Author Archives : Guest Blogger

What I Learned From My Postpartum Anxiety

When it comes to parenting, there is so much information. So much to take in. So much to prepare for. Having a baby is one of the most amazing events a human can experience. But, no matter how hard we try, knowing everything and doing everything before that tiny being is born is impossible. After […]

The Best Bedroom Colour for Your Child’s Personality

Via Modernize When parents first bring their newborns home, the nursery is almost always yellow, blue, or pink. But as these babies outgrow their cribs, they develop into kids with their own personalities and tastes. And since a kid’s bedroom is their haven from the busy household, it’s important to let them grow with their […]

Talking to children about Autism + CONTEST

Our son, Carter, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2010. A year after his diagnosis, he was attending preschool. Naturally curious, his classmates started asking questions about his behaviours. Autism Awareness month was near, so I used their interest as an opportunity to educate about the disorder. I wrote a poem. I explained the […]

Spring Cleaning?

I love the idea of spring cleaning and getting organized, I really do. There’s something about a fresh start that I’m crazy about. I can’t decide whether I like January or September more for getting back on track with new routines, so I just consider both months “clean slate months”.  Spring is another perfect time […]

5 Natural Cold Remedies Found in Your Kitchen

Think coughs and colds only arise in the winter? Now that it’s spring, they seem to be popping up again. With the arrival of spring, we’d like to think that we’re free and clear of all illnesses, when in fact this is when lots of people get sick. Here are some simple, natural cold remedies […]