At my baby shower, we received two baby bags, three baby blankets and countless envelopes with congratulatory cards stuffed with money. It was in that moment of taking stock of the haul that I realised two things: the first, is that we have really great friends and relatives who care about us, and the second,… Continue reading Money, Baby and You
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
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?
When we were growing up, it was Nick Jr and Disney Channel, but for this upcoming generation, nothing beats the convenience of a YouTube channel that has a limited number of advertisements (on YouTube Kids) and an unlimited supply of videos to watch. Looking for something to occupy your little one's time while you work?… Continue reading What do kids watch anyway? 5 Educational Shows to Watch
Becoming a parent is like the first time training for an extreme sport - there is a lot to learn and not much time to learn it all. Ultimately, the many twists and curveballs thrown your way is an enjoyable experience that builds character and motivates all that you do. In my almost two years… Continue reading 5 Lessons Becoming a Parent Taught Me
The first night home with my daughter, my husband and I rushed her back to the hospital because she started crying in the middle of the night and the whole breastfeeding thing was NOT working for me... Yes, they showed me what to do at the hospital before I left but with a wailing child in my ear, all that training went out the window.