep aids weren’t something I’d put much thought into. When I saw a ton of people recommending white noise machines as a must have item for…

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New Podcast Episode: Ep 16 Teaching Special Education During COVID

Another new episode of the podcast is now available – a career experiences interview with Kaitlyn, who is sharing her experiences teaching special education during the COVID-19 pandemic. As always, you can check out the newest episode on all major podcast platforms! Please note that these opinions are our own and do not reflect the…

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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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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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