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I Survived A High Needs Baby And So Can You

September 11, 2016 // Birth & Breastfeeding, Parenting // 4 Comments

Trust me, you know if you have a high needs fussy baby. Those kind of babies make themselves very obvious and there’s no wondering on the topic. That being said, you might have a high needs baby if: You constantly […]

The Surprising Birth Of Baby Alice (as told by auntie Andrea)

July 2, 2013 // Birth & Breastfeeding // 2 Comments

Remember that post I wrote a few weeks ago asking about what I should put in my doula bag for my sisters upcoming birth? Well, it turns out that I didn’t need all the labour aides that I had stocked […]

And She Is One

January 13, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

Oh, my. My, my, my. Tomorrow my girl turns one and I’m feeling all verklempt over here. I’m excited to put together my post about her birthday party we had tonight. I did things differently this time and might’ve loved […]

Short and Sweet. Full of Sap.

January 7, 2013 // Parenting // No Comments

I can’t help it but I’m feeling a bit sentimental over the fact that my baby is having a birthday next week. There is something about the overall quickness of babyhood that comes full circle once they turn one, and […]

Listening To My Mother’s Intuition

My sweet little baby was quite ill yesterday and required a trip to the local children’s hospital. My mother’s intuition had kicked in the day before and I just knew that something was brewing. I texted my husband at work […]

Baby Led Weaning: An Update At 7 Months

August 15, 2012 // Birth & Breastfeeding // No Comments

My baby did not get her first taste of solids until just recently when she was closer to 7 months old (I’m not including the lollipop that I caught Ben letting her lick or the popsicle that he offered her […]

I’m Allergic To Wearing A Bathing Suit In Public (or even in private)

July 17, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

You won’t find me hanging out in my bathing suit this summer season, at least not willingly or carefree. I’ve packed away the 2 piece for now and it’s shoved way back in my closet. Maybe it’ll come out next […]

Goodbye Nurse Amy

March 28, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

It was time for baby Josie to be born and I was admitted into the exact same room where I had given birth to Ben 3 years before. It felt sweet and calm to be back in the same space […]

Guest Post: Jenna Alphenaar, Vancouver Birth Doula.

March 11, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

Jenna Alphenaar, Vancouver Birth Doula…. It just flows off you tongue doesn’t it? I’m on a one way street to becoming a certified birth doula. What is a doula you ask? The goal of a birth doula is to ideally […]

My Post Partum Body: Rolls, Flab and Jiggly Parts

February 12, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

My baby is officially one month old and things are starting to become a bit more routine and a little less shocking for me. I still find myself in my pyjamas until close to noon every day and washing my […]