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Best Baby Registry Practrices
Best Baby Registry Practrices

First time parents can get overwhelmed when preparing for a baby – planning a nursery space, buying clothing, picking a car seat, a stroller and everything else. Do you need wipes warmers? What about seasonal clothing? read more

Child Proofing Your Home – a Room-to-Room Guide
Child Proofing Your Home – a Room-to-Room Guide

As adults, we have learned to avoid hazards and in many cases have trained ourselves to be blind to them.  It can be hard to step away from that state-of-mind and take a new look at our homes to see what hazards are there that kids may not be aware of. read more

Baby Boxes
Baby Boxes

Since 2016, Baby Boxes or Hatches as they’re known in Europe have been springing up at fire halls, police stations and churches across the US. The goal is to create a safe, unjudgemental space for parents to leave babies they can’t care for. read more

How to Baby-Proof Your Home When Your Kids Keep Getting Smarter
How to Baby-Proof Your Home When Your Kids Keep Getting Smarter

Children are curious by nature - and some are more adventurous than others.  As parents, you do what you can to find the right balance between protecting them from dangers they may not understand and letting them explore and learn the world their own way. read more

First Aid Fast for Babies and Children - Choking Baby
First Aid Fast for Babies and Children - Choking Baby

If the baby has an incomplete airway obstruction, he may be coughing, have noisy breathing, or be in distress. If he is choking, there will be no noise. Give chest thrusts then back blows to relieve a blockage. Send someone to CALL 911 OR YOUR LOCAL EMS. read more

The best things parents can do for their child’s brain development
The best things parents can do for their child’s brain development

Children begin developing language skills from the moment they are born and the main source for those early learning experiences is their parents. Research has found that hearing a variety of words consistently helps prepare young children for reading later in life and builds their vocabulary. read more

Best Pregnancy Exercise: Trimester Specific Training
Best Pregnancy Exercise: Trimester Specific Training

We know that exercising during pregnancy is good for both mom and baby -- from boosting your energy and sleeping better, to reducing the risk of gestational diabetes and joint pain. Still, the current pregnancy exercise guidelines are vague at best. read more

Massaging Baby's Back
Massaging Baby's Back

The back routine is very comforting and is a favourite amongst infants and toddlers alike. This is an excellent way to introduce a short amount of “tummy time” that is important for infant development while also benefiting from the calming effects that a back massage offers. read more

How I Found My Parenting Village
How I Found My Parenting Village

It’s one thing to want to have a baby. It’s quite another thing to become a parent. I learned that lesson the hard way within weeks of giving birth to my first child. Julie was everything I had dreamed of and so much more: a picture-perfect newborn who also happened to be colicky. read more

Colic & Crying
Colic & Crying

Traditionally, colic is defined as continual or persistent crying without any apparent reason, typically lasting more than three hours per day, more than three days per week for at least three weeks. read more