Environmentally conscious moms are always on the lookout for baby products that not only protect the well being of their child but also pose the least threat to our environment. Having said that the healthiest most earth friendly options are not always the most practical. With the potential of plastic bottles to leach chemicals and deteriorate over time glass bottles are clearly the healthier more earth friendly choice.
Author Archive for Lisa F
Lisa loves all things nature and animal related and hopes to pass on her appreciation for wildlife and our earth to her two young boys. Her oldest son with special needs has taught her we are all different and have something to offer the world in a unique way. She is an advocate for him and others with different abilities. Lisa and her husband enjoy spending time year round at the family cottage and taking the boys to new places to discover.
I have an entire drawer of bibs: drool bibs, feeding bibs, rigid plastic bibs, tie up bibs, bibs that go over the head, Velcro ones, snap closures, rubber bibs. They are all different shapes, sizes, textures and colours but I have never had a preference for any particular one.
I like going to baby showers and seeing what the latest trends are in baby gear, toys, fashion and gadget gift giving. Plus it is always fun to chat with the ladies. At a recent shower I attended the present opening was like a broken record, as I watched the mom-to-be open the same gifts over and over.
The Preemie Primer: A Complete Guide for Parents of Premature Babies – from Birth through the Toddler Years and Beyond
If you look through the baby/parenting section at any bookstore you will find numerous books dedicated to care and development of babies. However, you’ll find very few ‘handbooks’ for parents of premature children and none as complete as The Preemie Primer.
Baby carriers were not really my thing with my first baby. I did get one as a gift but found all the adjustments intimidating and time consuming for a tired first time mom. There were many buckles and the carrier never seemed to fit me properly even loosened all the way.
Swaddling a baby has never before been this easy. The Snooze Wrap™ Plus by sootheTIME takes the guesswork out of the art of swaddling a baby. Swaddling can be tricky to do with a wriggling baby, especially in the middle of a sleepless night.
We recently had the opportunity to go on a ‘babymoon’ – one last trip together to relax and rejuvenate before our second baby is to be born. Staying at the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto City Centre proved to be not only a luxurious hotel with an abundance of amenities but, more importantly for me in my final stage of pregnancy, it offered an amazing sleep system perfect for my restless, achy body.
It has long been known that dogs are a man’s best friend, and this bond can sometimes be even more significant when the human has special needs. Cowboy & Wills: A Love Story, the latest offering from critically acclaimed author Monica Holloway, tells the tale of her autistic son, Wills, and how his relationship with animals helps him overcome many social obstacles.