Celebrating the Love and Diversity of Modern Families. As a parent, one of the main motivations for writing ‘The Twin Diaries: Stella and Mia Meet Papa’ was to help my children understand and appreciate their own unique family story. Stella and Mia, the twin sisters in the book, were born through surrogacy, and I wanted […]
As a parent, you want your child to succeed in school and in life. While there is no surefire formula for success, there are some strategies you can use to help your child do their best in school. Here are some tips to help your child be successful in school: Set clear expectations: Children need […]
As parents, we often find ourselves lost in the busyness of our daily lives, trying to juggle work, household responsibilities, and our children’s needs. It’s easy to get caught up in the chaos and lose sight of what really matters: spending quality time with our kids. As I sit here and look at my children, […]
We love to Travel!! Our family trip to Orlando was truly amazing, and we have Air Transat to thank for making it possible. As the key sponsor of our trip, Air Transat made it easy for us to get to Orlando with their year-round direct flights from Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, and Moncton. With up […]
Are You a Special Needs Parent Who Always Feels Fatigued? This Guide Is for You. If you’re a parent of a special needs child, you know that fatigue is a constant battle. It’s important to assess your level of fatigue and create a self-care treatment plan that works for you. So here are some tips […]
As a parent, it’s natural to want to do everything in your power to give your children the best possible life. One way to become a better parent in 2023 is to reflect on your parenting style and the values guiding your decisions. Are you more of an authoritarian parent, or do you tend to be more permissive? Consider what works well for your family and what could use some improvement. Additionally, setting goals for yourself and seeking resources and support can help you grow and improve as a parent. Don’t forget to practice self-care and stay open-minded and adaptable as you navigate the constantly evolving journey of parenting.
Meltdowns, tantrums and tears—we’ve all been there. A new researched-backed video series equips parents with strategies to deal with misbehaviour. What I learned from Movember’s online parenting program designed for dads. Finally, I came across something that was geared toward fathers. Since starting my surrogacy journey, I’ve found few parenting strategies for dads who don’t […]
A quick conversation with new parents will quickly reveal just how challenging it is to care for a newborn. But while caring for one baby is overwhelming on its own, taking care of twins is much more challenging. If you are a soon-to-be parent to twins, knowing how to ease the stress of childcare can […]
JOHNSON’S® BEDTIME® products help the girls get a restful night’s sleep starting with bath time. Every night at the same time, we have bath time, massage, and a book reading.
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Vicks Humidifiers and Braun Thermometers, meaning I received compensation and/or product in exchange for my honest review. Having to tackle the Canadian weather after spending so much time in the Middle East was really daunting. The extreme cold and harsh winds were nearly impossible to bear for me, but […]