I am from the Prairies; a total land lover. I took swimming lessons as a child, but hated to get my face wet. The best I could do was dog paddle. Fast forward 25 years. I am the mother of my beautiful daughter, Natalie. Despite my own shortcomings in the water, I realize swimming is a “life skill”. So I took my daughter to mom and infant swim classes.
Don’t let the cold get you down. Get outdoors, have fun and stay fit. Huddled in front of the fire is one way to pass the cold winter days, but Calgary pediatrician Dr. Peter Nieman says keeping active all year round is an important element in combating childhood obesity.
Taking care of a new baby in the heat of summer can be tricky. We are always trying to weigh out the risks and benefits of taking our activities outside and when we do go outside, we wonder if we are taking all the necessary precautions to keep baby protected. Whether you plan on staying in or venturing out, here are a few things to consider to help keep your babe safe and comfortable.
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