Articles by Lauren Owen

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Lesser Known Choking Hazards For Toddlers

Last weekend, my 2-year old was invited to her first birthday party. A friend of mine was hosting a BBQ in honour of her son’s 3rd birthday, and she had all those stereotypical birthday party staples – balloons, hotdogs, loot bags.

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When And How To Start Sleeping Training

If you’re reading this article, it means that your baby isn’t sleeping as well as you’d like. You’re not alone- falling asleep and staying asleep all night long is a life skill that all babies have to learn at one point or another.


The Benefits Of Taking A Prenatal Class

When most people think of prenatal classes, groups of hippy couples practicing deep breathing exercises together and awkward live-birth videos come to mind. Thankfully, prenatal classes have evolved q...


What To Expect During Your Level 2 Ultrasound

It’s the day that you’ve been waiting for- it’s time for your Level 2, 20-week prenatal ultrasound. You are about to get an in-depth, close-up look at your baby, you’ll get to take home a set of ultra...

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How To Survive A Road Trip With A Child

Having a child is a life-changing experience. One of those things that will never be the same is road trips. With my parents being a two-hour drive away- and my in-laws being six hours away, road trip...

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Should You Spoil Your Newborn Baby?

When we brought our newborn baby girl home from the hospital, we noticed immediately that our daughter was particular about one thing: all she wanted was to be in our arms. She didn’t care much for he...