Category: Personal Stuff

Why I Don’t Dress My Twins In Matching Outfits

People ask me a lot why I don’t dress my babies in matching outfits and the simple answer is: Because I don’t want to. Ok, Ok, perhaps the simple version is a bit too snarky so allow me to explain. It seems pretty common… Continue Reading “Why I Don’t Dress My Twins In Matching Outfits”

The First Month With Twins

One month down. I don’t believe I ever officially announced that the babies were born here on this blog. New mom-brain. And epic fail to not even announce your babies on a mom blog. A little over a month ago, my twin baby girls… Continue Reading “The First Month With Twins”

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”

Mom-Friendly Fall Fashion Ideas

Right now in mid-August it’s hard to imagine Fall is right around the corner, but it definitely is and will be here before we know it. And though technically fashion isn’t my main focus here on Motherhood In Progress, nor something I’m particularly skilled… Continue Reading “Mom-Friendly Fall Fashion Ideas”

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”

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?”

Finding Out I’m Carrying Mono-di Twins, What That Means and How It changes Pregnancy

(Feature photo by Edwin Ariel Valladares from Pexels) When I recently found out I’m pregnant, it was a pretty big shock. Only because of how long it took to get pregnant and I had somewhat given up, of course, not because I’m somehow unaware of how babies… Continue Reading “Finding Out I’m Carrying Mono-di Twins, What That Means and How It changes Pregnancy”

Why I Didn’t Pierce My Daughter’s Ears When She Was A Baby

I am obsessed with long hair.  When my daughter was young, she had the most amazing hair; long, and curly and bright red. It’s still red, but now she wears it cut short, because that’s what she prefers. “But wait,” you might be thinking,… Continue Reading “Why I Didn’t Pierce My Daughter’s Ears When She Was A Baby”