Five Tips for Introducing your Newborn to your Fur Baby
Getting ready to introduce your doggy to your new baby? Dogs are so intuitive, and they know that something -- though they may not know what -- is happening. Our...Read more
Hooray! It's time for another One Tough Mother giveaway!
During my first maternity leave it was difficult to make fitness a priority. My MIL would graciously give me a chance to slip out to a spin class here or...Read more
Let’s talk baby nap time 😴 ...Though usually looks a bit more like this: 🤬
You wouldn’t know it by looking at my little guy's angel face, but as I write this, we are currently on minute twenty of crib-time hysterics! With my first, I...Read more
#OTMomLife: When Maternity Leave Doesn’t Fill You With Absolute Joy
In the same way that no two births are ever the same, neither are any one Mama's experiences. This is why I am so excited to introduce a new series, #MomLife,...Read more
The Motherhood Culture Around 'Enjoy It While It Lasts' Hurts Mamas
There is something about the “chin up, Mama - they’re only young for a short time!” online culture that doesn’t sit well with me. It’s true that this hardest time...Read more
Who gets sappy on Halloween?
Today has me thinking of my beloved, late Grandmother. Who gets sappy on Halloween? 🙈I’m thinking about how she hand-made my costume one year. I picture her, now, bent over...Read more
Jessica | Henry & Izzy's Mama
As a people and culture professional by day, second time Mama Jessica excels in taking a human, empathetic approach in any situation. A natural leader, she follows her intuition -...Read more
🤰🏻Get this baby out of me!
When sleep is impossible, strangers start saying “any day now!” (constantly), and your hands & feet are swollen to the size of a novelty sport hand ☝🏻 - you know...Read more
Experiencing a hormonal slump as your milk supply lessens is very common.
Just ask me: I’m at almost 6 months pp, my supply has never been good enough, and now it’s just gone 😔The pp journey is full of hormonal ups &...Read more
Danita | Parker's Mama
Between helping people foster the mind-body connection through her practice as a yoga teacher🧘or literally healing their bodies in her work as an RMT 💆🏻♀️ first-time Mom, Danita, is the...Read more
Today was uplifting.
For an issue that has long filled me with dread, today felt hopeful.It was one of those sunny, autumn days in Vancouver that I am convinced is unparalleled. One of...Read more
Hey, Vancouver, Climate Change is a Parenting Issue!
Climate change is a parenting issue. I remember being about eight years old and standing in front of the worldometer (population counter) that was set up at Science World in...Read more
Maybe It's Inevitable That Becoming a Mom Changes You
The truth is... having a baby does change you. I totally forgive any childless (or those who are consciously child-free!) folks for noticing. I’m lucky to have so many wonderful,...Read more
Katie | Ollie & Harri's Mama
From her professional life and volunteer work to her personal relationships, second time Mama, Katie, is the kind of person who does everything 110% — and always with the most...Read more