Happy Thanksgiving!

To all my fellow Canadians, I hope you have a great Thanksgiving with all the trimmings! I’m looking forward to spending time with family and to enjoying a fantastic meal since this baby is allowing me to actually enjoy food, unlike last time around.  My favourite part is the stuffing, how about you?

New study: Alcohol during pregnancy ok?

Yesterday the CBC posted a summary of a British study that stated "The children of mothers who drank small amounts of alcohol during their pregnancy are not at an increased risk for behavioural or intellectual developmental problems." It went on to make the following, possibly dangerous - in my eyes at least, claims that "children born to light drinkers were 30 per cent less likely to have behavioural problems than children whose mothers did not drink during pregnancy.  As well, the study found Read more [...]

Velcro + Toddler = Mess

I've mentioned before that I do not like to use cloth diapers with velcro closures and I have a perfect example of why that is from the other morning! As always, when we woke up I changed my daughter into a cloth diaper (in this case, our sole Bum Genius 3.0 with velcro) and we went downstairs for breakfast.  After eating, Ashlyn toddled off to play by herself while I cleaned up the kitchen (our kitchen is open to the family room so I could see her at all times).   When I was done I went Read more [...]

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