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4 Reasons NOT to Sleep Training Your Baby

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Are you counting down the days until your newborn reaches 4 months old, so you can commence baby sleep training?

Maybe you’ve grabbed a sleep help book from your local book store and you’re memorizing the steps to train your baby to sleep better.

Maybe you’re compiling advice at your mommy group to formulate your sleep training game plan.

If you’re planning on sleep training your baby, I urge you to stop right now.

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Stop This 4 Mom Shaming Trends!

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I have the good fortune of being a part-time stay-at-home-mom, so my 23-month old son and I occasionally go to a public drop-in centre in our neighbourhood.

The other attendees vary: Mostly home daycare providers, the odd grandparent, and even a rare dad sighting here and there!

On our last visit, one of the staff members pulled me aside.

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The Most Amazing Baby and Puppy Pictures You’ll Ever See

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Theo’s older siblings asked Santa for a puppy in Christmas, and so the parents started looking for one in shelters.

After a few weeks of searching they found the puppy of dreams :)  Theo

Theo started joining Beau for his daily nap of course, who would say no to that?  Read More >>

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Is There a Right Time to Have a First Child?

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At least twice a week in my practice, I will have a young, bright, and ambitious 20-something year old woman sitting across from me. We’ll ponder life together: Career, friends, hobbies, and relationships.

Invariably at least once a week, one of them will tell me that she has a life plan, which includes having kids before the age of 30.The closer they might be to said age without the prospect of procreation in sight, the more angst they feel about ‘missing the deadline.’ When I inquire as to why the deadline is age 30, the response is usually that having kids over the age of 30 is “too old.”

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