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Five Things I Didn’t Expect from Motherhood

There are certain things you can expect after becoming a parent. You’re not going to sleep ever well. Your relationship with your partner will change. Your body will change. You will have to do endless amounts of laundry. So. Much.

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15 Gift Ideas for Every Mama in Your Life

The holiday season is a time to treat the most important people in your life. As a new mom, I’m sharing some ideas on how you can treat the mama in your life. Links included.

1 // For the Sentimental Mama: A personalized hand-stamped necklace
2// For the Health Conscious Mom: Greenhouse Juice Cookbook + Gift Card for a Juice Cleanse
3 // For the Trendy Mama: Lily Jade Leather Diaper Bag
4// For the Feminine Mama: Le Labo Liquid Balm
5// For the Practical Mama: Coat Extension from Bridge the Bump
6// For the Foodie Mama: Luxurious Tea + Box of Eclairs from Nugateau

 

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Top Five Products for the Mama On-The-Go

Learning how to get out and about with a baby is like taking your first overseas trip. On my first outting, I basically packed the whole nursery in my stroller and diaper bag. When it came time to retrieve something I needed,

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Top Baby Products for Small Space Living

“So, will you be moving out of your condo now that you’re starting a family?”

When I was pregnant, several people asked whether or not we’d be moving from our condo in the city to a house in the burbs.

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The First Forty Days: How to Support a New Mom

In many cultures, the first six weeks following birth is a key period of healing, resting, and bonding with baby. New mothers (and fathers) are supported by their ‘village’, whether that’s family, friends, doulas, a church group or even an online community of mothers.

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What I Packed in my Hospital Bag

Who was I kidding? I thought I would give birth early or at least on my due date (only 5% of women give birth on their due date) but here I am, almost a week past my due date and still pregnant!

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Seven of my Favourite Items for Pregnancy

Today is my due date! However, no signs of baby coming any time soon. So I thought I’d write up perhaps my LAST pregnancy post! Reflecting back on these past nine months, I’ve come up with a list of some items that I loved and helped me stay comfortable.