IF IT TAKES A VILLAGE, LET’S NOT DO IT ALONE

I just spent a month with my parents following the birth of my second child. After a not so pleasant experience with baby #1 I decided to take my mother up on her initial offer of caring for me full time while I recovered from the delivery and nine months of hellish pregnancy. It was... Continue Reading →

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MY TOP 5 ARTICLES ON WHAT MOTHERHOOD REALLY LOOKS LIKE

I'm about to become a mother for the second time and people keep asking me if I'm excited. In truth, I'm anxious and nervous as hell. The first time around I was living in ignorant bliss until finally the baby came and post natal realities shot down every false expectation of motherhood I had imagined.... Continue Reading →

FRIEND OR FOE? BECOMING A MOM WILL TELL

Becoming a parent is an extremely insightful experience. Beyond teaching you about yourself and your partner, it teaches you a lot about those around you. Relationships you've had for years that have been a large part of who you are can be tested once your life includes a whole new being, one who means more... Continue Reading →

HOW BECOMING A MOTHER TRAUMATIZED ME

It's true. I admit it. Every time the Huggies "power of hugs" commercial hits the screen I cover my face with my knees so my husband doesn't see me 😭. It’s not that I’m ashamed about displaying emotion, rather I'm afraid he might ask me why I'm crying and the question would force me to face the... Continue Reading →

SO WHEN’S THE NEXT ONE COMING?

It's a question most first time or, one time mothers will get. As soon as your first born starts to talk people begin asking when you'll push out another one. To be honest, the question doesn't really bother me. I'm not a stickler for privacy, especially since I myself haven't fully grasped the concept of boundaries... Continue Reading →

THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF CREATION

Saturday I spent the day learning to code at a free workshop hosted by Lighthouse Labs. I didn't do it because I want to become a programmer or build my own website from scratch (I have WordPress for that ;)). I participated because after a long stint of sitting in an office wearing black polyester pants under fluorescent lighting answering... Continue Reading →

PARENTS DESERVE TO EAT GOOD FOOD TOO!

Amidst the countless challenges I've faced over the last 3 years of being a mom...sleep deprivation, breastfeeding mishaps, failed attempts at disciplining and so on and so forth, I've always counted myself lucky that my husband and I could take baby girl to fairly nice restaurants. I'm not talking "family friendly" rotisserie chicken or burger... Continue Reading →

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