Whether you’re a new parent stocking up on new baby essentials, a grandparent searching for the perfect gift for your grandchild, or a toddler mama or daddy looking for something specific, there are plenty of Canadian baby clothes brands to choose from.
We’ve all been there, right? You have a cranky baby and can’t figure out what’s up. It’s so frustrating, but there’s a simple tool that can help: Sign language for babies. There is that phase babies go through. You know the one. They aren’t newborns anymore, but can’t speak. So figuring out how to fulfill their ever-expanding list of needs can be tough for parents. You can’t read their mind, but you might be able … Read More
I’m 37 weeks pregnant with my second child, a baby gear expert, and a serial researcher. I hate to admit that I’ve spent hundreds of hours pouring over gear, evaluating features, reading, writing and compiling reviews, and then, actually using gear with our daughter, Poppy, on all of our adventures. And oh, on adventures we’ve gone…. Like that time we took our 8-week old preemie (adjusted age = 2 weeks!) on a 10-day, 3-state, 25-hour … Read More
Of all the words in the dictionary, probably the most consistent word association to the term “new parents” is “sleep”. Or rather, sleep deprivation. Newborns are notorious for keeping their exhausted parents up all night. When you have a new baby, people from all generations ask “are you getting any sleep?” Babies and sleeplessness seem to go hand in hand. And that’s normal, at least at first. Newborns need some time to adjust to this … Read More
When I was pregnant, I remember the warnings… “Sleep now before the baby comes, because you’ll never get a good night’s sleep again!” In Western culture, we’ve normalized baby sleep to be a terrible, exhausting endeavor. But sleep is the most natural thing in the world, and in fact, babies need a great deal of it. Good thing, too, because so do new parents. Unfortunately, new parents — mothers in particular — lose nearly 700 … Read More