Getting anything done with a baby around can be challenging. That’s why I’m always looking for mommy tips and hacks. I’m also always on the hunt for quick yummy recipes that work for us all. I turned to some real moms for quick and easy […]
First time mum tips and hacks for sanity in the first three to six months especially I’ve written previously about some of the things that can put a mother down aka drive her crazy! I know I’m not alone in any of the points I […]
I did not spend as much time with either of my grandmothers as my siblings did. I’m sure that’s why thinking of Grandparents Day makes me consider my parents’ relationships with my nieces and nephews and my own daughter rather than my personal relationship with […]
That’s life, deal with it. There’s nothing more emotionally draining and dissatisfying for me than to hear the words “That’s life. Deal with it.” Especially when they’re coming from the person you’ve decided to “do life” with. If “deal with it” means just go with […]
The last miscarriage was in the summer of 2007 and by that point I had accepted I would be a mum to just my son who was now 6 years old. I was sad for him as I hated the idea that he wouldn’t have a brother or sister. I was an only child and always felt so lonely and never really felt like I had that person that had my back.
Based on these and the questions from Part 1, the general topics that seem to arise surround stress management, childhood experiences and handling interactions with extended family/in-laws.