Parenting

If getting busy is the last thing on your sleep-deprived mind in the early days after baby, you’re not alone. Most of the moms I spoke to said that sex was quite literally the last thing on their sleep-deprived minds in the early days after having a baby. But when they did start thinking (and googling)
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New motherhood can be accompanied by a hefty dose of anxiety, sadness, irritability and fatigue, and it’s important not to suffer in silence. This is a tough one. It can be hard to know what’s “normal” in those early days of motherhood. Many moms—about 70 to 80 percent, accordingto the American Pregnancy Association—experience the “baby
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Do you know how to play with kids? In this episode of Mom Docs, Dr. Dehra Harris shares a few tips to keep in mind when playing with children. “It’s all about connection,” explains Dr. Harris. When you play with your kids, ask questions and let them know you enjoy the activity. Let them take
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No matter what mom’s taste is, you’re sure to find something she’ll love in this list of pretty Mother’s Day gifts—fit for every budget. Flowers are nice, but why not give her something that will last well past May 9th this year? From punchy spring fashions to indulgent makeup, these gifts are designed to spoil
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When your kid misbehaves, do you do time-outs, time-ins or neither? Experts disagree on what works best. Here’s how to make sense of all this conflicting parenting advice. David Rettew is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and associate professor of psychiatry and paediatrics at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine. His new book, Parenting
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If you’re sick of cheap clothing that doesn’t last through multiple kids, this consignment company might be the answer. In honour of Earth Day, we tried out a new, zero-waste kids’ fashion company called Mini-Cycle. The Montreal-headquartered mail-in consignment company has a beautifully curated selection of clothing and accessories, from baby to big kid. Their mission
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Argh! It’s so frustrating to prepare food for our babies and toddlers only for them to then promptly throw it on the floor, am I right? If you’re not sure how to handle it when your toddler throws food and this behavior is repeating in your home, it can be so aggravating – but you’re
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