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The Men of Tomorrow: A Dad’s Take on Gillette’s Latest Ad


Today, I sat down to write an introduction. You know what I mean … that inaugural blog post that tells the world who you are, what you’ve accomplished, and why they should listen to you….

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Our parenting needs to catch up with our connectivity


The headline cut straight to my heart. Naked photos and videos of children. New Brunswick children. Shared online.  A parent’s worst nightmare. Except that this week’s news is different than other exploitation and abuse cases…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Birth Plans vs Birth Intentions


For more than 40 years, pregnant women have been encouraged to create a birth plan. A set of steps that outline the process of labour, designed as a way to help expecting mothers articulate their…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Feeling Touched Out


Touched out. Two simple words that sum up so much. I’m not sure I ever thought to use that expression, but I sure knew the feeling. Still get it, from time to time, even though…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: When Your Partner Works Away


Every family dynamic is slightly different, but we think anyone who spends time ‘soloparenting’ will find themselves nodding along in agreement with this week’s episode. Jenna & Tosh are joined by talented mama Lynn Colepaugh,…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Redshirting your Kindergarten child


Sending your child off to school is complicated enough, but when you are given the choice whether to send them or hold them back, it becomes a much harder decision! Redshirting is a term used…

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Bedwetting, Potty Training, and Why Your Child might benefit from visiting a pelvic floor physiotherapist


Pelvic floor physiotherapist Katie Kelly returns to the Pickle Planet Podcast to talk about signs your child might benefit from a visit to her office. From early potty training to trying to hold everything in…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Pelvic Floors and More


You guys, there is SO much I didn’t know about pelvic floor health!! I had no idea that peeing even a little bit when you laugh or sneeze is NOT normal, that there’s something called…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Parenting and Pot


Adult recreational use of marijuana becomes legal in Canada on October 17, 2018 – and according to a survey commission by Moncton-based Organigram, parents in Atlantic Canada are feeling the most prepared to talk with…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Talking with Kids about Disability


This is one of our best episodes yet! Huge thanks to listener Lesley, who reached out suggesting an episode with tips on how to speak with her children entering kindergarten about the diversity of classmates…

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