Archive for tag 'parenthood'


A Letter to my Second

My Beautiful Girl, You are delightful. You, with your ear to ear smile that you share so easily, light up every room you enter. You are quite possibly the happiest, most content baby I have ever met, and we are so incredibly thankful for your presence in our lives. You are only 3 months old, […]


My first kid never did that….

Every child is different and unique; they are born their own person. How many times have you heard this? I’ve heard it about a billion times in my life and it’s something almost everyone has likely experienced or witnessed first hand. And while I knew this to be true, I didn’t really KNOW it to […]


A Letter to My First

My sweet boy, You are a joy. That is really the only way to describe you. A joy. You have boundless energy and an adventurous spirit.  You are silly and mischievous, and are friendly in a way I am envious of. To you, everyone is a friend, and I dread the day that I have […]


Changing My Attitude Towards Holidays

You know how people tell you that when you become a parent everything changes? And how, before you actually become a parent you kind of roll your eyes because of course it does, why are you telling me that? And then, when you actually become a parent you can’t stop sitting there thinking how crazy it […]

Marriage, Babies, and Transitions…

I’ve been doing some thinking about transitions and how to get through them. About the stresses of newborns and new siblings. About the differences between the first time and the second. My partner and I are not experts in this department; we certainly don’t manage to handle things perfectly all of the time. But we are […]


The last six months: where we’ve been

I cannot believe it’s been six months since I’ve posted; to say I’ve been busy is a bit of an understatement! Even though my days feel nonstop, life has been good – really good. But let me backtrack a bit, because a lot has happened since my last blog post! I have a three-year-old now!  […]


Expectations vs. Reality: Year 1

Before you have a child, there is absolutely no way to predict how your life is going to change. You can dream and anticipate all you want, but nothing will ever truly prepare you for how much your world will be turned upside-down. I know there were quite a few pre-conceived notions I had about […]

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