Category: Motherhood

Personal Updates (+ Pictures!)

This blog has been a little quiet lately as I’ve been focusing on other projects as well as growing these babies. So I thought rather than posting about any specific topic, I’d just post a quick update here as well as maybe link to… Continue Reading “Personal Updates (+ Pictures!)”

How Do You Make Friends When You’re A Mom?

(Featured Photo by Elina Fairytale from Pexels) I met a woman at the grocery store recently and we struck up a conversation. She was enjoying a rare solo shopping trip since she has twins at home, I was shopping with my teenager while rather pregnant with twins… Continue Reading “How Do You Make Friends When You’re A Mom?”

Why You Should Solo Road Trip With Your Kids

Photo by Dominika Roseclay from Pexels

I took my first solo road trip with my daughter when she was only a year old. We drove from where we were living at the time – in the Okanagan Valley, B.C. – to visit a friend in Calgary, Alberta. Roughly a 10… Continue Reading “Why You Should Solo Road Trip With Your Kids”

Self Care For Moms

I follow a fair amount of mom groups and blogs and a common theme I see repeated a lot is that moms don’t get their needs met as often as they should. This is obviously a problem a lot of moms can relate to,… Continue Reading “Self Care For Moms”

Motherhood Is Not A Competitive Sport

(Photo by cottonbro from Pexels) Yeah, I said it. Motherhood is not a competitive sport. Some mom’s seem to have not gotten that memo though. Myself included sometimes. I’m not immune to getting stuck in the trap of at the very least mentally competing… Continue Reading “Motherhood Is Not A Competitive Sport”

Regretting Motherhood

(Feature image by Kat Jayne from Pexels) The first time I heard of a woman admitting she regretted motherhood, I was horrified. “What kind of a monster regrets the existence of the children she chose to bring into the world?” (I thought at the time. It is… Continue Reading “Regretting Motherhood”

Trying to Find Gender Neutral Baby Names

Featured photo by Kristina Paukshtite from Pexels I spend far more time than I probably should on websites like Nameberry – even though I do use it mostly for naming characters when I’m working on a new story – I just really like names. I love the… Continue Reading “Trying to Find Gender Neutral Baby Names”

Lessons Motherhood Has Taught Me

(Feature Photo by Flora Westbrook from Pexels) Motherhood has been a wild journey, so far. It’s interesting to look back at what I expected about parenting from before I ever had even the thought of having kids, or from when I first found out I was pregnant,… Continue Reading “Lessons Motherhood Has Taught Me”

What’s On Your Summer Bucket List?

(Photo by Ylanite Koppens from Pexels) Apologies for the absence, dear readers. Pregnancy, heatwaves, moving (during said heatwaves!) and a million other things has made sitting down to write about as unappealing as…well a very unappealing thing. I don’t know. It’s still very hot… Continue Reading “What’s On Your Summer Bucket List?”

Am I Still Infertile Now That I’m Pregnant?

(Feature photo by Brett Sayles from Pexels) Being pregnant – finally! – after a long stretch of infertility is a roller coaster of emotions. You’d think it would be nothing but happiness, but there’s a healthy dose of other feelings, many unexpected. Surprise, shock, joy, relief, worry,… Continue Reading “Am I Still Infertile Now That I’m Pregnant?”