Harry Potter 1st Birthday Party – Part 1

Harry Potter 1st Birthday Party – Part 1

I really wanted to do a Harry Potter themed 1st Birthday Party because well, my son’s name is Harry and I love Harry Potter. Also, by the time he is 10 or 11 and would appreciate the effort, he probably won’t even like Harry Potter (please don’t let this be true). Hence why I decided to do this now, even though it took a lot of time to plan and I was stressed about going back to work and him…

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Working Mom Blog – Starting Daycare

Working Mom Blog – Starting Daycare

I can’t believe my baby is over a year old now. With the 1st year Birthday Party in November at the same time as starting daycare, doing interviews, getting a new job and going to work, then Christmas in December, it has been a very busy couple of months. My next post will be on all the planning and preparation for the 1st Birthday Party. Going Back to Work At first, it was really hard to go back to work….

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Best Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe – Baby Get Well Soon

Best Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe – Baby Get Well Soon

This Chicken Soup Recipe is so EASY that anyone could do it and will have you or your loved one feeling better in no time. I have included the fast prep version and regular version because I know sometimes parents don’t have the time or energy for too much prep time.   The Perfect Soup for When You’re Feeling Sick Chicken soup is the best medicine for when you or your loved ones are feeling under the weather. This stuff…

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Starting Baby Solid Foods – Simple Tips

Starting Baby Solid Foods – Simple Tips

Starting baby solid foods could be a bit stressful – but don’t worry, I got you covered! So at 4 months, my baby was still being exclusively breastfed but he was not happy and he was not gaining weight. My doctor insisted that I start him on solids. I researched as much as I could and found very little about starting babies on solids at 4 months, as I hoped to start closer to 6 months as most advice out…

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Best Advice for First Time Mothers – What I Learned

Best Advice for First Time Mothers – What I Learned

If this is your first time being a mom, there really is nothing that can prepare you for the flood of emotions, exhaustion, and worry that you will inevitably face but this advice will hopefully make things a bit easier. Below is what I learned and my best advice for first-time mothers. I should have read books about baby sleep and how to take care of a baby more than ones about pregnancy and labour. The former are things you need to…

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Breastfeeding Latch Problems – What I Did Wrong

Breastfeeding Latch Problems – What I Did Wrong

I wrote the below when I was really upset about my breastfeeding latch problems after everything I did to make breastfeeding happen. I felt defeated and devastated that my baby didn’t want me. I realized that having Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) may have made breastfeeding more challenging. Read to the end to see how I feel now and what I realize that I did wrong. I read the books, watched the YouTube videos and talked to anyone who had experience…

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How to Get a Baby to Sleep Through the Night – EASY Sleep Training

How to Get a Baby to Sleep Through the Night – EASY Sleep Training

The first 3 months are hard on parents for a reason, not only is it a big adjustment to your life having a little human to take care of 24/7, but what I found worst of all was the lack of sleep. I desperately needed to know how to get a baby to sleep through the night. At the 4-month check up, I was sleep deprived and exhausted. He just wouldn’t sleep and I didn’t know what to do. The…

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Welcome to Canadian Mama!

Welcome to Canadian Mama!

A LITTLE BACK STORY We welcomed our rainbow baby into our family a few short months ago, and as the first grandchild on both sides, he is definitely a very loved baby. I thought it was going to be much more difficult to conceive since I have hypothyroidism and PCOS, so we were very surprised,  excited, and of course scared when we found out. I had so many questions during pregnancy and there are some great apps out there to…

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