There are some things they simply do not mention in those imposing thick pregnancy journals they sell in the "Baby Shower" sections of bookstores.Read More
How do you watch Netflix? When times are really tough, like when I graciously let my kid watch her Netflix favourites on the "big tv", I snuggle in beside her on the couch and screw in my earbuds so I can watch my shows on my iPad.
I don’t want to brag, but after four years at the position, I am now a very good Mom. This has nothing to do with effort, tactics, instincts or passion for the job. This has everything to do with me being open to asking for help when I get stuck, having the luxury to take breaks when I need them, and having a child who 99% of the time will do what I ask.
Crazy, right? I read other Parenting Blogs and I am on Facebook, aka Ground Zero for letting off steam when your kid is being an asshole, so I know how lucky I am.Read More
Kids will take everything you value, steal it and smear it with goo – your free time, sleep, elegant time spent alone taking a poop. But the upside is rich.
I'm not talking about the beautiful way they make you see life anew through their eyes or how they make your heart walls pulse a little more readily. Nope. Kids are worth it because they are a 24/7 Get out of Jail Free Card.Read More
Even though at parties I have made mighty claims (over protesting voices) that staying in a cabin is STILL camping, I am not a total priss. I could survive the cold offerings of a cruel world if push came to hearty shove. How do I know this?Read More
The other day I was trying to teach Stella the concept of “opposites.” The Internet tells me she should know this before Kindergarten.
In vs out.
Boys vs girls.
Bacon vs bitter sad vegetarians.Read More