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2018 Essentials with Emily Seasonal

Dressing Baby for Chillier Weather

Getting out the door with a baby is hard enough under the most ideal circumstances, am I right? Every mom knows that challenge of starting to get ready a full thirty minutes ahead of time, only to still be late after numerous unplanned diaper…

October 12, 2018
2018 Essentials with Emily

Getting Your Child To Talk About School

We all remember that classic question from our parents on the way home or around the dinner table. “How was school?”, they’d ask, along with every other parent in the world, to which we’d join the chorus of children replying, “fine”, ending the discussion…

September 28, 2018
2018 Essentials with Emily

Preparing Your Heart for Kindergarten

“Back to School” marketing has been on the radios and website banners since July, but for most reading this blog it’s not returning to school, but starting this new chapter in your little ones life. It’s hard to believe you’re at this juncture, when…

August 18, 2018
2018 Essentials with Emily

Daycare Essentials

For many Canadian families, September isn’t just back to school season but also a common start date for daycare. If this is your family’s first time in the daycare world it can feel intimidating, but below you’ll find everything you need to know and…

August 15, 2018
2018 Essentials with Emily Seasonal

Summer Must Haves

Babies and parents in Canada are no strangers to extreme weather! If you’re like our family, you’re probably doing a Happy Dance every time you can leave your home without the twenty minute snowsuit-boots-mittens-blanket ordeal, but the hot temperatures and strong UV of summertime…

June 26, 2018
2018 Essentials with Emily

What Mom Really Wants for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can be a tricky holiday. Tricky for our partner who may have no idea that there are un-communicated needs or hopes.  Tricky for us, if  celebrating our journey of Motherhood also means celebrating loss, infertility, post-partum depression and impossible expectations from ourselves…

May 3, 2018
2018 Essentials with Emily Life With Baby

Raising them ‘Green’

If you’re like me, you may not have been as concerned with eco-friendly products until you had kiddos. Something about bringing a life into the world puts an extra weight on our shoulders to make safer and healthier choices for them and for the…

April 17, 2018
2018 Diaper Bags Essentials with Emily

Diaper Bag Essentials

There’s something so life-giving about getting out of the house with your little ones – even when it takes forever to leave! While getting out may be half the battle, you also want to enjoy your time our, so it’s important to pack accordingly.…

March 21, 2018