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My Favourite Reads of 2018

As we welcome the new year, it’s the perfect time to take a few moments to look back at our accomplishments over the past twelve months. What did we do? What did we see? And most importantly for us book-addicts, what did we read?

I, for one, set two goals for myself at the beginning of this year:

1. Have a baby. (CHECK.) 

and

2. Complete the 2018 Reading Challenge. (CHECK.) 

Over the past twelve months, I read my way through over 150 books and can happily say that I enjoyed a vast majority of them. The genres and authors were broader than usual, particularly since I participated in and completed my first reading challenge: 52 books in 52 weeks. (For a full list of said books, click here.)

And now, with January right around the corner, our 2019 Reading Challenge is set to begin in just a few days. For those planning on joining in, I am excited to share with you a few book recommendations to get you started!

In no particular order, here are FIFTEEN of my favourite reads from this past year:

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Top 3 Outings for a Baby Under One

Nine months into this whole baby thing and I finally feel as if I’ve gotten my sea legs. Suddenly day outings and activities don’t seem as daunting as they once did and my week is beginning to pile up with classes and play dates.

Although it’s getting easier as Alistair grows older, I sometimes find it challenging to find age appropriate activities for a little one who isn’t crawling or walking yet. And while I’m not sure he really cares where he is or what we’re doing (as long as he’s with mom) I still like to get out of the house and shake off the cabin fever every once in a while.

That being said, here’s my top three on the list of weekly activities for a baby under one:

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