Tag: Motherhood

How To Encourage Your Teenager To Talk To You?

(Feature Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels) A big worry for parents when faced with raising teenagers (and even preteens sometimes!) is how do you get them to talk to you? Teenagers can be secretive, mysterious creatures. They can be moody and temperamental, prone to fly off… Continue Reading “How To Encourage Your Teenager To Talk To You?”

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?”

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”

The Absolute Hell That Was Naming My Daughter

(The gorgeous featured image for this post is by Amina Filkins from Pexels) It should have been easy. All the typical hurdles of naming a person didn’t really apply to me. One of the perks of being a soon-to-be single mom is that there’s no one to… Continue Reading “The Absolute Hell That Was Naming My Daughter”

7 Signs That You’re a Great Mom

Signs You're A Good Mom Motherhood In Progress Blog Post

What does it mean to be a good mom, exactly? Here are 7 signs that you might be a good mom