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Put your kids to sleep with Story Massage

Posted on 2 December, 2018 at 19:20 Comments comments (0)

Put your kids to sleep with Story Massage




It's cold, it's dark and getting your kids to sleep earlier isn't easy.

Story massage can help with sleep. Research shows that kids who were massaged before bedtime slept better - they fell asleep faster and their sleep patterns improved compared to the control group who was read a be...

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Story Massage

Posted on 24 October, 2018 at 11:10 Comments comments (0)

What is Story Massage??

“Story Massage is an excellent way for children to develop their confidence and self-esteem. It is calming and relaxing, a way of exploring touch, safely and with respect, but most of all, it is great fun!” Learning Mentor, Kingsmead School.

Starting out as an expert in Infant Massage, Jenni was always aske...

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My Out Of Body Heart

Posted on 9 October, 2018 at 13:50 Comments comments (0)

I have a shadow.

She literally walks in my footsteps.

A beautiful, fragile little thing.

But she's also strong, sharp & hilarious.

My daughter.

She is my out of body heart.

She loves me more than anything.

Everyone wants to be with her, but she always wants me.

We're best friends.

She thinks I'm pretty.

She thinks I'm smart.

She thinks I can fix a...

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Speed up your Baby's Verbal Development with Sign Language

Posted on 24 September, 2018 at 9:05 Comments comments (0)

Hearing you baby start talking is one of the biggest joys as a new parent, but getting to that moment comes after months of waiting and anticipation…what is their first word going to be? When is it going to come? While every child learns to speak at a different time, one thing that can definitely help them to communicate sooner and speed up their verbal development is teaching them sign language.

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The Incredible Effects of Baby Massage on Postpartum Depression.

Posted on 12 September, 2018 at 13:55 Comments comments (0)

‘Parenthood is like taking a trip on a safari. However, instead of the semi-safe vehicle made of metal and fully equipped with an engine that could speed off in an emergency, you are riding a bicycle. You must power said bicycle with the strength of your own body while you navigate the rocky road because not only are you the guest but you are also the tour guide.’

This safari trip is someth...

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Motherhood's Missing Frame - Getting Mom back in the picture

Posted on 11 September, 2018 at 10:40 Comments comments (0)

I’m so excited to tell you about an amazing series that is coming to Mellow Baby’s classes in Kanata and Westboro this fall.

THE MISSING FRAME - Pop Up Series with Irina Fortey photography

If you are not familiar with Irina and her art please do yourself a favour and head on over to her website and check it out; 

When Irina’...

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It's not a competition

Posted on 14 August, 2018 at 20:20 Comments comments (0)

It’s not a competition.


It’s so hard not to feel competitive with other Moms.

Cartoon by Helen the Illustrator


Some kids are learning Japanese and mine are over here licking the refrigerator. I have so many days when I think they are so ahead of the curve and I’m nailing it, and other days I’m hoping they have a nice cell mate in their prison block who will remind th...

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Six great reasons you should teach your child to Sign

Posted on 6 August, 2018 at 21:05 Comments comments (0)

Six great reasons you should teach your child to Sign with Mellow Baby

If you are a parent of a baby or toddler (or currently pregnant) you probably have heard of “baby signing.” But why would you want to use sign language with your child? Sign Language has so many benefits, which is why it’s so g...

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The Benefits of Baby Massage

Posted on 23 July, 2018 at 21:05 Comments comments (0)

The Benefits of Baby Massage

Massage can get your little one to sleep better, improve her health, and even help you form that all-important bond.

You know how it goes: You put your baby down, she cries. Pick her up and, presto -- she's serene and smiley again. If just holding your baby can be so soothing, imagine how she'll benefit from a full-body massage? In ...

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