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For the Fathers (& Mums of course)

So you ‘re having a baby…. now what??? Enjoie Birth and Buy Buy Baby (Woodbridge) have teamed up to help you celebrate Father’ s Day in the most special way. What better way to bring in Fathers Day than to put your diapering, feeding, and baby bathing skills to the test? Hosted by our lovely certified Birth Doula, Tashi, at Buy Buy Baby join us for some food, fun and newborn care. We will be covering everything from birth to bathing to feeding and beyond. Bring your partner and come get some great

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Honest saved my life!!

Ok that may be a slight exaggeration but not by much. Last month my family and I went on an 11 day trip to rural Kenya. Yay! Exciting times we were elated and excited. After 20 hours of travel from Toronto, ON to Nairobi we find that they have lost our bag. I didn ‘t panic. I was positive and figured that they would show up with it in a day or so.

I was wrong. Very wrong. We were about a three to hour drive from any major city and to put things into perspective, the village we were in is just now putting in poles to get electricity. As a mom of a two-year old and a nine month old I’ d like to think that I am prepared. I’m not sure how one prepares to

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To Co-Sleep or not to Co-Sleep

This is a topic that most people seem to discuss and I think it ‘s a bit pointless unless you want some sort of facts. With many things, our philosophy is to do what is right and works for your family.

Our Momcierge Chantz had her daughter sleeping in her own bed but in the same room as her and her husband until she was two years old. There was a few months transition period and she is now happily sleeping in a toddler bed in her own room.

I took cosleeping to a bit of an extreme with my children and I must say, I’ d do it again. For the first four months of my first sons life he slept on my chest. From there he slept on our bed for about a year and now he ‘s in his own bed but still in our room. Our second son is still only months old so he is in our bed.

I know there are all sorts of concerns and issues that various people have. Again I say, do what works for YOUR family. I’ m able to nurse and go right back to sleep. Both of my kids have slept throughout the night since they were

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