Baby's First Year · Emotional Health · Parenting

Surviving the first year: Self-care tips for new parents

Most of us are quite busy in our day to day lives - we have our routines, our interests, and our responsibilities. While parenting is an exciting, challenging and rewarding adventure, it can be easy for new parents' own needs to take a backseat as life with a little one begins. With the popularity of… Continue reading Surviving the first year: Self-care tips for new parents

Breastfeeding · Emotional Health · Parenting

Infant feeding and my mental health

Becoming a new parent is a major life change that is certain to come with rewards and a few learning curves along the way. For those who are vulnerable to postpartum mood disorders (depression, anxiety, etc.) support from friends, family and the community are all important in helping a new parent feel confident in this… Continue reading Infant feeding and my mental health

Baby's First Year · Parenting

No time for a shower? You’re not alone!

You might be days, weeks or months into new parenthood and still can't find time for a shower, bath, nap…etc. without getting overwhelmed. The days fly by with caring for your wee one and there doesn't seem to be any time left to care for yourself.  Sound familiar? Here are 3 tips to help manage… Continue reading No time for a shower? You’re not alone!