Village Voices

Pregnancy: A Journey to Total Bliss

Kimara Caballero-Morris carries her baby girl with grace. For each woman it is different. It is one of life's mysteries if you ask me. The result or destination is usually the same but that journey to getting there, is quite literally another story. For instance, if her pregnancy was anything to go by, Kimara Caballero-Morris should… Continue reading Pregnancy: A Journey to Total Bliss

Village Voices

Pregnancy: The Good, the Bad, the Frightening

Audia is about ready to pop Pregnancy is one heck of an experience. For some it’s butterflies and all things lovely, for others it is an experience that allows you to learn alot about yourself, your body and its strength. But no matter the encounter, the journey to parenthood is motivation enough to push (see… Continue reading Pregnancy: The Good, the Bad, the Frightening

Village Voices

What it’s like being pregnant: JC’s Story

In my first trimester, my stomach was my alarm clock. I vomited bile almost every morning before getting ready for work. The toilet bowl and I had a standing appointment. By the time I got to the office, I would feel like myself again until I got hungry. She (spoiler alert, it’s a girl!) was not pleased when she was hungry.

Child Development, Parenting, Working Parent

5 Activities to Entertain Children This Summer

School is out and it is time for the kiddies to TURN UP!  I’m playing, we are still in a pandemic, so this is turn up lite – kids edition. We know as parents it can be challenging switching from the schedule of school to seeing the kids laze around, watching TV all day, so… Continue reading 5 Activities to Entertain Children This Summer

Parenting, Working Parent

How to Work From Home with a Toddler

Ahhh, the serenity of working from home. No bustling to get ready for work, or missing breakfast to beat the traffic to be able to clock in on time. It's one some may call a slow morning, peaceful even, with a few moments to yourself just before you fire up the laptop and calmly settle… Continue reading How to Work From Home with a Toddler

Health & Wellness, Parenting

‘Me Time’ – Is it a selfish ask for parents?

There a so many opinions on becoming a parent but none prepare you for your inevitable need for a break from it all. And if you're like me, sometimes you just need the silence to recharge, spend some uninterrupted time with your thoughts or just be a bum for a day. That is completely okay...… Continue reading ‘Me Time’ – Is it a selfish ask for parents?