Tag: baby

7 Ways to Lose Post Pregnancy Weight And Stay Fit

| October 21, 2019 | 3 Comments
7 Ways to Lose Post Pregnancy Weight And Stay Fit

7 Ways to Lose Post Pregnancy Weight And Stay Fit Post pregnancy weight, also known as baby fat, is the extra weight a woman’s body accumulates during and after pregnancy. A lot of moms have trouble with this, and struggling to fit back into those jeans can be more mentally challenging than it really looks […]

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Essential Oils to Use for Babies

| May 15, 2019 | 5 Comments
Essential Oils to Use for Babies

Essential Oils to Use for Babies Essential oils can also be used on babies in a variety of ways, so long as you are applying them correctly! There are many health benefits of using essential oils; however, there are also safety measures to consider. Some oils can irritate skin; others may not be suitable for […]

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Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

| December 10, 2018 | 8 Comments
Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother   When most mothers think of challenging events in the first two years of an average child’s life, they might think of vaccinations, fevers, tantrums, and night-waking. What about weighings? Believe it or not, for some mothers, having their babies weighed is […]

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Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms

| October 8, 2018 | 7 Comments
Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms

Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms Larger cities are a great place to be a parent and raise your family, with many resources and things to do in a bustling city’s many vibrant communities. No matter where you live, preparing for the arrival of a new baby can feel overwhelming at […]

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Five Foolproof Steps for New Moms Looking to Lose Their Baby Weight

| April 28, 2017 | 5 Comments
Five Foolproof Steps for New Moms Looking to Lose Their Baby Weight

    Whether you miss your old beach body prior to giving birth or you’re struggling to get back into a fitness routine now that you’ve taken up the role of full-time mom, you’re certainly not alone. Between the stress of childbirth and the fact that fitness inevitably takes a backseat to quality time with […]

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Three Out of the Box Nursery Ideas for New Moms on a Budget

| October 20, 2016 | 7 Comments
Three Out of the Box Nursery Ideas for New Moms on a Budget

Three Out of the Box Nursery Ideas for New Moms on a Budget As you count down toward your due date, preparing your home for a new baby might be the last thing on your mind. While we understand the need to baby-proof our homes, often over-looked is the importance of a safe, secure and […]

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Let Baby Drift to Sleep with Peaceful Panda #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/30

| September 1, 2016 | 77 Comments
Let Baby Drift to Sleep with Peaceful Panda #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/30

    Let Baby Drift to Sleep with Peaceful Panda We received the Peaceful Panda from Cloud b on the first day that I was at home alone with my 2.5 year old daughter and my 2 week old son. Talk about good timing! I really thought that this adorable plush would only be useful […]

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Your Whole World Is On Your Shoulders

| May 31, 2016 | 6 Comments
Your Whole World Is On Your Shoulders

  Your Whole World is on Your Shoulders Now that your little one is born, you’re learning what putting baby first means to your body. While prioritizing your child is normal, taking care of your health is equally important. Let’s face it – lifting an infant several times a day is hard work, and can […]

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Essential Oils To Diffuse at Home With Baby

| August 25, 2015 | 15 Comments
Essential Oils To Diffuse at Home With Baby

Essential Oils To Diffuse at Home With Baby Essential oils can be a great way to help your baby through common baby ailments and fussy days. In fact, a lot of the well known baby soothing products on the market include popular essential oil ingredients, because they are the safest things to use with little […]

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Let Your Little One Enjoy Their Safe Play Area with the Artbee Foldable Playmat! ~ Giveaway CAN 08/24

| July 27, 2015 | 114 Comments
Let Your Little One Enjoy Their Safe Play Area with the Artbee Foldable Playmat! ~ Giveaway CAN 08/24

  The Artbee Folder Playmat was developed by a mother who wanted to provide the safest & fun space for kids & toddlers. Artbee Playmat is now available in Hong Kong, Canada, and Germany. This playmat can be easily be transformed into different play structures such as a sofa, tunnel or the play partition. This […]

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Get Clean with the Live Clean Collection of Products! Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide ~ CAN 07/12

| June 11, 2015 | 77 Comments
Get Clean with the Live Clean Collection of Products! Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide ~ CAN 07/12

