Chiropractic For Newborns and Infants

I was adjusted at birth. My father made sure that after the traumatic experience of being pushed through the birth canal, that my spine and nervous system were operating at peak efficiency.

As I discussed in my previous post, I believe that because I chose chiropractic care throughout my pregnancy, my labours were pretty routine. [Read more…]

Reflection After a Tantrum: What I’ve Learned

After my post about my daughter having a tantrum, I’ve spent these few days reflecting on what happened, how I reacted and what I can do better in the future to handle my daughters, and their emotions. Here’s what I have come up with when dealing not only with my toddler, but my headstrong older daughter as well: [Read more…]


Hi, I’m Shannon! I’m a Canadian teacher who is currently on maternity leave. I’ve had four children in the past 5 years, and I blog about my experiences with them, as well as pregnancy, parenting and education. Read more..


Dining with Kids

Let me be the first to say – I love going out for dinner. Who doesn’t? I don’t have to cook or clean up afterwards. Not to mention I can order what I want to eat, and my husband and children can do the same. Yes. I take my kids out to eat. I feel […]

What I Wish I Knew BEFORE Pregnancy and Giving Birth

 I originally wrote this post in June of 2013.  I’ve decided to revisit my post and add a few other tidbits of advice. Here is a list of everything I wish I knew before pregnancy and giving birth…

To My Daughter – Always Try Your Best

Lately, when you come home from school, we sit at the kitchen table and work on your ‘homework’. It amazes me that you are so excited to come home and work in your workbook. But I love it, and I want to encourage your love of learning. It probably helps that you get one on […]