Advice for new parents- keeping your sanity

Parenting Tip for Keeping Your Sanity Keep your day flexible. Stop trying to get your newborn onto a schedule. There are many professionals out there that will tell you that your baby needs to sleep x amount a night, and during the day from this time to this time. Plus, you cannot leave the house…

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Motherhood Untapped

The sinking loneliness of motherhood. When I first became pregnant with our oldest, I heard of the differences between motherhood and what I refer to as my ‘single life’. I heard how amazing motherhood would be, how I was going to love my child beyond words. I heard how horrible labour would be, and how…

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My child’s ears don’t work

AND just another day in your world…. Parent: Gentle hands Child: hits/pokes/scares younger sibling Parent: Keep your hands to yourself Child: Misbehaviour continues Parent: UGH!! I am so mad, how many times do I have to tell you? You don’t listen to me. Child: Misbehaviour continues and increases Parent: THAT’s IT!!! Get to your bedroom…

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Does social media influence our view of parenting?

The truth is that we are not perfect, there is no such thing as the perfect mom, perfect child or perfect life. Want to know what? There are parents who are working on improvement, because practice allows for mistakes, for growth and for improvement! When we shift our thinking, it becomes freeing!   Why is…

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Anger and The Child

AND ACTION Parent: Keep your hands to yourself Child: hits/pokes/scares younger sibling Parent: Be gentle Child: Misbehaviour continues Parent: UGH!!! You make me so mad. Keep your hands to yourself. Why can’t you listen? Child: Misbehaviour continues and increases Parent: THAT’s IT!!! I am taking away your tablet for the week. END SCENE How many…

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Why Messy Play for Babies and Tots?

Right from birth, your little baby has been learning about their world! As well as, they are creating connections in the brain that leads to incredible learning through out life. When we use sensory play with our children they are developing the sense of touch, curiosity, exploration and even language! I know, I hear you,…

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Creative Chaos Channel!

  Welcome to Creative Chaos! Each month Little Hands and Me Parenting Network will be bring a sensory learning opportunity for your family. Our area of focus is the early years!! In our first video Miss K and I are working together to make discovery sensory bottles!!

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8 Days of Tips to Transition into Fall

Next week will be one that is marked with transitions. I am sure that on Tuesday we will be seeing first day of school pictures, questions regarding last minute finds, and perhaps a bottle of wine being opened by parents in the evening. This time of year is filled with stressors for children of all…

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