Marissa Mayer's Maternity Leave Decision

Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, recently announced that she is not only pregnant with twins but that just as she did after her last baby was born, she will take a limited maternity leave after the birth this time around...

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Hearing: The First Two Important Years

Babies are able to hear from birth, and respond to sounds starting from a very young age. In order for speech to develop normally, a baby must be able to hear. The first two years is the time during which hearing...

Confetti Pancakes

I know that the general consensus is to not hide healthier foods in less healthy foods as it doesn’t teach kids to enjoy their veggies. But, I have two boys who are very finicky eaters at home and sometimes I want to...

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Milestones from One to Three

Every child grows and develops in steps, going from one milestone to the next. Here’s a quick look at milestones for ages one, two and three. By age one, most children: Interact with their parent or...

Road tripping with toddlers – and...

Since having kids, we haven’t really been able to take any trips as a family. Finances, work and the like have precluded us from the few trips a year we used to take. So, when one of my best friends informed me that...

Potty Training Twins

As you might've guessed by the title of this blog, life in our house has been a bit chaotic this month. The twins are now two-and-a-half (seriously, where has the time gone?!) so we figured it was worth a shot to...

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Learning to be Lucky

“You’re lucky your kids listen to you.” As she said this to me, I had to think about what my appropriate reaction should be. It could go a couple of ways. First of all, I’m not entirely convinced that my...

Treehouse’s Big Day Out is a...

Last year, Treehouse TV debuted Big Day Out – a two day “festival” for preschoolers and toddlers centred around a concert featuring our family favourite The Wiggles! I had a chance last year to interview the team...

Bye Bye Cribs

How has the time already arrived that we would be saying goodbye to the cribs? Although the girls have never tried to climb out of them, their sleep was being interrupted because they just didn't have enough room to...

Baby kisses - Do you kiss your little...

I’ve been reading articles lately pulling the whole parents kissing kids on the lips debate into the spotlight and shedding some controversy on the practice. Full disclosure. I kiss my kids on the lips. Let me...

Adventures in Postpartum Binding

A few years ago, I was outraged at the idea of a celebrity wearing a corset 24/7 in order to get her body back after having kids. Subsequently, I’ve learned about diastasis separation, the pelvic floor and that peeing...

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Baby Box Co.

Based on the 75 year old Finnish tradition of providing a Baby Box – essentially a starter kit for the first year of baby’s life – the Baby Box Co. is the first company to make Baby Boxes available outside of...







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