Motherhood

‘Roommate Wanted’ {Going from One Child to Two!}

April 29, 2013

As I was washing laundry the other day, listening to my boys playing happily and giggling, it dawned on me that we had finally found our groove. My eldest son came into the kitchen where I was folding with an activity book and instantly started asking an array of questions, most of them irrelevant and […]

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“Infertility is a funny beast.” | Thoughts On Infertility, Loss, Pregnancy And Motherhood

April 24, 2013

Thank you Sarah, for sharing your thoughts and experiences. Infertility is a funny beast; it affects your life in so many different ways. We had issues conceiving our first child, spent almost 30 months trying to conceive and had begun the testing process that had showed up a few issues. Miraculously I found out I […]

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“I figured this was just how things were supposed to be.” {A Story Of Postpartum Depression}

April 20, 2013

I know that postpartum depression isn’t something that people LOVE to talk about. It’s uncomfortable for so many reasons. Some people like to carry on as if it doesn’t exist and harass and insult women struggling with it. For some reason, there is an extra stigma attached to it. Having depression is ‘acceptable’ but having […]

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My Postpartum Body {A Poem}

April 7, 2013

Once upon a time, My skin was smooth. Unscarred. It stretched trimly Over firm muscles And created soft dips down between bones. My hips were tight and narrow. My breasts were small and neat. But with the energy of new life, Every cell in my body was changed And forgot the old ways of being. […]

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The Strength of Words

April 3, 2013

“But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” – George Orwell I woke up in a daze and headed to go to the bathroom for the 3rd time that morning. I couldn’t believe it was already the 3rd trip this morning, come on, I was only 12 weeks pregnant. The baby isn’t that […]

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Breaking Down Boxes – A Follow-up PPD Post!

April 1, 2013

I cannot tell all of you who commented on my guest post on Post-Partum Depression (PPD) how much all of your comments meant to me. Somehow January always seems to re-share my guest post on days where I am having an extra tough time and just reading your thanks and knowing that I am not […]

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Hello Aunt Flo {And Toxins?}

March 27, 2013

Lets talk about PERIODS. Cycles. The Curse. Aunt Flo. Your Monthly Visitor. You know…that thing. The thing you were most likely taught to hide at all costs and were so afraid to be shamed about, be it from a stain on your pants to an “odor”, to hell…just being a woman. Now readers – this […]

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Questions You Have but are Too Afraid to Ask {Lesbian-Parent Edition}

March 27, 2013

[Please keep in mind that these opinions are mine, with some help from my partner and a couple of other lesbian mums, and do not reflect the opinions of every lesbian mother on the planet. Some other women might share my opinions and agree with my ideas, and some might not. Such is life. Please […]

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D-MER {No, You Are Not Crazy}

March 27, 2013

We all hear about the joys of breastfeeding. The bonding, the flow of love hormones, and the feeling of accomplishment that often comes to mothers upon reaching goals. Breastfeeding can be tough the first weeks of your baby’s life (or longer), but after that it is smooth sailing right? This promise of positive emotional connections […]

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Don’t Wait to Be the Parent You Want to Be, Do it Now

February 26, 2013

This started as a FB update and just took off, so I put it into a blog post. Going to share a raw moment with you. Last night I was looking for a picture and you know how that goes…you end up sitting for an hour or two looking through old pictures, even after you’ve […]

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