As a mother of two, a self-titled birth nerd, and a soon-to-be doula, I can promise you that there are so many things your OB won’t tell you. Why? Well…their job is strictly to bring the baby safely to this … Continue reading A Doula’s Perspective
So, my almost 4 month old is going through what most sleep experts would say is a sleep regression. Add to that the fact that my 17 month old is cutting 3 molars all at once and you could say … Continue reading Why I Don’t Follow BabyWise And What I Do Instead.
“You want to do WHAT with the vodka?” The liquor store clerk looked at me incredulously. “I want your cheapest vodka to make household cleaning solutions out of it.” I repeated myself to her. Maybe your eyeballs are a bit … Continue reading How I Made 5 Different Natural Cleaning Solutions With Only 3 Ingredients.
So, as I’m typing this, I’m listening to my toddler cough and moan in his crib when he’s usually napping this time of day. Poor guy has his first ever really bad head cold. When I say first ever I’m … Continue reading How To Create A Sickness Protocol
“AAAAEEEEEGGGH!”The sound of my son’s anguished screaming fills my house. The sun has not even risen. I’m still in my pyjamas, trying to wash my face in the bathroom. The next minute I hear uncontrollable laughing. What on earth, you … Continue reading 4 Tips For Minimizing Meltdowns
If you ever come visit me in my home, bring slippers. My floors will most likely be somewhat sticky. Why? Because I have a toddler. Enough said, right? I try to remember a time in my life when I didn’t … Continue reading Encourage Your Toddler To Eat More And Cry Less With These 4 Tips.
So your little bundle of joy is HERE! Chances are, if you’ve made it to this point, you are riding the highs (and lows) of postpartum. As a society, we talk a lot about pregnancy and childbirth. But what about postpartum? … Continue reading 6 Helpful (maybe gross) Facts About Postpartum Recovery
If you are thinking about having a natural or medication free childbirth, I’m here to offer some help! Or at least I hope I can help. I’m going to share some helpful insights into preparing yourself for a natural labour … Continue reading What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Natural Childbirth.
My husband always says that the best way to get a healthy person sick is send them to the doctor’s office. I agree with that sentiment. Especially after recently being at my doctor’s for a post-baby follow up and then … Continue reading 5 Natural Ways I Support My Family’s Health During Cold and Flu Season
Cloth diapers ya’ll! I still love them (maybe even more) than when I started and that is the truth. When I started Cloth Diapering, I didn’t know much but I learned along the way. Here are 5 things to consider … Continue reading 5 Things To Consider Before Committing To Cloth Diapers.