motherhood · parenthood

If You Give a Mom a Minute

You know that story, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie? Isn’t motherhood like that sometimes, only with less cookies and more chores?

Pregnancy and Beyond

5 Reasons Why Shopping for Maternity Wear is the Worst

Although I still have a few pieces of maternity wear hanging around in a ball in my closet from my first pregnancy, I recently decided to hit the mall to treat myself. And what a treat it was.

Pregnancy and Beyond

The Second Time Around

Having a second baby is exciting and terrifying, just like it was the first time around…only different.

parenthood · tips · Uncategorized

The Challenges of Dining Out With a Toddler (And Why We Love Ripe Tomato Pizza!)

Remember when you were childless, and going out for dinner meant sitting at a romantic table for two, gazing lovingly into the eyes of your partner as you leisurely sipped at your wine and let the hours stretch out before you as you indulged in deep and meaningful conversation over appetizers and entrees? Remember when… Continue reading The Challenges of Dining Out With a Toddler (And Why We Love Ripe Tomato Pizza!)

parenthood

Can We Cool It With the Countdowns?

Do you ever feel like you’re so busy counting down to things in the future that you forget to appreciate today?

My Favourite Things · parenthood

The BBC Broadcast Dad (and Mom) are All of Us

By now, you, your grandma, and your long-dead pet hamster have all seen the video of the BBC News broadcast where a professor’s cover gets blown and the world discovers his true identity as a parent who is only pretending to have it all together. Moments after the initial shock of seeing not one, but two children bust… Continue reading The BBC Broadcast Dad (and Mom) are All of Us

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26 Ways to Keep Yourself and Your Baby Entertained on Maternity Leave

At first, I named this post, “26 Ways to Keep Busy on Maternity Leave”, but I quickly changed that title because I realized that keeping busy on leave isn’t really all that hard. There are always tons of chores to do around the house, and having a baby means you are always on the go. I wasn’t… Continue reading 26 Ways to Keep Yourself and Your Baby Entertained on Maternity Leave