(without losing your sh*t)
Your relationships change after you have a baby – here’s how they changed for me.
This week on the blog we are talking about self care. When you’re a parent, it’s so important to carve out some time to attend to your own wellness. It is way too easy to put all your energy into your kids’ health and wellbeing and consequently neglect your own. I know, because that is… Continue reading My secret to getting my butt out the door and into gear
These days, I’m really starting to focus my attention on my own self-care. I am learning more and more that I need to take care of myself to be a good mother and partner, and I’m searching for new ways to improve my daily balance of caring for my physical and emotional state. I know… Continue reading Embrace the wild – my mantra for self care, finding balance and making time for what is important
Some of these challenges may seem obvious, but let me tell you, a lot of them took me completely by surprise!
I was inspired by Jackie’s post on admitting to be a stay-at-home mom, and I am struggling with finding the right term to describe my own role – for the most part, I am a SAHM, but I do also work occasionally. So where do I fall within these two definitions? Before I had Will,… Continue reading Defining roles: walking the line between working and staying home
This week has been a tough! The rain in Toronto has really brought my energy level down, which was troublesome considering my toddler’s energy was at an all time high without frequent visits to the park. To get through rainy mornings… and afternoons… we decided to take home-made stamps for a spin! I personally love printmaking,… Continue reading Fun with stamps!
Let’s talk about when it means to parent solo (whether it is for a day, a weekend, or even longer).
A little over a month ago, I breastfed my daughter for the last time. I was just about to leave her for five nights—the longest we had ever been apart. I knew that when I got back, she would no longer be nursing. I was ready, and I knew that she was ready, too. But… Continue reading I weaned my daughter cold turkey
When I discovered my son Will was faced with food allergies at less than a year old, I knew that this was only the beginning of a complicated journey for both of us around food. With his limitations in food choices due to his allergies, I was anxious that he would start to become picky and… Continue reading Facing picky eating with food allergies