From Gadgets To Games: How to Transition Kids Away From TV & Technology

We live in a time where our everyday life is based around gadgets. Think about it… We set our alarms on our phones for the morning… We read the news on our phones… Read ebooks (or podcasts!).. Scroll social media… and catch up on all the latest celebrity gossip all on gadgets. Heck, I’m writing this blog on a gadget right now! It’s like our world is being taken over by robots that want to rule our life, and it’s happening so easily to us everyday (whoa, hello conspiracies!). It’s honestly rare to ever catch someone reading a book, or […]

How to Encourage Curiosity in Young Children

Whether it’s through dance, art, music, writing, or whatever is your passion, it’s always important to teach our kids to express their creativity so that they can truly find out who they are. But you know what’s equally important to encourage our kids that often goes unnoticed? Curiosity. Hence the purpose for today’s blog post. It’s a topic that intrigues me. I find myself researching more and more ways to ensure I am always sparking the curiosity corner in my children’s brain. I also endeavor to share my tips and trips on encouraging curiosity in children on my blog, ThinkBaby.org. The curiosity to […]

My Foolproof Ways I Survive Sleepless Nights As A Parent

We all knew that when we hopped aboard this ‘parenting train’ we weren’t going to get much sleep. Or, none at all… We would hear horror stories from our parents and our friends that had babies telling us, “you better kiss sleeping in on the weekends, or ever, goodbye!”. We all laughed and smiled thinking, oh, they’re just joking, it won’t be so bad, its because their kids don’t sleep, but mine will. And we were all so very wrong. It isn’t until you we’re a week and a half in with a newborn, with; What feel like endless bags under […]

Baby Wearing:Indulging or Nurturing?

Baby wearing is an ancient practice recently given new life in the west, as we emerge from the 1950’s style of parenting. This candid blog post is about the emergence of baby wearing, my experience with the practice and my favorite product. Well, let’s consider…Do you think the practice of wearing your baby, as indulging or nurturing? The Emergence of Baby Wearing Baby wearing shot to the forefront of public consciousness in the “noughties” as celebrities from my generation became mothers and experimented with different ways to bring up their children. Traditionalists rose up-in-arms to reject the concept of baby […]

Secrets to Potty Training Quickly & Easily

There are many different challenges that we as parents must face. Not only the complete 360 turnaround life transition we have when we have a baby, reading countless ‘parenting for dummies’ books, or even changing a million (yes, literally a million) diapers, but also, teaching our baby how to potty train properly (I can feel the stress already!). Today’s post is one that is inspired by a blog I read the other day about how to potty train your child. You’ll get thousands of different opinions on how to train your child properly, but the best advice I can give is […]

Things You Need (& Don’t Need) In Your First 2 Months With A Newborn

Alright mommas, let’s get down to some preparation business! It’s no secret that it is essential that we prepare for our babies with a lot of new products and new knowledge. Everything from baby-proofing the house… to buying a crib… to decorating the baby room… and of course, learning the daily challenges of parenting step by step… amoungst everything else that you will learn in a minute of giving birth. But honestly, a lot of us over prepare for our babies with a lot of unnecessary products we don’t really need (that society makes us believe we do). Not only does this consume […]

3rd Trimester: What YOU Need & Must Have!

I just recently shared my favorite go-to survival items for the second trimester of pregnancy to help all you mama’s out (that you can read here), but what about the third trimester? Surely it can’t be the same product recommendations and tips for the third trimester, can it? Actually, no, it’s much different! This has been on my mind a lot lately because a close friend of mine has just entered her 3rd trimester of her first pregnancy, so I thought it would be helpful to her and to many of you to compile a list together of my favorites necessities during this […]

What You Need (& Don’t Need) in Your Hospital Bag for Labor & Delivery

If you’ve always wanted to be a mother, chances are you’ve spent your entire life imagining what it would be like to meet your little mini me. And now more than ever as your pregnancy is approaching an end, you’re getting closer and closer to that special day and your anticipation is building (more like bursting in all directions like rainbows, am I right?). Trust me, I’ve been there many times and I know how wonderful the feeling is right before going into labor (well, thats not something you hear everyday). But I also know how important it is to make sure you’re fully prepared ahead of time with […]