Is Your Baby Sleeping Dirty?


When we first went shopping for baby furniture and supplies, I thought picking out the crib was going to be the hardest part. Colour, style and quality were all concerns obviously, but at the end of the day as long as they were all safe they weren’t really all that different, right? For me,...

Build Your Body’s Best Defense


Tired. Coughing. And sneezing. With a nose that won’t stop running. “Again?!” you exclaim, befuddled as to how your teetering tot has managed to pick up yet another illness that will inevitably spread throughout the entire family like wildfire (likely starting with you!). As you brace yourself for the tears, trials and tribulations, you think,...

6 benefits of reading at bedtime


Parents are constantly told “read to your child at bedtime.” But, more than just making it a habit or doing it because we’re “supposed to,” it’s important to understand the crucial benefits that reading at bedtime provides to both your child’s healthy sleep, and his whole life: Reading is part of a consistent, proper bedtime...

4 Sleep Clichés To Avoid


As a writer, you are taught early on to avoid clichés – phrases that are overused, unoriginal, and lacking in real expression; phrases that will see your audience’s eyes glazing over at first read. But, when it comes to sleep, there are even better reasons to steer clear of clichés. Generic or overused statements...

Do you have a picky eater?


For all of you who know and follow me, you would know that I am a very healthy eater and love clean living (and I LOVE red wine and jujubes too..but everything in moderation right?!). You would think that with my families super clean eating style my son would be the worlds best and healthiest...

Wild about Wild Teepees!


Some of my favourite childhood memories are of fort-building. Now, as the mom of an imaginative, twinkly-eyed five-year-old, I see those memories resurfacing almost daily, personified all over my basement, the backyard, in random cupboards, and under tables and chairs. Kids love to build forts… And why not? In an era of parenting where overscheduling...

12 Reasons You Shouldn’t Invest in Healthy Sleep


Anxiety, irritability, and a low libido are amazing… right? Well, they all come hand-in-hand with sleep deprivation. So, if you’re in the market for relationship challenges and low immunity, here are 12 fantastic reasons why you should definitely not invest in healthy sleep:   Better Health: Consistently getting a good night's sleep can curb some serious...

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