The early months of both of my kids’ lives were not easy. My daughter had colic and my son was as fussy as they come. I remember how many people back then tried to tell me to enjoy those days. “They grow so fast," they said. "Savour this time,” they urged me. It was probably the most obnoxious … [Read more...]
Parenting A Newborn Is Just Like A Harry Potter Movie
Harry Potter is a timeless franchise, the kind you wish would never end (just like the days when your kid is still super cute and can't talk yet). J.K. Rowling created a series that is truly magical, just like the experience of raising children. Some parenting moments are more wizard-like than … [Read more...]
I should be sleeping
OK so I'm a month in on baby #2 and I am utterly exhausted. Breastfeeding is a workout and I'm only getting two and a half hours of solid sleep at a time. Clearly the Hubs and I didn't think this through (I'm joking of course!). Fortunately I'm taking it easy and not beating myself up like I did the … [Read more...]
I used to be Her.
As usuaI, I had dashed into the grocery store to pick up something last-minute for dinner and was walking back to my car. That's when I saw her.She was struggling, with one hand, to collapse her new stroller into the trunk of her car. In her other hand, a carseat with a precious … [Read more...]