Author Archives: Guest Blogger

It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

This post comes to you straight from real life. I’m writing to you with one son on my lap, another dumping leftover yogurt onto the kitchen floor while the third little darling “helps” by wiping up the mess with a stuffed parrot. In this moment, I feel like the farthest thing from a “Wisemommy”. Nevertheless,Read More

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Jayden’s Journey

Jayden’s Journey

We welcome another guest blogger, Tricia, share her story about her son, Jayden, as a premature baby for National Prematurity Month. Waking up in the middle of the night with contractions is scary for any first time mom, but it can be numbing when you are only 34 weeks pregnant. I woke my husband upRead More

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How I became a Mom to my Baby in an Incubator

How I became a Mom to my Baby in an Incubator

Okay, we all know the amazing benefits of skin to skin/ kangaroo care, but what do you do to bond with and help your baby when you can’t hold him? That’s the agonizing position we were in. As I said before, CC was ventilated for the first nine weeks of his life which meant weRead More

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Born too Soon; Life on a NICU for a Preterm Baby and his Mom

Born too Soon; Life on a NICU for a Preterm Baby and his Mom

Hi, I’m Eryn. Beth and I became friends a lifetime ago on a tour of the Scottish Highlands, long before husbands and children came along and changed the way we travel. I’m a 38 year old Canadian mother of two boys living in London, England. I was a primary school teacher but became a stayRead More

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Spinach Chicken Enchiladas

Spinach Chicken Enchiladas

If your child tends to be a picky eater and you need to incorporate more veggies into his diet, you might want to try these Spinach Chicken Enchiladas. The spinach is undetectable and simply delicious! Ingredients: 1 # cooked, diced chicken breast 12-18 flour or corn tortillas (I use larger size corn tortillas to cutRead More

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Sensory Experiences for Brain Development

Every child has their own individual development through experiences. When an infant is born, the only part of the brain that is very developed is the brain stem. This part of the brain controls essential reflexes and functions such as breathing patterns, kicking, sleeping, rooting, crying, feeding… The rest of the brain (the cortex) beyondRead More

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Brain Development in Children

  An added comment from our supporting Neurologist, Dr. Steve Kirk  It used to be argued that the plasticity of the human brain diminished to essentially zero, in other words became completely set, by the time we were adults. This theory has been absolutely turned on its head by the progressive, continuous research of neuroscientistsRead More

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