Parents, like me, are looking for more naturally sourced products to used on their families skin that because are less harmful to their skin and to the environment. Kids like products that are fun and easy to use. Live Clean has tried to combine these ideas with their new line of products for kids called […]

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Boo Bamboo Skin Care and Hair Products for Mom and Baby #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

| July 29, 2014 | 58 Comments
Boo Bamboo Skin Care and Hair Products for Mom and Baby #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

  I’ve been using the products I got from Boo Bamboo for about a week now. I wanted to give them a good trial so I could give you a solid review. And let me tell you, I love them! Boo Bamboo is a Canadian company specializing in hair and skin products made with organic […]

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Caring For Your Baby Naturally with Abundance Naturally Baby! #Review and #Giveaway ~CAN 06/23

| May 28, 2014 | 45 Comments
Caring For Your Baby Naturally with Abundance Naturally Baby! #Review and #Giveaway ~CAN 06/23

Purchasing the right products to care for your children’s toiletry needs has become a daunting task since there are so many to choose from. Abundance Naturally has stepped up to help make this decision easier to make with their new brand of baby care products with Abundance Naturally Baby! A family-owned business managed by mom […]

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How Can I Help my Baby to Nap Longer than 45 Minutes?

| November 15, 2013 | 4 Comments
How Can I Help my Baby to Nap Longer than 45 Minutes?

Nap lengths can vary greatly in these early months. Yes it would be great if your baby had 1.5-2 hour naps however this is not always possible. Babies under 6 months have sleep cycles somewhere between 45 minutes and 60 minutes long and when your baby wakes up after a complete sleep cycle it may […]

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What the Skin Care Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know About Their Products

| October 28, 2013 | 16 Comments
What the Skin Care Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know About Their Products

The skin care industry is big business, and it’s booming. Expected to hit $115 billion by 2015, it is no surprise that some of the biggest powerhouses in branding and marketing are also the household names we have all come to associate with baby bath and body products. Yes people want their skin care products to work […]

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Beyond the Baby Shower: Honouring Mothers in Pregnancy

| October 10, 2013 | 6 Comments
Beyond the Baby Shower:  Honouring Mothers in Pregnancy

We have, likely, all been to a baby shower.  Everything decorated in pink or blue balloons and streamers.  We play games like, guess the melted chocolate bar in the diaper or how big mama’s belly is. Often, the conversation turns to the challenges of childbirth and how hard life is with a new baby.  All in […]

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Tummy Time

| May 20, 2013 | 1 Comment
Tummy Time

Newborns are sweet. They sleep peacefully — we hope! — they eat all the time and they mostly just lie flat on their backs. Tummy time is the simple act of putting your baby on her tummy. This can be done from birth and is a great way to help avoid a flat head, but […]

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Getting Knocked Down by Postpartum Depression: How to Get up Again

| May 3, 2013 | 8 Comments
Getting Knocked Down by Postpartum Depression: How to Get up Again

I expected to experience postpartum depression when my babies were born given my history of depression. I wasn’t expecting, however, how different it would be compared to my “normal” depression. My depressive episodes come on slowly over time, they are insidious. My postpartum depression arrived suddenly and with unexpected intensity. It was rather like being […]

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Spring Cleaning The Basement

| April 25, 2013 | 7 Comments
Spring Cleaning The Basement

Like most families with small children, our house is full of STUFF. Lots of it. Since we have twins, a lot of our baby stuff came in duplicate: 2 carseats, 2 high chairs, 2 ride-on toys, etc. And since Mister & Missy are a fraternal boy/girl combination, they don’t wear the same clothes. Except for […]

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10 Things I Didn’t Love About Being Pregnant

| April 11, 2013 | 9 Comments
10 Things I Didn’t Love About Being Pregnant

  I recently wrote about what I loved about being pregnant. Now I want to share with you what I didn’t love… 1) Having to pee every 20 minutes. I drank lots of water so that I stayed hydrated, but drinking all of that water with a huge baby pressed on my bladder meant that […]

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