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Winter Baby Car Seat Safety

With the arrival of the winter season, parents are tempted to bundle up their babies as thickly as possible in order to keep them snug and warm. The warmth factor can interfere with the safety factor of the baby car seat. The problem is that this is not the best idea if you are planning to put a baby in a car seat with a five-point harness. The reason is that the harness system then serves to hold the coat in place and not the baby. This defeats...

November 22, 2018 Read Blog


Holiday Safety

The holidays are here and most of us will decorate our homes, attend parties or even attempt to host them! Here are some important safety tips to keep in mind at home and when you are visiting friends and family. If you’re putting up a Christmas tree: Be sure your tree is secure in the stand. Do not use tinsel, it is easy to swallow and it can also get wound up around a baby’s fingers, cutting off circulation. Do not use glass or...

November 21, 2018 Read Blog


Health And Wellness Tips For Expecting Moms

Every expecting mother hopes and prays that after nine months they will be delivering a healthy and strong baby. It’s vital to eat well, practice appropriate exercises, tend to one’s mental health, and practice self-care. There are a lot of considerations related to preparing your home for your baby, but it is of the utmost importance to make sure you and your baby are healthy and ready for the birth and everything that comes after. Good...

August 22, 2018 Read Blog


Croup

  This condition is caused by a viral infection. It can be alarming and often occurs at night, but usually passes quickly. Your child will have difficulty breathing, and a short, distinctive barking cough when he breathes out. He may be making a crowing or whistling noise. In a severe attack, he may use muscles around his nose, neck, and upper arms in his attempts to breathe. IF HE HAS blue-tinged skin or signs of a severe attack (see...

February 27, 2018 Read Blog


Autism: A Strange Mysterious Thief

When my twins were born in August 1996 autism was distant thunder on the horizon. I’d heard about it vaguely, but it seemed so mysterious and rare I couldn’t imagine it would ever affect me. Since then, diagnoses of autism increased tenfold and it has definitely shaped my family’s life. People often ask me when I first noticed that my son, Fraser, was different. I struggle with what I knew then and what I’ve come to understand. On a...

February 23, 2018 Read Blog


Una the Trunki Unicorn

Ride Una the Trunki Unicorn on mystical adventures! Designed for travelling tots, so attach your spiral horn and shake your rainbow tail and get ready to ride and explore! Little storytellers can gracefully ride, carry, or be towed through magical lands. As with all Trunki ride on suitcases Una the Trunki Unicorn has an 18 litre capacity, a comfy saddle, secure lockable catches, a soft rubber trim, and an internal pocket and teddy bear seat...

February 22, 2018 Read Blog


When Parents Get Bullied

There are some topics online that are better left avoided. After all, you know that no matter which position you take, someone is going to push back. The “mommy wars”, which are really directed at all parents, are the stuff of both legend and reality. Companies produce ads parodying the viciousness of the opposing sides to almost every parenting decision that has to be made. The Internet and social media have made connecting with other...

January 15, 2018 Read Blog


Learn at play, every day

Family Literacy Day comes once a year, on January 27, but there are lots of ways to get kids involved in learning every day. One of the best tools in a parent’s toolbox is play! Why not try one of these activities and see how much fun learning can be.   Play With Your Food: Get toothpicks and small pieces of apple, cheese, grapes, or whatever snack you want (marshmallows, yum). Now build a house, tower or circle by attaching your...

January 12, 2018 Read Blog


Ask A Sleep Expert: Starting Sleep Training

Q: I am at my breaking point! I haven’t slept in what feels like years (its only been weeks!). I’m exhausted and feel like I need to start looking into the sleep training process but I don’t know where to start. There is so much information help there! How do I start?   A: When a family feels that it’s the right time to start teaching their baby how to sleep, it can feel like an overwhelming task. There are so many books,...

December 26, 2017 Read Blog


Bogs Arcata Stripe

Snow boots that can’t wait to get out in the cold. Snowdrifts and slush puddles, they’re coming for you! These women’s boots take on frigid snow days with a 100 % waterproof build, subzero insulation and fluffy high-pile lining. A hefty GlacialGrip lug outsole keeps you sure-footed on wintry surfaces. http://www.bogsfootwear.ca/shop/style/72105-009.html

November 26, 2017 Read Blog


DIY Ornaments for Kids of All Ages

We love this time of year – everything feels so festive and jolly! Last week we wanted to make some ornaments that we would always remember from Christmas 2013. We gathered some elves, Andreas and Alexandra, and put together three easy DIY ornaments. To get started you’ll need some plastic clear ornaments, we used spherical ones, and whatever you’d like to fill them with. We put together three ornaments...   Marshmallow...

November 17, 2017 Read Blog


Holiday Traditions

Holiday traditions tend to make the kinds of memories we cherish forever. Looking for some traditions to start with your family? Here are some from our readers and friends that you can borrow and adapt: “We buy our children an ornament every year as well as a ball, when they move out they will get all their ornaments. I have all mine from growing up! We also buy a family ornament every year so our tree isn't bare when all of our kids...

November 1, 2017 Read Blog




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