Essential baby shower gift ideas – 6 Things they’ll always appreciate
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Essential baby shower gift ideas – 6 Things they’ll always appreciate

Baby showers are always fun. They're an abundance of bright, colourful wrapping paper and plenty of love shown to the expectant mom. They can, however, become a point of worry for guests in the days or months leading up to it because you really can't go to one empty-handed! Even if there's a registry, you want to get the item that you know will actually be useful. Something practical. Like…

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How to work from home with your spouse in the house…and not kill them
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How to work from home with your spouse in the house…and not kill them

Designate a specific space in the house for yourself and your work Even if it’s only half a room, no one else should be allowed there but you. Yes. Not even your spouse. Alternate spaces If you've got enough room and rooms in your home, changing your work space every week or so will provide that refreshing feeling you need that's so hard to get after working from home for…

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Top 3 Vitamins For Optimal Immunity

You might need more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away these days. We took a closer look at the vitamins your body needs to boost your immunity to keep you healthy especially during times like this. There is a “catch 22” with vitamins. Vitamins and minerals play important roles in our body. Our bodies need them to properly function but you can only get them…

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How to help a toddler with Chronic Constipation – 11 things to consider
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How to help a toddler with Chronic Constipation – 11 things to consider

I’ve got a busy toddler. She pops up awake around 6am and it’s non-stop from then on. Toddlers don’t have time for a lot of things because they’re too busy discovering the world. Sometimes, one of those things is pooping. Chronic constipation can result from this refusal to sit still longer than a minute.  Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash Chronic constipation can also be caused by a child having…

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Extended Breastfeeding: Don’t be afraid to do it
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Extended Breastfeeding: Don’t be afraid to do it

18 months and counting. To think that I didn't expect to make it past month 1 after those first few painful weeks. This is what is referred to as "extended" breastfeeding. Extended breastfeeding is generally used to describe breastfeeding past one year of age. It has a name because, to put it simply, it's not the norm. Like in many countries in Western Africa and Northern Europe, for example, it…

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5 Inevitable Questions Interracial Couples Ask Themselves [Guest Post]

Interracial marriage can be an incredibly rich experience, but it can equally be just as challenging. While you get the benefit of chowing down on another culture’s amazing home cooked food at your in-laws’ house that you likely would not find elsewhere, there is always a flip side. In my own decade of being married interracially, I’ve observed that interracial couples face many of the same problems couples from the…

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31 Quick and Easy breakfast ideas for TODDLERS

When you have toddlers who are full of energy from the moment they wake up, you have to be able to make the most of every minute of the day. Suddenly, cooking can become a job of making sure you don't injure either yourself or your child while they run around you in the kitchen. You find yourself wondering why the meals you cook take so long to prepare. That's…

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Homeschooling in the UK
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Homeschooling in the UK

The hubs and I were discussing homeschooling the other day. It's because he walked into the room when I was watching a video from Jamelia on why she decided to homeschool her daughters. We suddenly realized that neither of us knew much about homeschool in the UK. We don't directly know anyone in the UK who is being homeschooled either. It's not something I hear much about at all at…

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Folded underwear & Self-care
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Folded underwear & Self-care

I was folding a pair of panties the other day and it hit me that I hadn't done that in longer than I could remember. I hadn't folded my own underwear in months. Wow. My kind of self-care involves folded underwear. Baby E was asleep and I had tiptoed out of the room to get a drink of water. On my way back into the room, I saw a pile…

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