Weaning A Child Off Their Pacifier

weaning off soother

No matter what you call it (soothernibbler, fuss plug, hushie, binky, nooch, plug, meemer, bibber, Mr. Chewy, binkus, mute button, tu-tu and some people even call it a Voldemort — for he who shall not be named),  a pacifier is a difficult thing to get your child give up.

Our amazing Merchandising Coordinator, Angela, was asking around the office if anyone had any experience taking a soother away from their child. We had a few mamas with the experience under their belts but Angela was still anxious about doing the deed. So we took her fear to Facebook and Twitter in addition to asking the moms at Well.ca. Here are some of the answers we received:

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5 Ways to Embrace Earth Day

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It’s Earth Day tomorrow, and though we all try to live life a little more on the green side, we do like to draw special attention to this day. There is always something more we can do to embrace Earth Day and help the environment. We asked around and below are our top 5 fave things to do to celebrate Earth Day — which one(s) will you be doing?

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Beauty Tips from a Real Beauty

Monika Schnarre Beauty

There is a lot of conflicting information out there regarding how we should treat our skin. Most of it is inconsistent and a lot of it is confusing. So what’s a girl to do…? We sat down with Monika Schnarre and she dished on her top 5 beauty tips…and lucky you, we’re not shy about sharing!

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Too Busy for Good Nutrition? Think Again.

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Every day is a good day to start making healthier choices — and good nutrition is a great place to start.

In today’s busy world, taking that first step can often seem overwhelming and way too complicated. If you want to make it easier on yourself, consider the simple addition of an all-in-one formula. It’s a convenient and easy way to help cleanse your body, energize your day and support your physical needs. But why do you need something to help your body do all these things?

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5 Unique Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

decorating easter eggs

Chocolate might be the tastiest (and first) option, but little ones love Easter egg decorating. These five fabulous kits will ensure Egg-cellent results and a house full of fun on Easter morning. And not to mention, keeping little hands out of the chocolate means more for us.

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Everyone Should Put Mommies First

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Lorena Scott is a mom to 2 young boys – Sebastian and Alistair. She is also the founder of MommiesFirst, a Canadian monthly box service for pregnant and new moms that literally puts mommies first. With two little guys running around and a young company, her house is a little bit (okay, maybe a lot) busy (okay, perhaps just slightly crazy). Continue reading "Everyone Should Put Mommies First"

Our Top 5 Fave Board Games

Board Games for Kids

Author: Kevin Veilleux

We live in a plugged in culture and as many amazing opportunities that offers us, it sometimes has a disconnecting effect.  Even when at home, us parents and our kids are absorbed into small and large screens, pulling away from the face-to-face interaction we all need in our time-starved existence.  With children, the challenge is how to engage them and get them involved in quality time.  We say, put away the phones, the tablets, turn off the television and dive into a board game this weekend.
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30 Uses for Aloe

uses for aloe

Aloe  is a remarkable plant. It’s cool, clear gel contains over 200 active components including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, polysaccharides, and fatty acids. Aloe has been used as a natural remedy for thousands of years; Cleopatra reportedly used it to reverse signs of ageing and wrinkles…and the list of its benefits and uses just gets better. Continue reading "30 Uses for Aloe"