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The Rookie Parent Advantage

Many parents feel under-qualified to rear their own children, especially if it’s their first. But there’s an advantage to be a rookie, and here’s why.   Before my son was born, I had never even held a newborn baby. (That’s a lie, I remember holding my friend’s newborn baby for about two and a half… Continue reading The Rookie Parent Advantage

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4 ways to hit “reset” in the New Year

For moms and dads Are you one of those people who makes a New Year’s resolution, stays at it for a couple weeks and fall off the band-wagon? Every day of the year could be a day to start a new routine, to kick a bad habit, or to start something you’ve always wanted. Despite… Continue reading 4 ways to hit “reset” in the New Year

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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