Wouldn’t it be great if we could all sleep like this baby during the hot summer? We all look forward to summer arriving, however what we don’t enjoy are the sweltering nights where we can’t sleep. The hot nights are especially challenging for our kids, and any time their sleep is affected, so is ours!!!…

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Research tells us that it takes 21 days to establish new habits.⠀ It’s the same with babies learning how to sleep. We expect them to learn overnight a brand new skill, and that’s unrealistic. We can’t expect them to learn new habits overnight, when it takes us on average 21 days to establish a new…

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☀️ Let’s talk about staying hydrated during hot Summer days ☀️ Most of us do a very poor job of drinking enough water on a normal day, let alone on a hot day. Being dehydrated can especially impact pregnant and breastfeeding Mamas. Why? For pregnant Mamas, being dehydrated can cause you to feel tightenings or…

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☀️ Car Seat safety and Summer ☀️⠀ Did you know that:⠀ ⠀ ➡️ within 20 min the temperature in a previously air-conditioned car can exceed 50ºC⠀ ➡️ within 40 min the temperature can get up to 65.5 ºC⠀ Read below as I share some safety tips on how to keep your baby/child cool and safe…

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A few months ago I saw a post on Facebook about giving our kids a mental break. The Mama shared that her son had had a rough day at school and they were talking and she could see that his eyes were pleading with her to just stop. She was questioning him and trying to…

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When people hear about CPR, AED’s and First Aid, they get very overwhelmed. They think it’s very complicated and are worried about messing up or forgetting what to do. ⠀ Here’s the thing, they have international committees that review the information and techniques every 5 years. They do this to ensure the information and techniques…

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Being a new parent is hard under normal circumstances but now with this Pandemic, it’s even more difficult, scary and isolating. With us all self-isolating, the risk of Postpartum Depression increases No more visits to meet the newborn No more grandparents snuggling the baby No baby showers no one helping with laundry, dinner Even though…

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Baby Milestones We just celebrated a leap day and it reminded me of leaps/milestones that baby’s encounter. Like Feb 29, they aren’t every day occurrences, but they sure can be affect things. Milestones include: Rolling over Crawling Walking Teething Growth spurts Talking Growth spurts can very much affect a baby’s temperament. You usually notice that…

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Did you know that:⠀ 73% of car seats are used or installed incorrectly.⠀ 30% of kids in booster seats do not meet the 40 pound weight minimum. 52% of kids in seat belts do not fit safely without a booster seat. Some common mistakes parents make: Move their babies/toddlers up to the next seat before…

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