Bonding with baby

  I was reading an article online about breastfeeding, and the effect it has in regards to bonding with your baby.  And it sparked me to write this post.  I'll keep it short and sweet, otherwise I'll feel like I'm rambling on, and I just wanted to express my thought(s) on this topic. I was … Continue reading Bonding with baby

Losing my Identity

  When I became pregnant with our first child, I was a working woman, had a University degree, and a career at the Surrey School District here in BC.  After our son was born, I still considered myself to be in the work force, even though I was on maternity leave for the following year. … Continue reading Losing my Identity

Our newborn’s story: And our experience with the dangers of bilirubin

When we found out we were pregnant with our second child, we could not have been happier.  We were a little surprised that it happened so quick, but we were happy nonetheless.  At an early doctors appointment, I remember my maternity doctor telling me that as long as my first pregnancy was normal and without complications, … Continue reading Our newborn’s story: And our experience with the dangers of bilirubin

Baby Monitor Review: Project Nursery

We originally had the Motorola 36S Baby Monitor, which we loved, but the cables ended up breaking on us, and since we are expecting our second child in April 2017, we decided it was time for an upgrade to a baby monitor that would support split screen capabilities.  For anyone interested in a basic baby … Continue reading Baby Monitor Review: Project Nursery

Discount: Binxy Baby – Shopping Cart Hammock

Binxy Baby is a shopping cart hammock designed to keep your baby safe and secure in the shopping cart, while still giving you optimal space in your cart to finish your shopping. Binxy Baby®'s patented design quickly and easily clips onto most carts, the seat hangs elevated so you have plenty of room underneath for … Continue reading Discount: Binxy Baby – Shopping Cart Hammock

Baby Monitor Review: Motorola MBP 36S

I'm on a mission to find the best baby monitor on the market.  We currently own the Motorola 36S baby monitor, and are very happy with it thus far.  It does the job for what you will need, and has some extra features that you wouldn't think you need, but end up being pretty useful … Continue reading Baby Monitor Review: Motorola MBP 36S

Swimming Lessons for a Baby

Here is a bit of background information before I blog about our experience with swimming lessons with our baby: When Linden was 3 months old, I started to realize how boring babies are, and was trying desperately to find something to do with a newborn.  He couldn't sit up on his own, he couldn't crawl … Continue reading Swimming Lessons for a Baby

10 Month Update

This is a little late, but here is my blog post about our son's development at 10-months. Linden weighed in at 17lbs 13oz and 27.5" at his 10-month check up with the doctor.  He is a little guy, but is growing well, and is healthy so we have nothing to worry about in that regard.  He … Continue reading 10 Month Update

Adding Quinoa – Recipes

We haven't had very much luck feeding our 10 month old (meat) proteins such as chicken, fish, turkey, etc so we decided we would try adding quinoa to most of his purees, and this was a success.  This is a great option for any other parents out there who are at a loss of how to … Continue reading Adding Quinoa – Recipes

Baby Purée Recipes

My last blog post went over our 3 staple purées, so this one will touch on the next 3 that our son eats often.  Zucchini purée, Apple/Kiwi/Zucchini purée and Mango purée. Zucchini Purée  (Prep Time:  2-5 min   |   Cook Time:  10-15 min) 2-3 zucchinis, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes. Fill the Beaba … Continue reading Baby Purée Recipes