The Sleep Diet: Keep Your Resolutions & Achieve Sleep Success

The Sleep Diet: Keep Your Resolutions & Achieve Sleep Success

We all know the connection between what we eat and our weight and energy levels – and tend to pay extra attention to that during resolution-seeking January. But have you ever stopped to think about how what you eat affects your sleep, and how your sleep quality affects your food choices? Whether or not we […]

Posted: 29 January 2018

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The Scoop on Poop

Moms and Dads, it’s time to get down and dirty. And not the way you would have in your twenties. No, we’re here to give you the low down on what goes on downtown. That’s right. The breakdown of bowel movements. The scoop on poop. When you have a newborn, who’s waking through the night, […]

Posted: 9 January 2018

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The Truth About Sleep Regression

Yes, sleep regression is a reality that some people have to face – but you don’t have to be one of them. Typically, children who are strong sleepers don’t show major issues when going through a period of sleep regression. What is sleep regression? It’s a phrase mentioned by other parents when you say how […]

Posted: 8 August 2017

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Get Smart with Summer Sleep

Longer days can mean shorter nights, but that doesn’t mean that your wee one needs any less shut eye than during the winter seasons. In fact, days filled with fresh air and fun-filled activities can often mean your kids are craving more rest and downtime than ever before (even if they don’t seem like it!). […]

Posted: 25 July 2017

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Three Ways to Master Your Marriage

When we first found out we were expecting a wee one, we were beyond excited to announce that “we” were pregnant. Overwhelmingly our friends and family shared our happiness and enthusiasm, but a few people (mostly females) scoffed at our choice of words – “Oh, is your husband carrying the baby? Pretty sure only one […]

Posted: 11 July 2017

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Fresh-Air Fix-It For Moms & Tots

Nothing blurs together the borders of day and night quite like welcoming home a newborn baby or getting up multiple times with your babe. You used to greet the morning with a smile, opening the curtains with a flourish, ready to take on the day, but it’s been quite a while since you’ve felt that […]

Posted: 27 June 2017

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Wash Away the Day

Slipping into a hot, sudsy tub after a long and tiring day…or really any kind of day…is definitely a highlight for me. It’s a signal to my mind and body that now is the time to finally relax. No kids, no pets, no distractions — just time for me. Whether it’s with a glass of […]

Posted: 13 June 2017

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Heed “Helpful” Advice Online

In reading this Huffington Post article, Online Therapy For Postpartum Depression Makes the Most Sense, I started to think about the value of online communities and communication. About how 40 years ago as new mothers our main source of information would have been our parents, grandparents and anyone willing to impart advice that came into our […]

Posted: 30 May 2017

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Trick Your Tots: Healthy “Treats”

“But Moooooommmmm I’m hungry,” wails the familiar echo of your wee one’s voice from the bedroom where you have just finished your bedtime routine. No one wants a snack more than a young child who has been told it’s time to go to sleep. So you set down your glass of wine with a sigh […]

Posted: 23 May 2017

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Saving Your Sanity

The first week of May is Mental Health Awareness Week. But if you ask me, mental health is something we should be talking about every single day. Our mental health is just as important as our physical health, and much like fitting in exercise and preparing healthy meals, we should work on promoting positive thoughts and […]

Posted: 2 May 2017

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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, the […]

Posted: 18 April 2017

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Curb Easter’s Sugar High

 Hippity hop, hippity hop, the Easter bunny’s on his way. It doesn’t seem to matter when Easter falls on the calendar, earlier and earlier every year store aisles are lined with tempting chocolate and sugary snacks. Now I love mini eggs as much as the next person, but as we dye and decorate eggs, pull […]

Posted: 4 April 2017

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