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How Cardboard Cribs achieve one of the world’s lowest infant mortality rates

By On November 1, 2015

I’m just catching this article from 2013 believe it or not where for the past 75 years, Finland one of the world’s lowest infant mortality rates, and many say it may be because… Read More


Summer activities to avoid during pregnancy

By On July 14, 2015

I’m a summer baby (July 7th- #cancersarethebest) and I swear all I wanted for my birthday this year was a day of water slides followed by oysters, a soft cheese plate and… Read More


47 babies died from sleeping in a sitting position

By On May 27, 2015

A heartbreaking new study reviewed 47 deaths of children under 2 from sleeping in a sitting position (such as in a car seat or swing) from 2004-2008 in the US. I remember when we… Read More

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#normalize breastfeeding

By On May 26, 2015

Elle Australia was brave enough to create a beautiful cover for their June issue with Nicole Trunfio breastfeeding her son, however this cover was only available through the mail to their subscribers. The… Read More

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Pregnancy #2: Weight problems, cravings, plans

By On May 22, 2015

Pregnancy #2 Let’s do this! So pre-mama-life Raven had intended of dropping from 172lbs to 145lbs before pregnancy and doing it again between pregnancies. Well that didn’t happen. I got pregnant mostly… Read More

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Why adoption is so important

By On May 10, 2015

I read this tragic article the other day about one little boy who so painstakingly and repeatedly tried over and over again to prove he was worthy of love, of protection, of… Read More

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Rest in Peace little angel Elijah, let’s take a closer look at childproofing our homes to honour this little guy!

By On February 19, 2015

I am a total wreck right now, thinking about that tiny little beautiful boy Elijah who has passed away due to our very intense winter climate in the Great White North. My… Read More


Transitioning to toddler food: Preschooler Portion Sizes

By On February 5, 2015

  As I have mentioned before I am a strong believer in trusting your child. Amelia Sherry talked about in this article about how children have an innate wisdom that allows them… Read More


Transitioning to toddler food: Mega List of Table Foods

By On February 1, 2015

So it’s no secret that in our household we like food…a lot. No one in my little family could possibly be described as a picky eater in any way. A major problem… Read More

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Home birth or no home birth?

By On January 13, 2015

For the record I’m not even pregnant yet, but as I feel surrounded by pregnancies and births right now I definitely have babies on the brain and keep thinking about future baby… Read More