What is Newborn Jaundice? Jaundice is a yellow colour of the skin and/or eyes which occurs when there is too much bilirubin in baby’s blood. It is common in newborn infants. Some babies get jaundice when they are two or three days old. For most babies, this jaundice is not harmful. What causes Jaundice?…

It’s been 24 years since I backpacked through Europe – sleeping in train stations, on park benches, on beaches and in hostels…anywhere that was cheap so I could stay just a bit longer. I remember camping outside of Rome and chatting with a family of four from London, Ontario who were travelling with their young…

I posted this on Facebook recently, shared from a friend, who shared it from another friend so I really don’t know who to give credit to, but I felt that it deserved acknowledgement for helping me realize the truth and importance in the message. I am a hugger – hello, my name is Jennifer, and…

My 2.5 year old started to learn and understand the idea behind Valentine’s Day this year so we spent some time making valentines for people we love. (I’m not a fan of commercialized view of Valentine’s Day but love to instill the ideas of giving to others and spreading love!)It started with just his aunts…

When we first announced we were having a baby I was told many time that “A Baby will change your life forever.” To me I shrugged it off and thought- It’s just like having another husband- but smaller. A few more accessories but kind of like a big cat or dog. A mini me side…

I hate Valentine’s Day… It’s a commercial holiday meant for spending money to express love… Not my cup of tea. I will however share with my guys the idea of valentines day and theme of love! Over the past few weeks we have had out many different activities to work on colours, counting, matching, sharing…

  I don’t make resolutions, but I do like to reflect on past successes and failures and, come January 1, tell myself ‘I will never do that again’, or ‘I will definitely do that more often’. As I get older, I am learning so much about myself that I never took time to notice before.…

Cloth Diapers in Childcare Recommendations from a cloth diapering family and childcare worker! I currently (and very happily I might add) work in Home Childcare. I have experienced cloth diapers in both Childcare Centers and Home Childcare and have come up with a few recommendations. 1. You are looking at needing about 2 days’ worth…

Cloth Diapering in Childcare? Background: I’m not a childcare expert nor am I an expert on children- BUT I have plenty of experience working in centers and homecare! Should YOU use cloth diapers in Childcare? That is really up to you. Questions to ask yourself: Are your organized? Can you keep up with the laundry?…