Alignment tips for mamas to be

Alignment tips for mamas to be

Guest post by Bill Boland and Anita Halton at BodyFix Method You’re excited to feel your baby growing inside you. But you also feel the physical stress that extra belly weight is causing. Your body is constantly adapting and not always in good ways. You feel it in your back, your neck, and your legs. […]

Sustainability: Our Children’s Quest

Sustainability: Our Children’s Quest

Guest post by Marie-Joe Costantine of BioFuelNet Canada We all know it; our children are the future generation that will inherit planet earth, and all the opportunities and challenges left by past generations. Our children will be the next engineers, scientists, teachers, artists, farmers, doctors, political leaders, but most importantly, they will be the new […]

Childbirth: better safe than sorry?

Childbirth: better safe than sorry?

Guest post by Andy Alaszewski As Editor of the international academic journal, Health, Risk & Society, I have recently published a series of articles which explore the paradoxical nature of childbirth. The strong narrative about women’s choice and campaigns to promote natural birth with minimal medical intervention have done little to reverse the long-term trend […]

Dear Mama Naturale, You are not crazy.

Dear Mama Naturale, You are not crazy.

Dear Mama Naturale, You are not crazy. Once upon a time there lived a happy, running, babbling, drumming, climbing little 12 month old boy….but maybe…no….it wasn’t always this way. Guest post by Megan Stacey I have a vague recollection of going through weeks and months of rough patches.  Hair-pulling, paper-bag-huffing rough patches.  And yet I […]

Rebecca's Breastfeeding story

Rebecca’s Breastfeeding story

Guest post by Rebecca So there I was with my 3 hours-old baby. I prepared so much for my home-delivery, I almost forgot it was not the end of something, but the beginning! I really had a shock realizing I would be responsible for such a tiny little creature. I don’t know if you can […]

Unsolicited Parenting Advice: How to Deal

Unsolicited Parenting Advice: How to Deal

Guest post by Michel (aka Papa Naturale) One of the hard parts about being a new parent is the amount of unsolicited advice we get. People want to help with the best of intentions but they don’t realize how annoying this can be. At first, I thought I was alone and that I was rude […]

Enza's Breastfeeding Story

Enza’s Breastfeeding Story

Story #3 in the Milky Mondays series, thank you, Enza for sharing your beautiful story! Enza tells us that breastfeeding doesn’t always have to be difficult (Enza, you actually make breastfeeding seem LOVELY!), and that listening to our bodies and our babies goes a LONG way. By Enza Iacono As I sit here and think […]

Discovering on my own

Discovering on my own

This is post #2 in the Milky Mondays series. Thanks, Laura for sharing. I relate to Laura’s breastfeeding story in so many ways. She found this blog a long time ago when I was hemming and hawing about whether or not I would start to use the nipple shields. Laura, the stranger who found me […]

The Poop receptacles

The Poop receptacles

Thank you, Jules, for letting us re-post this informative and funny post on cloth diapers. The original post can be found on Ebb and Flow. By Julie Briggs Back in the day when I was about 10 weeks pregnant (was that really over a year ago?  holy hannah) SB and I decided for a number […]

Une p'tite note de Grandpère

Une p’tite note de Grandpère

By Guy Berthiaume English will follow Au moment où j’écris ces mots, tu es peut-être déjà née. Tu es déjà choyée, avant même de voir le jour:  tu auras de bons parents, attentifs, dévoués et pleins de bonne volonté. En plus, tu feras tes premiers pas dans une ville créative et tolérante, ce qui vous permettra, […]