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Tips to Help Your Kids Develop Self-Esteem

As a kid, there seems nothing worse than being forced to do something. Whether parents are forcing their kids to eat food, go to church, dress appropriately, it’s oftentimes tough on kids to be the subjects of their parent’s ideals. Have you ever said to your kid, “I hope you marry someone spectacular one day,”… Continue reading Tips to Help Your Kids Develop Self-Esteem

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5 Relaxation techniques for labouring moms (That Really Work!)

Since the moment you found out you’re pregnant, the thought has probably crossed your mind: I have to push a giant baby out of me! Seems scary, right? It doesn’t help that many, if not most, women fear the big day they have to go into labour, even though moms are more than excited to… Continue reading 5 Relaxation techniques for labouring moms (That Really Work!)

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Ways to Reduce Stress and Dominate Pregnancy and Labour

There are hundreds of pregnancy books out there, all telling us what to expect when expecting (pun intended?). While I would be either really enthused about pregnancy, a really fast reader, or just really curious, I didn’t read them all. There’s so much conflicting information on pregnancy (Can I eat fish? Can I get in… Continue reading Ways to Reduce Stress and Dominate Pregnancy and Labour

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Potty-Training Your Toddler

Like many of our day-to-day activities, we oftentimes have no clue what we’re doing. In fact, I didn’t even think I should be teaching my son to go potty on the toilet yet because he still has more sizes to go up in diapers! It wasn’t until many people started asking me, “have you started… Continue reading Potty-Training Your Toddler

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Tips for Telling People You’re Pregnant

Imagine. You're late for your period. Your breasts are sore. You drag yourself to the drugstore to buy a pregnancy test, with butterflies in your stomach, because what you're about to find out may be life changing. If you're a mom or becoming a mom, you know exactly what I'm talking about. When I found… Continue reading Tips for Telling People You’re Pregnant

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6 Tips for Parents to Pursue a Better Life, Despite Fear

As a kid, I didn't have too many fears. Perhaps not having chocolate milk stocked in the fridge for when I woke up - or if I had to skip a day at the barn where I rode horses - but that was pretty much the extent of it. Somewhere down the line (I'll be… Continue reading 6 Tips for Parents to Pursue a Better Life, Despite Fear