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Pregnancy during a global pandemic Throne Of Grace, Deep Thinking, First Pregnancy, Normal Life, Second Child, Jade, Second Baby, First Time Pregnancy
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Pregnancy during a global pandemic - Tastes by Jade

When I found out I was pregnant for my second child in February 2020, I would have never imagined the kind of global pandemic world we are experiencing today. Nearly five months have passed since we entered a State of Emergency in Ontario, Read More

Pregnancy during a global pandemic Throne Of Grace, Deep Thinking, First Pregnancy, Normal Life, Jade, Places To Go, Couple Photos, Couple Shots, First Time Pregnancy
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Pregnancy during a global pandemic - Tastes by Jade

When I found out I was pregnant for my second child in February 2020, I would have never imagined the kind of global pandemic world we are experiencing today. Nearly five months have passed since we entered a State of Emergency in Ontario, Read More

Uncovering the hidden parts of our souls; a pregnancy reflection Nine Months, Third Trimester, Petite Women, Second Child, Our Life, Jade, Reflection, Pregnancy, Second Baby
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Uncovering the hidden parts of our souls; a pregnancy reflection - Tastes by Jade

Update: I wrote this post in 2017 before the birth of my first child. I came back to it today, August 2020, in my third trimester of my second child and am feeling the same sentiments. A different experience this pregnancy but the same process of “uncovering the hidden parts of my soul” is occurring. Read More

My home birth during COVID-19 Warm Compress, What Was I Thinking, Delivering A Baby, The Cramps, States Of Consciousness, Close My Eyes, My Baby Girl, Jade, Birth
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My home birth during COVID-19 - Tastes by Jade

I’ve always wanted a home birth. But I never imagined I would give birth at home during a pandemic. Now I realize it was the best birth choice for me and my baby girl. This is our story. Considering a home birth during a pandemic The predominant birth narrative in Western culture tends to be wrought with frightening images of screaming mothers and horror stories about unbearable pain and suffering. Read More

Our City Life Maternity Shoot - Tastes by Jade Moving To Toronto, City Life, Got Married, Jade, The Neighbourhood, Maternity, People, People Illustration, The Neighborhood
Moving To Toronto

Our City Life Maternity Shoot - Tastes by Jade

David and I moved to Toronto five years ago when we got married. Since then, we have really made it our home and backyard. I have loved exploring the diverse neighbourhoods, meeting people from all walks of life, experiencing new tastes and flavours, Read More

Our City Life Maternity Shoot - Tastes by Jade Moving To Toronto, Maternity Photography Poses, City Life, Got Married, Jade, Photo Ideas, The Neighbourhood, People, Shots Ideas
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Our City Life Maternity Shoot - Tastes by Jade

David and I moved to Toronto five years ago when we got married. Since then, we have really made it our home and backyard. I have loved exploring the diverse neighbourhoods, meeting people from all walks of life, experiencing new tastes and flavours, Read More

Our City Life Maternity Shoot - Tastes by Jade Moving To Toronto, City Life, Got Married, Jade, Maternity
Moving To Toronto

Our City Life Maternity Shoot - Tastes by Jade

David and I moved to Toronto five years ago when we got married. Since then, we have really made it our home and backyard. I have loved exploring the diverse neighbourhoods, meeting people from all walks of life, experiencing new tastes and flavours, Read More

Our City Life Maternity Shoot - Tastes by Jade Moving To Toronto, City Life, Got Married, Jade, The Neighbourhood, Maternity, People, People Illustration, The Neighborhood
Moving To Toronto

Our City Life Maternity Shoot - Tastes by Jade

David and I moved to Toronto five years ago when we got married. Since then, we have really made it our home and backyard. I have loved exploring the diverse neighbourhoods, meeting people from all walks of life, experiencing new tastes and flavours, Read More

Our City Life Maternity Shoot - Tastes by Jade Moving To Toronto, City Life, Jade, Maternity
Moving To Toronto

Our City Life Maternity Shoot - Tastes by Jade

David and I moved to Toronto five years ago when we got married. Since then, we have really made it our home and backyard. I have loved exploring the diverse neighbourhoods, meeting people from all walks of life, experiencing new tastes and flavours, Read More

My Birth Story: When things don't go as planned - Tastes by Jade I Am Exhausted, Birthing Classes, Birth Affirmations, Hospital Birth, Skin To Skin, Coping Mechanisms, First Night, Jade, How To Plan
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My Birth Story: When things don't go as planned - Tastes by Jade

It’s been nearly one month since I brought our baby into the world, and what a month it has been! Now that I have had some time to process my birth experience, I feel ready to share it with you all. Read More

Surviving and Thriving: The First Month with a Newborn - Tastes by Jade One Month, Diapers, The One, Breastfeeding, Jade, Survival, People, Breast Feeding, People Illustration
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Surviving and Thriving: The First Month with a Newborn - Tastes by Jade

People warned us about the first month. They said it would be really, really hard. They said we wouldn’t sleep. That breastfeeding wouldn’t be easy. And that there would be diapers… many, many diapers. Everything people said was true. Read More

Surviving and Thriving: The First Month with a Newborn - Tastes by Jade One Month, Diapers, The One, Breastfeeding, Jade, Toddler Bed, Survival, People, Child Bed
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Surviving and Thriving: The First Month with a Newborn - Tastes by Jade

People warned us about the first month. They said it would be really, really hard. They said we wouldn’t sleep. That breastfeeding wouldn’t be easy. And that there would be diapers… many, many diapers. Everything people said was true. Read More

Leaving baby for the first time - Tastes by Jade Wanting To Be Alone, The Way Back, Seasons Of Life, Mamas And Papas, New Parents, The One, First Time, Jade, Car Seats
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Leaving baby for the first time - Tastes by Jade

I toss and turn in my bed as David gets up to soothe our baby back to sleep. It’s the middle of the night and I can hear them negotiating in the next room. Maybe it’s a nightmare, a toothache, Read More

The First Forty Days: How to Support a New Mom - Tastes by Jade Mother And Father, Doula, New Moms, The One, Jade

The First Forty Days: How to Support a New Mom - Tastes by Jade

In many cultures, the first six weeks following birth is a key period of healing, resting, and bonding with baby. New mothers (and fathers) are supported by their ‘village’, whether that’s family, friends, doulas, a church group or even an online community of mothers. Read More

The First Forty Days: How to Support a New Mom - Tastes by Jade Mother And Father, Doula, New Moms, The One, Culture, Day, Inspiration, Photos, Biblical Inspiration

The First Forty Days: How to Support a New Mom - Tastes by Jade

In many cultures, the first six weeks following birth is a key period of healing, resting, and bonding with baby. New mothers (and fathers) are supported by their ‘village’, whether that’s family, friends, doulas, a church group or even an online community of mothers. Read More

There are certain things you can expect after becoming a parent. Your relationship with your partner will change. Your body will change. You will have to do endless amounts of laundry. Falling In Love Again, I Fall In Love, Responsibility To Protect, Trust Your Gut, Teenage Guys, You Can Do Anything, Feeling Overwhelmed, Getting To Know You, Go To Sleep
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Five Things I Didn't Expect from Motherhood - Tastes by Jade

There are certain things you can expect after becoming a parent. You’re not going to sleep ever well. Your relationship with your partner will change. Your body will change. You will have to do endless amounts of laundry. So. Much. Read More