Parenting

Parenting articles, support and information by A Style Soiree.

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach” — W.E.B. Dubois

Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins Sesame Street

Sesame Street AutismWhether you’re a parent raising a little one that has been diagnosed with autism, trying your best to teach your children about inclusion, or are an advocate for such topics, this is huge news! Sesame Street has introduced Julia, a muppet with autism, to their tv series. She is going to appear in two episodes of the current season, with many more appearances to come in upcoming seasons.

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Well.ca Pop-Up Shop

Well.ca Pop-Up Shop Toronto

Did you know that Well.ca has a store in Toronto? The online shop has a physical location at Shops At Don Mills which  opened earlier this summer to the public. This is perfect for those who aren’t sure about online shopping just yet, or for those that want to see the products for themselves before buying some more online. I was invited to the VIP Grand Opening of the shop and had a grand time; it was also my little Zo-Zo’s first media event and she (capital L) Loved it!

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Sharing My Story On Chatelaine Magazine

Andrea Lazo and Christie Lazo

About two months ago, I noticed a post on Chatelaine Magazine’s Facebook page about a casting call for mothers and daughters as they were looking to examine the unique relationship for a special in their May issue. Little did I know that my email would catch the attention of the team at Chatelaine Magazine and that I would receive a response with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The results? My mom and I are featured and sharing intimate details about our relationship in the May 2016 issue of Chatelaine Magazine!

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Tips To Cure Your Baby’s Cold

Baby Cough and Cold Remedies - natural cold cures

Having a sick baby is really tough! The hardest part has to be that they cannot communicate what they’re feeling; making it hard for mama and the baby. Do they have a headache? Are they having a hard time breathing? What are they truly feeling? I try my best to communicate with Zoey and help her feel better any way I can. I did have to find out the hard way as to how to deal with a sick baby. As she is my first, this is all new to me. I’m sure there are many more mamas out there wondering what to do to help their babies too.

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7 Baby Splurges Worth Every Penny

 

Shopping for baby

As I planned for my baby’s birth, I wanted the very best of everything and I wanted it all! I, from the bottom of my heart, felt like I needed it all. I was all about the baby splurges! As her birth approached, I felt pressure to get everything I thought I needed to be prepared, but quickly realized how expensive having a baby can really be. So what do you need? What do you not actually purchase? What do you splurge on?

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Moby Wrap – Tips, Tricks & Review

If you follow me on social media, you’ll quickly notice that it’s no secret that I LOVE my Moby Wrap; however, it was not an easy task to figure it out or to get my little one used to it. After a fellow mama on Instagram asked me for some tips, I was inspired. I’m sharing my very best tips and tricks to getting the best of your Moby Wrap, and also sharing a review on how I grew to love it!

Moby Wrap Review

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Parenting

Dubois quote

An inspiring quote to set the tone for the “Parenting” category of A Style Soiree.