Lessons learned on my coparenting journey

Lessons learned on my coparenting journey

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Hey Ya’ll, it’s Erin.

Parenting with someone you love is super tricky.

Parenting with someone you’re no longer with can seem almost impossible.

gif showing a man and text written is such a thing even possible? YES IT IS. Lessons learned on my coparenting journey by lilHelper.ca

I’ve been on a coparenting journey for about 2 years now.

It hasn’t always been easy, but I can say that it’s become easier over time.

I’d like to share some coparenting tips that I’ve learned along the way.

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What’s In My Hospital Bag? – Twin Edition!

Hello everyone! Ariel here this week, and I’m coming at you 30 weeks pregnant with twins and feeling about ready to pop! (But also crossing my legs and hoping these babies stay put a while longer!)

I am going to be sharing the top three most important things in my hospital bag for birthing our twins. Some things are new items that I have discovered since the last time I gave birth. Some are preparing me for any scenario that might play out at the hospital.

Once the twins have arrived and we are settled at home, I will write a follow up blog post about what I ACTUALLY used out of the bag! So without further ado, here we go!

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Fall Round Up: Reduce Stress and Increase Happiness

Hey Y’all. It’s Erin.

Did you know that October 10th was World Mental Health Day? 

This year has been a journey for me to explore how to care for my own mental health. 

One of the things that I’ve been talking about in my own therapy sessions is the idea that things which make us happy or reduce stress in our lives are so important.

Way more important that we give them credit. 

There are many, many strategies for taking care of your mental health. 

I’ve even talked before about self care for parents. 

This time I’d like to do a fall round up of things that reduce stress and increase happiness for me.

These are things that have been great for me personally, and may also give you a place to start thinking about things that will reduce stress in your life or bring you loads of happiness.

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Strategies for weaning after one

Strategies for weaning after one

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Hey Y’all, it’s Erin

Previously we talked about Breastfeeding after one and the truths about it.

We all know things must come to an end, whether you’re full of guilt or running towards the finish line with excitement. 

So what happens when it’s time to wean your child after one?

This post offers support in dealing with everything from simply weaning your child, to handling out right refusal to quit!Read More