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The Single-Mom Survival Guide: 5 Ways to Make Motherhood Manageable and Meaningful

I remember driving in circles at 2 a.m. one hellish night many years ago after a long night of inconsolable tears and on and off fevers. I was beyond exhausted, having just worked an eight hour day beginning at 6 a.m., taken my daughter to preschool, somehow made it to work on time…only to have to leave early to pick up a suddenly sick child, sit in a pediatrician’s waiting room with other germ-carrying children and diseased toys, pick up...

July 11, 2011 Read Blog

Have you shared your mother tongue?

If you had asked me before I had children if I was going to teach my kids how to speak Portuguese (I’m fluent) I would have given you a “Hells Yes!” If you had asked my husband if he was going to teach them to speak Greek (he’s fluent) his response would have been the same. In fact we actually had planned on teaching our children how to speak both languages. Fast forward six years and we’re lucky if our kids know more than two words...

July 8, 2011 Read Blog

The Rules of Toddlerhood

The other day I was marvelling at how my surprise little babies Thatcher and Tanner were growing.  They have finally started to smile and babble and act like real little people.  I took a sip of my coffee and suddenly froze.  Crap!  I have been through this 6 times already and know the drill. After the babbling, will come crawling, will come pulling up, then walking and climbing and attempted talking and then finally the inevitable –...

July 6, 2011 Read Blog

On the way to motherhood

With the anticipation of childbirth and bringing a new family member into the world pregnancy can be one of life's most exciting moments. It is also a time when many women, wanting only the best for their unborn baby, experience anxiety over health matters. There is really no better time to take extra special care of your body and mind than during pregnancy, especially considering the number of potential discomforts that may arise. During...

July 5, 2011 Read Blog

Eight Tips for a Pleasant Mealtime with Toddlers

Mealtime is a common source of stress for parents as toddlers can be quite fussy—and messy—eaters, but mealtime is the perfect opportunity to teach young children two major personal and social skills: nutrition and table manners. Mealtime, the latest board book in the Toddler Tools® series by Elizabeth Verdick, offers simple suggestions to engage little ones in a happy, healthy time at the table. Here are eight tips for parents and...

July 4, 2011 Read Blog

Sun Protection for Babies

Summer is here! The Canadian Dermatology Association offers these sun safety tips specific to children under the age of 1 year: Keep babies out of direct sunlight either in a stroller with a hood or canopy, under an umbrella or in a heavily shaded spot. Long walks are best in the early morning or late afternoon. Limit sun exposure for long periods with an infant between 11 am and 4 pm, and especially around noon. Babies should wear sun...

July 1, 2011 Read Blog

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