PARENTING HACKS


Restaurant bag for tiny diners

Have you ever gone out for dinner with your kid and regretted it the second you sat down? Maybe the restaurant didn’t have a kids’ menu or colouring book. Maybe the food took forever and your squirmy starving child lost her mind waiting for her fries and saltines. Having a restaurant bag will help! Read more


baby-wipes-1Homemade natural baby wipes

I’ve been on a kick, since bringing wee Isla into the world, of trying to make more things from scratch – to be more natural in what we put on and in our bodies and use around the house. It’s a kind of healthy living that is good for the environment, good for our bodies, and good for our bank accounts. With this in mind, I decided this week to try my hand at cloth wipes. The problem I have with conventional baby wipes is that they contain all sorts of chemicals I’ve never heard of and most can’t be flushed or composted. Read more


DSCF4988-682x1024Who’s your daddy?

Isla’s favourite book, hands down, is her Little Book of Family Faces. I got the idea from the wonderful blog A Cup of Jo, after she made a similar book for her son through Pinhole Press. We made our photo book using Blurb, which I’ve used to make photo books in the past. The website is simple to use and books are easy to customize, with a wide variety of templates, colours, fonts and book sizes. We published a soft cover book to save on money and the final product only cost us about $15. Read more


 

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