How to Have a Happy Marriage When You’re Busy Being Parents

Posted on: November 24th, 2017 by Miranda Robertson

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Kid Cooperation, Perfect Parenting and Hidden Messages Is your marriage everything you ever hoped it could be? Or has it been pushed down your list of priorities since having children? Let’s face it, parenthood is a full-time job, and it dramatically changes your marriage relationship. But marriage is the foundation […]

Customer Referral Program

Posted on: July 7th, 2017 by Miranda Robertson

The referral program terms and conditions The following terms and conditions govern your participation in The Nesting Place Customer Referral Program, which we’ll call Program here for short. The Program is run by us; The Nesting Place Inc. The Participants referred to below are you (a Previous Customer), and the person you’ve referred (a New […]

Eight Sleep Tips for Every Child

Posted on: January 21st, 2017 by Miranda Robertson

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Gentle Baby Care available at www.pantley.com/elizabeth Up to 70% of children under age five have sleep problems. Sleep issues are complicated and have many causes. They’re hard to deal with because when children aren’t sleeping, parents aren’t sleeping, and that lack of sleep affects every minute of every day for […]

Quick Facts About Potty Training

Posted on: November 21st, 2016 by Miranda Robertson

Potty training can be natural, easy, and peaceful. The first step is to know the facts. By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Potty Training Solution • The perfect age to begin potty training is different for every child. Your child’s best starting age could be anywhere from eighteen to thirty-two months. Pre-potty training preparation […]

Colic – The Real Deal Behind It

Posted on: February 23rd, 2016 by amanda

What is colic, does it even exist and either way…what can I do about my baby’s crying? By Amanda Spakowski Owner/Founder The Nesting Place: Prenatal classes and doula care The word “colic” has been around for quite some time and is often used to diagnose babies who excessively cry, appear to be in pain and […]

Cesarean – What does a doula do?

Posted on: November 3rd, 2015 by amanda

A cesarean is a different kind of birth, but it is still a birth in need of emotional and practical preparation and support. In a cesarean birth, your doula will walk you through what to expect, what you can change about the operating room routines and what you can’t. If she’s able to come into the OR, […]

Pushing for First Time Moms [Parents]

Posted on: September 16th, 2015 by Stefanie A

The expulsion of a first baby from a woman’s body is a space in time for much mischief and mishap to occur. It is also a space in time where her obstetrical future often gets decided and where she can be well served by a patient, rested midwife. Why do I make the distinction between […]

5 Common Doula Myths

Posted on: September 16th, 2015 by Stefanie A

Have any of you noticed that it’s difficult to describe what a doula does in practical terms? The role seems pretty abstract and often parents don’t really get a feel for how a doula makes a difference in birth until they’re actually in labour with their doula! Very generally, a doula offers non-medical emotional support and […]

Birth Plans: Are they really worth it?

Posted on: September 16th, 2015 by Stefanie A

What is the Intention or Purpose of a Birth Plan? Birth plans have become quite popular in the last few years. For some parents, it gives them a sense of control. For others, a reassurance that they’re preferences will be communicated even if they have difficulty communicating during their labour. For others, birth plans can […]