Bedtime Routines: The What and Why of what Works

Bedtime Routines: The What and Why of what Works

If you are about to become a parent, you’ve probably heard it all when it comes to sleep and bedtime routines: “Oh, you’ll never sleep again!” or “Enjoy sleep now! You won’t see it again for years!”. There’s also my personal favourite:  “You don’t know from tired,...
Are You Hosting a Winter Baby Shower?

Are You Hosting a Winter Baby Shower?

If you say the words baby shower to me, my mind’s eye conjures images of fluffy bunnies, gerber daisies, green grass and a fluffy chick or two. Spring. My mind’s eye conjures spring. But what if your BFF is having a winter baby? Fluffy bunnies and perfect...
3 Ways to Make Sure Baby is Warm Enough

3 Ways to Make Sure Baby is Warm Enough

The problem with babies is that they can’t talk. They can’t tell you: “Yo Mom! That’s too many layers you’ve put on me! Not only am I sweating up a storm but I can’t move a muscle! Get on that, will you?” When you think about it, it’s probably best that they can’t...
Baby Skin Friendly Ways for Getting Rid of Stains

Baby Skin Friendly Ways for Getting Rid of Stains

Imagine this possibly true story: you receive a beautiful holiday outfit for your baby from your mother-in-law. It’s red and green and velvety and soft and has reindeer on it. So you decide to try it on your daughter to make sure it fits when suddenly your wee darling...
Shopping With Baby

Shopping With Baby

Do you remember the carefree days of shopping before you had kids? No? Neither do I, really. That is to say, I remember them but they are a foggy, distant memory, like from a previous life. Having a child is the kind of life event that will have you splitting your...