Family Water Safety 101 Video - Deep Water & Boating With Infants & Young Children

Family Water Safety 101 Video - Deep Water & Boating With Infants & Young Children

Water safety is a topic I have been teaching in some capacity for decades. In my teens I was a lifeguard and swim instructor, and now I teach CPR and Safety to families. So when I saw a recent facebook post from a babywearing company (that I have always respected and recommended) depicting a very dangerous scenario of a babywearing parent on a dock at a sail boat - with a caption that implied that they were headed out on the water while babywearing - I decided a little video was in order. Please watch this to find out why babywearing on boats is never an option, and how to prepare your little ones to climb aboard and stay safe in deep water. Watch it Now!

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Forward Facing Babywearing 101 - Safety, Ergonomics & Carrier Styles, What You Need To Know

Forward Facing Babywearing 101 - Safety, Ergonomics & Carrier Styles, What You Need To Know

As a mom of 3 and a Babywearing Educator I get a ton of questions from parents in my community and online about appropriate positions to babywear. So I wasn't surprised when Nikki Bergen, local mama and creator of The Belle Method, contacted me to answer some of her own questions about forward facing babywearing. I met with Nikki in her home and we went over the most important things to consider when planning to forward face your baby. We chat safety, ergonomics, carrier styles, and I even give my top babywearing tip! Watch the video to learn more. 

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Top 3 Pregnancy Exercises With Nikki Bergen Of The Belle Method

Top 3 Pregnancy Exercises With Nikki Bergen Of The Belle Method

Staying active in pregnancy is so important for your overall health and wellness, but expectant moms are often scared because they don't know what's safe and effective. Enter Nikki Bergen, Creator of The Belle Method, a program that combines Pilates, Yoga, and Dance inspired fitness, and is geared specifically toward women. These exercises are designed to help pregnant and postpartum women stay connected to their pelvic floor and minimize diastasic recti (separated abdominal muscles).

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Watch My Family 1st Aid Kit Video + Get My FREE Downloadable List

Watch My Family 1st Aid Kit Video + Get My FREE Downloadable List

As a CPR & Safety Instructor I talk a lot about First Aid Kits. Plus, as a mom of 3 high energy kids (going on 4 this fall) I use my first aid skills pretty frequently. While there are lots of amazing pre-made kits in stores, most of them don't come with medications included (vs. in the US where they typically are included) so make sure you check what's inside to confirm before relying on it in an emergency.

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Watch My New Video to Learn More About With Care

Watch My New Video to Learn More About With Care

It's hard to believe that this summer marks 5 years of running my business. Throughout the last 5 years I have been honoured to educate and support over a thousand local families. In addition to teaching classes and workshops, my goal for the next phase of my business is to bring my educational and inspirational content online to a wider audience. I made this video with Anchor Studio to give everyone an idea of what they can expect from my YouTube Channel and Blog. I would love if you would watch and subscribe to my channel.

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Last Minute Summer Camp Registration for West End Parents *3 Amazing Discounts Included!

Last Minute Summer Camp Registration for West End Parents *3 Amazing Discounts Included!

With only 3 weeks before school is out and summer vacation officially begins, it's time to lock down your camp registrations. I know there are definitely some parents that are scrambling to find something perfect for their kid, so I thought I would share these 3 awesome West End Camps that are sure to have something that fits every kid's summer camp wish list. Plus enjoy a discount for each camp, which is sure to please mom and dad. 

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Booster Seat Safety 101: Watch My Video + Get 15% OFF Nuna Products at Love Me Do Baby & Maternity

Booster Seat Safety 101:  Watch My Video + Get 15% OFF Nuna Products at Love Me Do Baby & Maternity

I get so many questions from parents about when their child is ready to make the move to a booster and when they can ditch the booster all together. So I decided to make a little video with my son Ben’s Nuna AACE booster seat. He's almost 7 years old and moved from his forward facing 5 point harness car seat to this high back booster at 6.5 years old. He will be able to use this for many years to come, as it transitions into a no back booster for bigger kids.

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The Magic of Menstruation with Amanda Laird - Register NOW for the June Breastfeeding Cafe

The Magic of Menstruation with Amanda Laird - Register NOW for the June Breastfeeding Cafe

How much do you really know about menstruation and your body? So many menstruating people don't truly understand their cycles and what's happening each month, so I've invited Amanda Laird the host of the Heavy Flow Podcast to join me at the June Breastfeeding Cafe for a talk about the Magic of Menstruation. 

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