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6 Tips to Save Money For Your Maternity Leave

Luckily for me, the Quebec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP) provides salaried employees with up to 50 weeks of paid maternity leave. While there are two available plans to choose from, the most popular plan is the basic plan which includes 25 weeks...

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Swimming Classes Begin: A New Milestone

I’m so excited to share with you Siena’s first day at her swimming classes! As a competitive swimmer myself for about 6 years when I was a kid, I strongly believe it’s essential for all babies, kids and adults to...

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How Pregnancy Made Me Feel Beautiful

When I was pregnant with my daughter in 2014, I noticed many amazing changes to my body. I loved the fact that even when your belly is growing, so many other beautiful parts of your body are shinning too. I...

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Confessions From A “Type A” Mom

Prior to becoming a mom, I was some kind of superwoman (a.k.a stress ball) – you know, always working on a few projects simultaneously. Within one year, I was completing a masters degree full-time, working part-time, planning a wedding, getting married,...

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My family is growing by two feet!

I have an announcement, come springtime in Toronto, nights will be sleepless and I will be changing more diapers again! Baby 2 is coming, we are so excited. I am due May 19th, 2016! Only 5 months to go!! This...

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The Launch of Motherly Adventures Blog, Welcome!

Wow! We’re so excited to be officially launching our blog, Motherly Adventures. You must be wondering who we are? And why we’re doing this? Well, let us explain. Who We Are To keep it simple, we’re two friends, wives and...

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How I’m Feeding My Toddler On The Go

My little toddler is eating three meals a day with a few snacks. Her start to eating solids was very slow. I started her on solids on Feb 15, 2015 when she was 5.5 months old. She didn’t like anything...

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Sample Weekday Meal Plan

We all know weekdays are busy and every week shapes up to be crazy busy or just insane busy. Lately in my household, it seems to be nuts. I get home from work, cook, eat, have half hour playtime with...

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The Day I Pierced My Baby’s Ears

  A Baby Ear Piercing Story Since we were planning my daughter’s baptism last October, I figured it would be a good occasion to pierce my baby’s ears for the event since she would be 3.5 months old. I had...

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What I thought about breastfeeding

When my daughter, Clara hit the 9 months mark it was hard for me to believe that 9 months had passed and I was still breastfeeding. I’m so happy that I made the decision to breastfeed because I truly feel...