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Support the Langley Christmas Bureau

The Little Gym of Langley, Cheekychops Sleep Consultants, Peekaboo Beans and Amanda from Tiny Talking Hands are teaming together to help bring some Holiday Cheer to local families in need through the Langley Christmas Bureau. Join us on Thursday, December 4th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at The Little Gym of Langley for an evening of fun, information and a little holiday shopping! Marnie from Cheekychops will…

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Fall back - Time change

It's that time of year again - dust your umbrella and wellies down. I personally dread the darkness, I have to stock up on plenty of vitamin D . Daylight Savings Time is getting ready to “Fall back” this weekend, and lots of parents worry this time of year about their children waking up early, typically we see a trend around the time change, where children will start to get up MUCH earlier than normal. If your…

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Potty Training Q&A on October 22

Is your child ready for potty training? As part of the launch of our new Potty Training Services, we are partnering with Oyaco Products, the Canadian distributor for popular baby products including the Bumbo Toilet Trainer seat, to host a Question & Answer series all about potty training.  Potty Training Q&A with Cheekychops and Oyaco Products WHEN: October 22 at 1pm MST-06 (that’s 1pm here, PST…

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Toddlers innocent honesty

I thought I would write a quick posting about toddler-hood today, as it's one of the many pleasures of parenthood (cough, cough, wink, wink), for those of you with a two or three year old, you will know what I am talking about. Most parents and literature refer to the terrible twos, but I really think its more like the terrible three's - and its just when you think you have them all figured out. My youngest is now leaving…

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Beating the heat!

6 Tips to Help Baby Beat the Bedtime Heat It’s hard to avoid talking about the heat when you are in the middle of a heatwave and there is a serious heatwave happening in my neck of the woods. I met with a number of moms at a Parent Infant Drop In Group earlier this week where the topic came up again. I thought I would share some tips for keeping your baby cool at bedtime when the weather is hot. Remove any bumpers…

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How to Drop a Nap Before Kindergarten

If you have a child who is still napping at age 4 or age 5 and is preparing to head to Kindergarten in the Fall, it's a good idea to plan to drop the nap earlier in the Summer. If your child is used to taking a nap, they may find the transition to full-day Kindergarten more difficult. A 4-5 year old child needs an average of 11-12 hours of sleep in one 24-hour period, so as you drop the nap, the night will get longer to…

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Being a Mom, working from home - Can you do it?

I am doing a random post today, not on sleep - potty training or nutrition, but about being a Mom and running my own business from home. I have often thought about how hectic it is (when I have time to finish a thought, that is) but I thought about it even more yesterday, whilst I was putting the ipad in the fridge.  A few days earlier my three year old asked me if he could touch the oven door (on the inside) when I…

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