Tag: support

5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

| March 27, 2017 | 5 Comments
5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

 5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully during Late Pregnancy It is the last leg of your pregnancy, you are in your third trimester and coming in fast for the final stretch (pardon the pun). Pretty soon, you will be experiencing the happiness of being a parent first hand. You are so close that you think […]

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Acts of Kindness

| April 5, 2016 | 13 Comments
Acts of Kindness

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” Dr. Seuss   They may be small but they have such big hearts. It’s never too early to teach children the importance of paying it forward.    I think that all children are born with a sense of compassion – parents, teachers, aunts and uncles just need […]

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Postpartum Progress’ Climb Out of the Darkness 2015

| June 2, 2015 | 7 Comments
Postpartum Progress’ Climb Out of the Darkness 2015

Postpartum Progress will be represented in Ottawa at a fundraising event called Climb Out of the Darkness. Postpartum Progress is a nonprofit organization. Each year the board elects to donate a percentage of funds raised by Climbs held in selected states / provinces to local, independent, registered nonprofit organizations that provide direct services, such as support groups, […]

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Help Tiny Miracles Get a Big Boost!

| October 4, 2014 | 7 Comments
Help Tiny Miracles Get a Big Boost!

Prematurity is one of the leading causes of long-term health challenges and death among newborns. Despite this fact, community-based services geared towards aiding those afflicted by the effects of prematurity are underrepresented in Canada. Nicole Lyons quickly discovered the lack of support and resources first hand when she gave birth to her son in 2012 […]

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How to “Move On” After a Miscarriage

| September 30, 2014 | 5 Comments
How to “Move On” After a Miscarriage

Well, let’s just get this out-of-the-way already. There really is no getting over a miscarriage. Especially after you’ve had multiple ones, but it does get better. Let’s start at the beginning. Back in April I had my first miscarriage. We had JUST started trying at the start of march, and one day I had some […]

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Being There: The Vital Role of the Father

| February 10, 2014 | 6 Comments
Being There: The Vital Role of the Father

As much as it hurts to say, when a child is born to young parents, the presence of the father is optional. Boys grow into men, and sometimes a baby is born during that transition. The relationship between mother and father crumbles under stress and hardship, or self-doubt and fear makes them run. Whatever the […]

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Belly Chats – Exclusive Events for Moms-to-be from momstown Ottawa

| March 7, 2013 | 1 Comment
Belly Chats – Exclusive Events for Moms-to-be from momstown Ottawa

When I was a new mom, I felt very overwhelmed, emotional and at times, alone. A lot of my friends didn’t have children yet or their children were older. I remember wishing I had a network of new moms like myself to confide in and commiserate with. Luckily new moms in Ottawa now have the […]

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