When I was on mat leave with my son, my office shut down and I ended up with an involuntary, very, very extended maternity leave while I looked for work. It was an extremely stressful time in my life. I was carrying baby weight and the burden of needing to find work while, at the same time, having … [Read more...]
Adventures In Bra-Fitting
Save for the months when my bosom was filled to bursting with milk for my babies, I have always been a small-chested girl. (This photo blows me away every time. My first baby was a couple weeks old and my boobs hung like anvils from my chest. Those postpartum days were CRAZY.) All through … [Read more...]
I Just Had a Baby. Four Years Ago.
You know how after you have a baby you also have a messy house and a poochy stomach and dark bags under your eyes for a while? Well, I'm just wondering when the "I just had a baby!" excuse expires. My house is still messy, my stomach still poochy and my bags as black as the (sleepless) night … [Read more...]
We are one week into this whole "I have three kids!" deal and things have been going well. There's no way I'd be able to say that if it weren't for all the help and support we've been flooded with, however. Steve's mom took our older girls for many playdates and sleepovers in the first few days and … [Read more...]