Motherhood has shaped me, changed me, tested my limits, and taught me lessons. I am so lucky (and it is luck) to have a healthy toddler to call me, Mom. This growing, beautiful babe, still feels very much a part of me, like my arms or my legs. She is my heart and soul (and... Continue Reading →
5 Things You Will Find in a Mom’s Facebook Group
The first rule of a Mom's Facebook Group is that you can't talk about the Mom's Facebook Group, here's hoping I don't get kicked out. As a new mom I joined a number of local and national groups and let me tell you, the entertainment value is high. While there is a lot of practical... Continue Reading →
Thought I’d be a cool mom. Spoiler Alert: I’m not.
It's not like I was astonishingly cool before I had a baby but I certainly wasn't the top notch weirdo I am today. In all honesty, I'm not exactly sure how I pictured myself as a mother, I just know that I have started doing things I never thought I would. I use the phrase... Continue Reading →
10 Things That Surprised Me About Labour
And I thought pregnancy was a wild ride! I have come to the conclusion that nothing, literally nothing, can prepare you for labour and delivery. My sister described it as the craziest 24 hours of her life, and I am going to have to agree. In the spirit of my last post, and to spare... Continue Reading →
10 Things That Surprised Me About Being Pregnant
Being pregnant is pretty wild and no matter how many books you read or apps you download there are bound to be some surprises along the way. (Ok, so I only read one book... but I have TWO apps...) At just less than two weeks to my due date I am currently on the home stretch (not... Continue Reading →
You’re Going To Have The Best Dad
Dear baby girl, You might not know it yet, but you're a pretty lucky lady. As you and I spend all of our time together there is someone else who is anxiously awaiting your arrival, and he's pretty awesome. (You might remember him from that time he tried to listen to your heartbeat and you... Continue Reading →
Pregnant in real life.
I found out I was pregnant on a Sunday afternoon, by Wednesday night I was certain that I wasn't anymore. For the last four months I have gone back and forth a million times about whether or not I should write about this experience. It's nice to live in a world where being pregnant is just a... Continue Reading →
Coming back, when you’ve let yourself go.
I'm writing to you from a place I have been before. I'm writing to you because maybe, just maybe you've been here too. I'm writing to you because quite frankly, I need a bit of a kick in the ass. Here we go... I had the best summer. A little bit stressful, a little bit... Continue Reading →