Want to Be Unhappy? Do These 16 Things!

The numbers don’t lie? If that’s true, about half of the roughly 85 million moms in the US are unhappy. That’s what surveys say, anyway. And I’d say that’s pretty scary to contemplate – that’s A LOT of moms and … Continued

Childhood Defines and Shapes Us

Undoubtedly and well-documentented, I think it’s safe to say that love can get really complicated. So, it’s difficult to see and sometimes define the secret blessings in it all. This really counts for any kind of love. Beginning with our … Continued

An Open Letter to My Son’s Paediatrician

Two years ago I was going through one of the hardest times of my life. My newborn baby boy was breast feeding around the clock but still screaming in hunger. I had no idea as a new mum how long … Continued

7 Ways I’ve Grown With My Children

We spend a lot of time watching our children grow: marking milestones with photographs and facebook posts; celebrating new skills, a lost tooth, or an extra centimetre on the growth chart. But how often do we stop and reflect back … Continued

Good Sleep Begins With a Good Routine

By Kristen Carhart and Joanna Silverman at Early Parenting Partners, LLC   People inherently are creatures of habit and seek out repetition and routine. This is in part due to our nature and to our internal body clock called the … Continued

Breast Feeding Gone Wrong

  Recently I received private messages from two friends, both asking my opinion on whether they should keep trying to breast feed or not. When breast feeding goes wrong, it can go really wrong, and what then? [Just a disclaimer … Continued

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