When I got pregnant, I didn’t realize how many of the people I knew would be experts on the state of my uterus. From the all-knowing smirks to the “You ain’t seen nothing yet” eyerolls I have been receiving in response to all the (I’m sure well-meaning!) inquiries into my well-being, I can tell now… Read More Lifehack: 5 Tips to Help You Speak to Pregnant Women
Ah, the lazy days of summer: playing outside all day, going on adventures with friends, and taking extended family vacations to somewhere sandy… (insert record scratch here) Not for this working mom, and sadly, not for my daughter. What does summertime mean to me? It means trying to find time to take vacation in between… Read More What Summer Time Means to Me
The holidays can be so stressful. The shopping, finding the perfect gift for the friend or family member who literally has everything; it can really take the fun out of all of the celebrations, and the actual act of giving. There is so much pressure for everything to be ‘perfect’ that it becomes almost… Read More Planning a Party? Evite Has You Covered!
As I get older, I find myself thinking a lot more about my community. I own a home now and have a toddler daughter; I pay more attention to what goes on in my neighbourhood, in my town. I wish it wasn’t true, but I never gave a lot of thought to giving back to… Read More Community: Giving Back, Toddler Style
Today is my 3.5-year old’s last day at her home daycare, and I have been crying all day. The home daycare she has been in since she was a year and one day old has been wonderful. A good friend of mine opened her home to run a daycare shortly before I was ready to… Read More Leaving Home Daycare for Preschool: Breaking Up is Hard to Do