It’s incredibly early in the morning when I write this, and I am watching my 1 year old daughter happily bounce in her jumperoo even though she is far older than most babies to continue to enjoy it so much. But who am I to deny her such delight? Plus it gives me some much needed rest before the craziness of the day starts.
Summer is in full swing, the kids are busy and the toddler never sits too long to eat a full meal. Well, this is where this blog might help. I know when my kids were younger I would get worried about making sure they were eating enough of every food group. They wanted to spend hours in the sandbox or pool, and many days they just grazed like wild deer instead of sitting at lunch for a full meal. 5 of my favorite easy, portable (kind of), toddler approved snacks coming up :) Cheese & crackers. This is probably a pretty normal snack. But if you're afraid that your little one is eating the same old cheese and crackers every...
We will be welcoming a new addition to the family in the new year, and what better topic to discuss than how to help prepare an older sibling for a new babies arrival. As a mother to four, we have tried various ways to help our older children adapt to a new bundle over the years.
If there was ever a term that didn't ring true, it's the idea that pregnancy nausea only lasts in the morning. While some people might only have brief bouts when they wake up, most pregnant people I've worked with have experienced it all day long. Some even past the 1st trimester and all the way through their pregnancy. As a doula I've been asked many times for ideas on how to reduce the dreaded sick feeling.