lifestyle · parenting

The Day I Made a Decision for Change


Recently I’ve been doing some thinking about my life, specifically the relationships I have with people. Which made me see things in a more transparent manner because I realized how much dead weight I was carrying with me. Dead weight might seem like a harsh word to use, but honestly, that’s how it felt; feeling…… Continue reading The Day I Made a Decision for Change

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This Mother’s Day, Let’s EMBRACE Our Strength


Before I became a mama, I read and researched anything and everything I could to make sure I was prepared for our Monster. While it prepared me in theory (although some days I couldn’t remember anything I had read), it didn’t prepare for everything. The days that flowed into weeks of sleepless nights, the teething…… Continue reading This Mother’s Day, Let’s EMBRACE Our Strength

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16 Things to Love about Your Newborn


With Gremlin and Monster’s birthdays around the corner, I found myself thinking about how much they have grown up again. I think about this often actually, but when birthdays are around the corner, it’s just filled with so many more emotions.  Which usually takes me down memory lane where I go through every one of…… Continue reading 16 Things to Love about Your Newborn

parenting · pregnancy

So… Are You Ready for a Baby?


Having a baby is a life changing decision. As with every major decision in life, it shouldn’t be taken lightly. Bringing a baby into the world is a lifelong commitment and once you’re on your way, there’s no turning back. It’s also not the type of decision that is made from having one discussion with…… Continue reading So… Are You Ready for a Baby?

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11 Tips to Get the Best out of Your Maternity Leave


Maternity leave is a wonderful time for you and your baby to bond, to get to know each other a little and to start setting in some routines. On the same note, it’s no picnic in the park, and having experienced it twice (one not working and one working), I can vouch to that. Today,…… Continue reading 11 Tips to Get the Best out of Your Maternity Leave

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Having Kids Means Having a Messy House


If you ever walk into my house, you won’t find a perfect picture. You’ll walk into a scene filled with toys lying all over the living room floor, some spillage stains on the tiles, laundry baskets full of folded up clothes under the stairs, our homeschool activities lying all over the kitchen table and a…… Continue reading Having Kids Means Having a Messy House

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9 Ways Older Siblings Can Help with a New Baby


I remember when I was a few months pregnant with Gremlin, I started worrying about how I would manage two kids, a career and a household (and Hubby Byren of course). How was I going to attend to two kids at the same time? Sure, Monster was already semi-independent but he still needed my help…… Continue reading 9 Ways Older Siblings Can Help with a New Baby