On picking your battles

My husband works a lot. Entirely overnight shifts, five nights a week, so he’s not home a lot. When he is home, our rhythm gets thrown off, the kids get rangy and stuff can get weird. There are a lot of reasons for...

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How to Raise a Child in Today’s World...

It seems like every time you turn around, there’s something new to worry about regarding your children’s safety: Canned vegetables and BPA. Swimming and dry drowning. And now… sunscreen spray and cancer. It’s...

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Back-to-School Lunchbox Love

I say this every year, but weren’t we just celebrating the last day of school?! As summer winds down, it is time to get ready for another exciting school year. Or maybe you are helping your little one get ready for...

Shoes, shoes, shoes.

My family loves shoes. Can you guess my daughter’s first word? Shoe. She is still a shoe lover. Back to school is quickly approaching and like most parents, I usually use back to school as a time to buy my kids new...

On Car Trips and Toddlers

We are very lucky to have a car. It might be a bit of a rust bucket, but it purrs like a kitten and has at least a year or two left before we have to start sinking money into it. I love our car. The only thing I don’t...

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Baby K'tan

A wrap without all the wrapping! The Baby K'tan Baby Carrier is an innovate soft cotton baby carrier that is an ideal blend of a sling, wrap and carrier, providing the positions and benfits of all three. With an...

Q & A: Forceps Birth

Question: My baby was delivered vaginally with the help of forceps. His head looks normal, save for a small red mark on his temple, does he need to see a chiropractor? Will he have problems in the future directly...

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School starts soon - is your child...

Time flies, and before you know it, you’re getting your little ones signed up for daycare or school. Just remember that part of getting them ready is making sure they are up to date on their...

It’s Back to School Time

It’s that time of year again! Summer is coming to an end, and the first day of school seems closer than ever. I’m here to let you know there are things you can do now, prior to the first day of school, that’ll...

Cottaging

Cottaging is something I've grown up with. I've been fortunate to have a family cottage my entire life. We would spend weeks, weekends, basically any free time we had between time at our cottage or out on our boat....

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Go Camping: Healthy Eating and Decadent...

I just returned from what was one of the wettest camping trips ever. It wasn’t a sleep-in-the-van-overnight “oops the tent REALLY leaks” wet like we experienced on our 2012 camping adventure but it did rain for a...

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How much formula do I feed my baby?

Being a new parent can be overwhelming. One of the biggest concerns when you have a newborn is making sure they are getting enough milk. When you’re breastfeeding it’s convenient to feed on demand. While you...




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