5 Tips for the First Visit to the dentist

We brush, we floss, and we don’t have sugary drinks, but still my four-year old wound up needing two fillings. After an initial consult with my regular dentist who confirmed the squishy bits I’d noticed while brushing were indeed cavities, […]

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10 things I learned looking after a kid with Hand, Foot and Mouth

On Sunday, we had a party for Chanukah and the hubs’ birthday. Our little guy was a little warm and grumpy, but we thought maybe he’d just eaten too many latkes (!) or was teething. Then on Monday, he woke […]

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10 signs your child is NOT going to be potty trained any time soon

We started another potty-training journey again last week. After many, many hours spent talking about the pee, encouraging the pee and moping up when the pee materialized unexpectedly, let’s just say it didn’t go as well as we’d hoped. We’re […]

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5 Ways to Show a Child Love That Will Stand the Test of Time

It can be something as simple as seeing her favourite brand of tea at the supermarket, or unexpectedly finding a pair of her reading glasses hidden in a box. Suddenly, the memory of┬áthe way she held a tea-cup, her slightly […]

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Teach Little Kids What To Do When They Get Lost

With the approach of autumn, I’m trying to make the most out of every nice day with outdoor activities for the boys before are cooped up with snow for another six (eight?) months. Earlier this week, I decided to try […]

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