How To Avoid The Dreaded Baby Clutter

Spring is [finally] upon us! And with the warmer weather that is hopefully right around the corner, we tend to start thinking about decluttering the house. From sweeping out the dust that has settled over the cold winter months, to opening the windows for some...

5 Best Ways For Capturing Baby’s First Year

I get it, professional photography can be expensive, especially if it were something that you are doing every every week or every month to capture your ever-changing baby in that first year. So let's agree to keep splurging on professional images for important moments and...

4 Easy Ways To Self Care

Taking a Mama Minute   I get it; your days of sleeping in and lazy Sundays without pants are behind you. Sometimes it may feel that your “you” time came out of your body during labour. Yes, in some ways it did. You now have another human...

Discovering Manotick – A Walk, Skip & A Jump From Barrhaven

I have always loved small towns, having spent the majority of my childhood summers in the dot on the map that is Moonbeam (15 minutes from Kapuskasing, Ontario), and growing up in the then-small town of Whitby. This didn't change when I moved to Ottawa,...

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What Is A Birth Plan? And Do I Actually Need One?

At one point or another, every soon-to-be parent asks themselves a ton of questions about the upcoming birth of their child. The more they get to thinking, the more complicated and elaborate the answers seem to get. The logical thing is to plan it out....

Happiness Is At The Bottom Of My Chardonnay

A nice glass of wine at the end of a busy stressful day can do wonders for my mood. Especially a smooth red with my beef tenderloin or a cold glass of dry white with my parmesan crisps. On it's own works too! While I am...

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6 Reasons to Expose your Child to a Second Language ASAP

Many parents choose to wait until school begins to expose their children to a second language. Evidently, a child who is exposed to a second language, at any point, is a very lucky child indeed; however, parents should note that the earlier a child is...

MODEL CALL: In Search Of Newborns Under 3 Weeks New

While cell snaps work just fine to show some behind the scenes, professionally captured ones are much better, especially when it's VIDEO too! I have videographers coming to the studio on January 27, 2018 to capture ME on-the-job and I need a few newborns to...