An Ode to Working Moms

Honestly, if I had the option to not work while I was pregnant I'd have dropped everything. But we do what we have to do. This is an ode to women who have to work during pregnancy - yep, that's all of us! But ever considered the type of careers that some women are in,... Continue Reading →

Children’s Books With Meaning

Remember how reading stories as a little girl would send you on an adventure? Or maybe you can’t because you were not raised with a reading culture, but it’s no different to the way your mind takes you away even as you read as an adult. As much as we want our children to start... Continue Reading →

Types of Parenting Styles

What’s interesting about parenting is that it’s not a “one size fits all”. There are many variations in which we choose to raise our children, but there are quite a lot of similarities that researchers have come up with four common parenting styles that most parents fall under. Sometimes it’s just one of them but... Continue Reading →

Things Never To Say To A Mom

Moms worry about many things and they definitely do not need you making rude comments just because you have to say something. Show a little sensitivity by being careful not to say these things to mothers. She looks nothing like you. I get this all the time and it doesn't upset me, I just don't... Continue Reading →

Beginner Favourite – Butternut

Here's another beginner favorite; pureed butternut. Butternut and sweet potato were my first go-to because they're my favourite vegies. And I've just recently realized that she prefers hubbard squash more than butternut. I make all vegies the same way. Boil for a bit then blend with some of the water from the boil. The only... Continue Reading →

Beginner Purées (Sweet Potato)

Homemade veggie and fruit purees are filled with essential vitamins and nutrients for your baby and they are easy to make. I weaned my daughter onto solids from 5-and-a-half months old, and for the the first two weeks she only had soft porridge. She started purees at 6 months old. I started with the basic sweet... Continue Reading →

TIPS FOR NEW MOMS

These aren't actual tips but just a few things I wish people had told me in all those unsolicited tips they were too ready to dish out. Don’t be pressured to do anything You will get people telling you which way is the best way to do things, what's best for your baby, what happened... Continue Reading →

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