Parenting, toddlers

Preparing for a Prem: What you can expect if your baby arrives early

My first baby arrived almost 2 months before her due date. We were expecting a spring bub, instead the snow was falling outside as Lula entered the world. The early arrival of a baby leaves many parents feeling confused, scared, upset or even surprisingly calm (or maybe that's just shock). The experience of a premature… Continue reading Preparing for a Prem: What you can expect if your baby arrives early

Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens, toddlers

Could Stepmom Be Part of Your Life’s Lesson?

What if divorce and/or step parenting/co-parenting is exactly what you need? What if the awful experience you are currently having with your ex, or your ex’s fiance or your fiance’s ex is actually a lesson in disguise? Read the full article here.

communication, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens, toddlers

How to Celebrate Your Child’s Success in a Way That Strengthens Your Relationship

It turns out that celebrating is actually far more important for relationships than most of us realise, especially for our closest relationships.

Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, toddlers

Best Books and Activities to Help Your Child Love Reading

Reading aloud every day to your child is a great start in inspiring a love of books, (I read to my babies from around age 4 months or earlier) but don’t let the fun stop once the last page is turned … let the stories inspire some creative activities, discussions, food and fun. Try one of these out!

Dating, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens, toddlers

Hitting Reset After Divorce: 6 Experts Share How to Get From Surviving to Thriving

It's not easy at all, but it is possible to heal, it is possible to survive, and it is possible to thrive after divorce. I asked some of the experts whose podcasts, research and articles helped me move forward to offer their best piece of advice. I'm so excited to share with you what they have kindly sent me! I hope it helps you and your kids as much as it helped me.