Create a confident & healthy eater with my new book: Baby Self-Feeding

On Sale Now! Quarto Amazon Indigo Barnes & Noble Indiebound

Trusted Parenting Facts

Breastfeeding isn't going as smoothly as you'd hoped, you're desperate to drop the last of your baby pounds, and you just need some sleep. With top baby experts including: breastfeeding guru Dr. Jack Newman and psychotherapist Alyson Schafer, we've got you covered with parenting advice you can trust. We give you the best mom picks for baby gear

Baby Car Travel Tips

March 27th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Some babies love nothing more than a mini road trip, but for other’s their car seat is akin to a mini torture device. Here’s how to make road trips more pleasant for even the most resistant traveller.
Baby Car Travel Tips

Listening to your baby cry while you are trying to drive is challenging. But a few new ideas and a little time and maturity can help your baby become a happy traveler. Pick and choose from our list of car travel tips until you find one that works for your child.

Juno Cup Fun

March 17th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Watching the Juno Cup shows us how fun hockey can be and reminds us not to take the sport too seriously with our kids.
Juno Cup Fun

If you think it seems like every kid in Canada plays hockey, you might be right. Although they say our unofficial National sport is losing steam I see no signs of it where we live. Holding a hockey stick is part of growing up in Canada.

Time-saving Food Tips

March 4th, 2015 | By: Cheryl Tallman
Simple solutions for creating healthy homemade meals and snacks for your baby or toddler.
Time-saving Food Tips

One of the biggest hurdles to feeding your child healthy food is not enough time. Follow these time-saving tips for eating healthy:

Candy Alternatives for Valentine’s Day

February 9th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Candy Alternatives for Valentine’s Day

Kids love candy! In fact, a recent study found that children like sugar twice as much as adults. There’s a biological reason kids are so easily hooked on sugar. Humans are naturally wired to love sweet things. Even before babies can speak, they can communicate their desire for sweetness by smiling or relaxing their face when they get something sweet. In addition to making your child feel good, a sweet taste can even reduce pain, acting like an opioid.

Managing with Multiples

January 26th, 2015 | By: Melissa Stanton
How to cope when you’re expecting twins, triplets or more.
Managing with Multiples

I can spend hours talking about the joys and challenges of raising twins (I have twin girls, and an older boy), but first I usually try to assuage an expectant mom's fears and address her main concerns about delivering multiples. Here's my two-minute pep talk about managing with twins–or more.