An Open Letter to Air Canada

Although most articles recently have been about the horrible experiences moms have had trying to breastfeed on planes, I wanted to share my amazing experiences. And to say thank you to the airline that has made that happen.

The Importance of Partner Support

Our society has changed and we are now expected to parent alone. And yet that is not how we evolved to parent and the lack of support that families, and in particular, moms have is hurting everyone. It's not just financial, but practically and emotionally as well.

Co-Sleeping: Making Travel Easier

Before I had my own daughter, I remember hearing friends with kids complain about how their babies reacted to traveling – they were extra fussy, especially at night-time. This isn’t surprising at all, as many babies don’t like the night at the best of times, but throw in a foreign environment and a new bed (rarely can people bring their own cribs) and it must be absolutely terrifying. I figured, at the time, that it was just a part of having a baby and needing to travel and really couldn’t be avoided. I mean, just put yourself in the place of a baby. Imagine that you’ve moved to...

Celebrity Mom: Kourtney Kardashian

By Tracy G. Cassels Most of the time I find celebrity parents to be some of the worst role models you could ever imagine having.  With millions to spend, they hire nannies to care for

Taking the Newborn out of Newborn Toys

It used to be that baby toys were things like rattles and blocks that they could actually use to have fun with. Of course, this meant that babies really didn’t have toys at first because the motion of grasping a rattle or holding a block was well beyond them for the first few months of life.

Introduction

Parenting.  You hear people say that it’s the most important thing you can do with your life, that nothing else compares with the highs and the lows associated with it.  It is arguably the most