As a first time mom, you’ve got no idea what is waiting for you when your baby finally enters the world. And from every side of the universe, you’re thrown with advice. Moms. Grandmoms. Aunts. Friends. You hear some of the advice and you think to yourself, “Is that even real?” and “Is this possible?”.…… Continue reading The Worst Baby Advice I Have Received
I went Winter shopping for the boys this weekend. Taking Monster with me, we made it an outing experience. We compared jerseys to each other, commented on the colours and bought the ones he liked the most. Monster really enjoyed making decisions on his own items and seemed impressed with some of his new t-shirts…… Continue reading To the Mom who Judged My Kid’s Clothes
Hi Monster, What an interesting start to the year it has been. So much growth and motivation for more growth has been seen. What can I say, you’re about 75% potty trained. And you didn’t want to sit and pee like the norm does. Nope. You didn’t even want to…… Continue reading Talk with Toddler: 43 Months
My dear Monster, What’s news in your life? There are a few things I’d like to share this month with you, about you. You’ve grown up so much already, even though I know we still have a long way to go. My heart sings with happiness when I see how much you have come out…… Continue reading Talk with Toddler: 40 Months
Some parents will argue that you can spoil a child from a very young age with too much holding, hugging and kissing. Others will argue that there’s no way that you can spoil a child with love because that’s the only language they understand from such a young age. I stand for the second reasoning.…… Continue reading Bad Mama: “Cling Cling” – Round Two
There are people out there that are okay with change, and others that feel their whole life thrown upside down because of change. Monster is the second kind. He does not adapt well to change. It’s like walking into a hurricane of crying, screaming and tantrums. So of course for almost three years, he was…… Continue reading Change is a Problem Here
Gremlin is just over a week old and already someone asked me if I want another baby… “My goodness, just because I have a fresh scar, doesn’t mean I want it reopened again.” When I heard the question leave her mouth, I laughed nervously. Then I tried to come up with an escape plan to avoid…… Continue reading No, thank you, please!