Monthly Archive:: June 2016

Golden Pumpkin Pancakes

So colourful veggie pancakes has been my thing as of late. We've done green pancakes (zucchini with the skin on), pink pancakes (beetroot), and then I thought…how about pumpkin for golden pancakes? I baked the pumpkin then

When Parenting Makes You Angry

A while ago, I was asked if Miss A has made me feel angry before and I could honestly say that although I've been frustrated or annoyed before with her, I've never actually felt angry. At that point we only had her

Sleep Training a 4-Month-Old Baby: Day 6-7

DAY 6 Wake: 5.50am Nap 1: Put down 7.10am. Pick up/put down a couple times. Talked to herself for ages too. Finally fell asleep with a couple minutes grizzling at 7.30am. Slept 35 minutes. Woke without crying

You are My Everything…NOT

Saying '"I do" doesn't mean becoming co-dependent I am a romantic. I used to be, anyway. I loved watching and reading about all-consuming loves like in Moulin Rogue and all those sappy Nicholas Sparks novels. I always dreamed of

Sleep Training a 4-Month-Old Baby: Day 5

Note: Miss E was unwell this day. DAY 5 Wake: 7.30am Nap 1: Put down 8.55am. Picked up, bounced, put down drowsy. Slept 20 minutes. Up 9.30am. Nap 2: Went to see the doctor to check out the

Sleeping Training a 4-Month-Old Baby: Day 2 to 4

Some things to note: Due to Miss E's age I do feed her before sleeps and when she wakes at night. Our end goal is not for her to sleep through the night but just for her to

Sleep Training a 4-Month-Old Baby: Day 1

I haven't written anything substantial this week because I've just been exhausted and sleep-deprived. Our household has just recovered from the flu/bronchiolitis and it was a very rough two weeks of just holding my 4-month-old day and night for her to sleep.

How to Eat While Holding a Sleeping Baby

1. Forget the one-arm hold. It handicaps you. Use a baby carrier! I use an Ergobaby. It leaves you with two hands free to eat with and also covers up bub. Don't use a sling where their arms

Pink Beetroot Pancakes

A couple weeks ago, I decided to attempt to add beetroot to pancakes and smoothies since it turns things pink…and little girls like all things pink, right? So I bought a bunch of beets, wrapped them in foil, baked them whole,

Let Your Toddler Help in The Kitchen: Give them the knife!

I've always been a big fan of the Montessori way of teaching kids' life skills which includes learning to cook, using real kitchen utensils, and learning to be independent from a young age. I know a lot of people

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