The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet – review & giveaway

 I'm going to be honest here - I did not enjoy it when Ashlyn started solids at 6 months old.  It was confusing to figure out what she could eat at each age, she hated all jarred baby food (and I can't blame her, have you tasted some of them?) and wasn't a big fan of what I was making her either.  Eventually she started eating "real" food but it was stressful while we figured things out. Rowan is only 7 weeks old right now but I'm already thinking ahead to when we'll introduce solids.  Read more [...]

Why I’m looking forward to Monday

I would like to thank the Canadian government for allowing father's to take parental leave!  Because I have been a stay at home mom since our first daughter was born almost 2 years ago, I don't qualify for maternity leave this time around - but my husband (more than) qualifies to take parental leave.  After looking into it a bit, we've decided that he's going to take it and Monday will be his first day home with me and the girls! This does not mean that I'm going to go and get an outside-of-the-house Read more [...]

The Butterfly’s Daughter – giveaway

"Life is more about the journey than the destination." Four very different women embark on a transformational journey that follows the migrating monarchs across the United States to Mexico. The story begins when Luz Avila's grandmother, the local butterfly lady, purchases an old, orange VW bug for a road trip home to Mexico. When she unexpectedly dies, Luz is inspired to take her grandmother's ashes home. In the manner of the Aztec myth of the goddess who brings light to the world, Luz attracts Read more [...]

Sleepy Wrap – review & giveaway

Babies love to be held, especially when they're brand new.  While I love newborn snuggles just as much as the next mommy, I don't always have the luxery of lounging on the couch and soaking them up.  There are things to be cleaned, laundry to fold, toddlers to wrangle; Mommy needs her hands!   This is where a good carrier becomes a necessity and Sleepy Wrap is perfect for helping Mommy to keep her baby happy while keeping her hands free. I have a few carriers (my love of carriers is second Read more [...]

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