Baby

  • Breastmilk Popsicles April 29, 2017 When Baby H was starting to get ready for solid foods (around 5 months), we began placing her in her highchair at the dinner table, for all meals. In order to get her used to the idea of meals at the table, we wanted to give her something to eat, instead of a toy. She never ...
  • Detox Your Home June 2, 2016 When you start down the path of more natural living and trying to detox your home, it can be a bit overwhelming as you realize how insidious toxins are. This can be especially scary for parents, or soon-to-be parents! Note: as someone with a rigorous science degree, I’m careful of using the word “chemical” as a bad thing. Everything ...
  • Favourite Foods at 10 Months August 8, 2017 Two things before I get into the meat of this post: 1. If you’re interested, read the previous posts in this series first: First Foods, Favourite Foods at 6 Months , Favourite Foods at 7 Months, Favourite Foods at 8 Months and Favourite Foods at 9 Months. 2. This is a JUDGEMENT-FREE POST: Please note that this not how you *should* do ...
  • Favourite Foods at 6 Months April 29, 2017 JUDGEMENT-FREE POST: Please note that this not how you *should* do things. This is just a window into how I did things, and I relied mostly on my instincts. Do what feels right mama. *Should precedes shame* so I strongly encourage you not to *should yourself*! Parenting is hard enough as it is. You’re doing great!!    We started solids with ...
  • Favourite Foods at 7 Months May 11, 2017 Two things before I get into the meat of this post: 1. If you’re interested, read the previous posts in this series first: First Foods and Favourite Foods at 6 Months. 2. This is a JUDGEMENT-FREE POST: Please note that this not how you *should* do things. This is just a window into how I did things, and I ...
  • Favourite Foods at 8 Months July 23, 2017 Two things before I get into the meat of this post: 1. If you’re interested, read the previous posts in this series first: First Foods, Favourite Foods at 6 Months and Favourite Foods at 7 Months. 2. This is a JUDGEMENT-FREE POST: Please note that this not how you *should* do things. This is just a window into how I did ...
  • Favourite Foods at 9 Months July 23, 2017 Two things before I get into the meat of this post: 1. If you’re interested, read the previous posts in this series first: First Foods, Favourite Foods at 6 Months , Favourite Foods at 7 Months and Favourite Foods at 8 Months. 2. This is a JUDGEMENT-FREE POST: Please note that this not how you *should* do things. This is just a ...
  • First Foods April 27, 2017 JUDGEMENT-FREE POST: Please note that this not how you *should* do things. This is just a window into how I did things, and I relied mostly on my instincts. Do what feels right mama. *Should precedes shame* so I strongly encourage you not to *should yourself*! Parenting is hard enough as it is. You’re doing great!!  Introducing foods to your baby ...
  • How to Help a New Mom February 20, 2017 The first few days postpartum was something I thought about (and worried about) a lot the last few weeks before baby girl arrived. I had no idea how I would feel and what I would want – both physically and emotionally – but I knew that as an introvert (def: recharging on your own, as ...
  • Newborn Baby Equipment April 14, 2017 Favourite Equipment = No Equipment Before my baby shower, a lot of people were surprised that I didn’t register for some typical baby items like a Bumbo, an Exersaucer, a Jolly Jumper, Swings, Activity Mats etc. So I thought I would share a few resources as to why we didn’t.   But before I do, please note, there ...
  • Pre-Baby Food Prep August 25, 2016 I can’t tell you how many people have told me to “just relax, whatever you do before hand, you will inevitably end up eating take out most of the first few months with a newborn”. Aside from the fact that nutritionally, I couldn’t imagine trying to heal/recover from pregnancy, labour & delivery on takeout, OR ...

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