My Pregnancy Story with Azan – Part 1

My Pregnancy Story with Azan – Part 1

How I found out... The husband was washing the last of the mugs as our friends had just left our little condo after an early dinner and post dinner chill session.  I was paralized in my tiny ensuite bathroom.   One dark pink line and a second faint pink line.   Maybe I should do it again. [...]

How to Travel Screen Free with a Toddler

How to Travel Screen Free with a Toddler

This past week we flew from Toronto to Cuba with a toddler. It was a three hour flight and I knew the plane was going to be too small to have personal screens at each seat.  My son has a pretty boisterous personality and constantly needs to be engaged in something or another. I was [...]

How I Got Baby to Sleep Through the Night

How I Got Baby to Sleep Through the Night

A baby who sleeps soundly through the night is a new mom's dream - see what I did there? Many of us spend countless nights up with our little ones in a daze as the baby wakes up wanting cuddles, milk or worse, to play. Will the day ever come when we can sleep a [...]

One month of missed moments…

In the last month I've missed so much sitting in my cubicle. Every day I've called to check up on you during my fifteen, half and fifteen.  Each call gave me an update of your daily routine."He's eating his oatmeal now""He's making a huge mess of my kitchen now... Oh.. He dropped a potato""He won't [...]

Mommy has to go to work.

How am I supposed to leave you behind? How will I ever get through my day not having your nubby little fingers grasp at sweatpants as you try to take big boy steps? Who am I going to share my morning oatmeal with? How am I going to concentrate on daily tasks when you are [...]

Hospital Bag Essentials

Hospital Bag Essentials

When I was pregnant I did a crazy amount of research about what to pack in my hospital bag. I looked everywhere and consulted as many new moms as I could find and let me just say, the suggestions were all over the place! Some of these women were self proclaimed over-packers and others were [...]

20 things no one tells you about pregnancy 

20 things no one tells you about pregnancy 

When I got pregnant, I wasn't naive to think that it would be the quintessential fainting - you're pregnant-minor morning sickness - craving random things - eating for two -cute maternitywear- suddenly water breaking - screaming labour - ending with a cute perfect baby - and makeup and hair still on point; that is so [...]