Your Pregnancy

What Is a Doula and Should You Hire One?

During my first pregnancy, I was nervous about what would happen to my body and how painful labour would actually be. You could say that I had some first-time jitters about the whole experience and so my mother suggested that I hire a doula. I had no idea what a doula was at the time […]

Nutrition

How to Eat Organic When You Can’t Afford To

When I married my husband, I knew that there would be certain lifestyle choices that he would never bend on. He never manages to get his damn socks in the hamper, he loves to be outside no matter the weather, and we would always eat organic without question. Now that we have three kids and […]

Nutrition

How to Break the Stress Eating Cycle

Like many other mums, I can watch what I eat perfectly during the day until my kids go to bed. But something about finally getting to sit down and relax in silence makes me crave carbs and sugar like crazy. With the TV remote in one hand and a bag of chips in the other […]

Food

The Health Benefits of the Celery Juice Trend

As a (very) busy mum of three kids, I am always on the go and I never have time for nutritious meals unless it’s dinner and I am forcing my family to have some bonding time over tater tots and fish fingers. So, when I heard that celery juice is having a moment thanks in […]

Married Life

The Right Way To Argue in Front of Your Kids

Marriage is hard. It’s hard because it takes work and life is unpredictable. As much planning and prepping you do, life and marriage can throw unexpected obstacles in your way. When kids are in the mix, marriage can feel like it exists in a vacuum where the daily stress and drama of raising little ones […]

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Choosing the Right Prenatal Vitamin For Your Pregnancy

Whether it’s a home pregnancy test or one taken at the doctor, the minute you find out you have tested positive, you go through a roller coaster of emotions knowing that your life is about to radically shift into something amazing. One of the first things your doctor will tell you ins to start taking […]

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Beach Babies: How to Train Your Little One to Love the Beach

A beach is a magical place, especially to kids. The glorious sound of waves washing up and whooshing back, the feeling of sand squishing between toes, and sun-kissed skin after spending a day outside exploring are the simple yet beautiful things that can make for the sweetest childhood memories. That’s why I try to get […]

Your Health

Four Ways to Cope With the Postnatal Baby Blues

When my first child was born, I was taken aback by the unfamiliar feelings of fear, isolation, and boredom. I’m not sure what I thought motherhood would initially be like, but I am pretty sure that it wasn’t me blubbering on and on about how awkward my body felt or about how much I was […]