Infant Hip Dysplasia: My Journey as a New Mother Dealing with a Medical Crisis

The article was edited for length and/or clarity. Pregnancy is a wonderful thing to experience. It’s growing a human being, a little mini you that shares your characteristics and those of your partner. Pregnancy is an adventure. It’s unpredictable, and can throw everyone it affects through a loop. More often than not, women go into …

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Five Open Ended Activities to Promote Learning and Foster Creativity

Children thrive on opportunity. They learn best through unstructured activities that force them to develop problem solving, logical reasoning, conflict resolution, language and encourage their creative attributes. Sure children love their cartoon figures and become excited upon seeing them and the new toys their owners keep throwing at you (looking at you Paw Patrol!) but …

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Five Ways to Document your Child’s Life

People always say to cherish the moments with your children now because they grow so darn fast. I didn't quite understand it when I was younger, and I remember it taking FOREVER to reach my next birthday. When I entered my twenties and slid right through them, I began to realize how quickly life passes. …

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A Childhood Bucket List for My Daughter

There are certain triggers within life that will help you remember old memories - certain smells, the way your hair blows in the wind, hearing a familiar old song or watching a nostalgic movie for example. These triggers all tie in with memories throughout your life. While I was perusing old family photos the other …

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