Pregnancy

Pregnancy

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By Lianne Castelino   www.whereparentstalk.com There seems to be a little baby boom going on among my friends and acquaintances and the proud parents-to-be couldn't be more ecstatic, as they should be! The whole magic of pregnancy complete with the morning sickness, cravings, anxiety and inces...

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Daniella Girgenti Moms really do have it rough sometimes. For one, they’re the ones who carry the babies and with this come emotions that run wild and physical changes that some fear can’t be undone. Samantha Montpetit-Huynh, mother of two and owner and founder of Core Expectations – an ...

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By Lianne Castelino www.whereparentstalk.com I always wonder why we do this to ourselves.  Why, as a society, we don't seem to be learning.   The Active Healthy Kids Report about the lack of physical activity by young children is appalling and worrisome.   So too are the health...

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Daniella Girgenti You sang Hush Little Baby three times; you walked her around the neighbourhood to get some fresh air; you even did the unmentionable and laid her down beside you in the parental bed. And yet your baby still isn’t sleeping. Teaching your baby to adopt healthy sleep pa...

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by Lianne Castelino    www.whereparentstalk.com It's a question millions of couples are forced to grapple with upon the arrival of a new baby, a question that illicits heated debate, all kinds of guilt, frustration, even anger. For many moms and dads it boils down to an obvious c...

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by Lianne Castelino www.whereparentstalk.com There is a lot of be said for being less is more types. Especially when it comes to figuring out what activities to sign your kids up for. Today's kids are so wired on all kinds of extra-curricular activities (sports, music, etc ) and absolutely for...

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by Andrea Howick www.whereparentstalk.com Processed foods are a multi-billion dollar industry and might often be the more convenient choice for us as parents, however according to new research that may not be what we really want. A survey conducted by Hellmann's found that 92 per cent of Canad...

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by Lianne Castelino www.whereparentstalk.com A new study out of the U.S. says that if 90 per cent of new mothers breastfed their kids in their first six months, the U.S. would save $13 billion a year in healthcare. As someone who breastfed all three of my children, each on average of about 14 ...

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Elana’s* son Miles, 4, tends to eat what little he does on the move. “He never actually sits down at the table; I have to hold food and walk around with him,” explains the Montreal mom. “Sometimes, we have to sit outside and talk to him about cars while feeding him. I don’t understand how he’s able ...

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Lianne Castelino and Andrea Howick It’s here. Circled on the calendar for months. The milestone you’ve read volumes about. Your pediatrician confirms – it’s time. D-day. (Panic attack time!) Your baby is ready to eat REAL FOOD. (GULP) The questions swim in your head – where in the wor...