It’s Been a Long, Tough Summer

Hello…it’s been a while. I’ve been busy. I gave birth to twin girls over a month ago. They were born at 30 weeks plus 6 days. The doctors won’t allow me to round up to 31 weeks as apparently that one day makes a huge difference. I’ve written this entry a hundred times and each…

My Life in Cute Yoga Pants – The Not-So Yummy Mummy 

My son is now almost 14 months old. After my first year of being a mother I can say that almost every aspect of my life has changed. Most of it is for the better…except one part. When I had visions of myself as a mum (long before I was even pregnant) I always thought…

Flying with a Baby: Tips from a mum who’s been there.

Many people love to travel but if you’re a new mum, the prospect of taking a baby on a plane (especially a long-haul flight) can be terrifying. Being a Canadian living in the UK, I have to travel frequently to see my family back home. My little guy was just 3.5 months old when he…

Getting your body back….or not…post pregnancy.

This isn’t a post about my triumphant return to pre-pregnancy form. This is a real-life version of how much it hurts and how much time it takes an average gal (I consider myself an average body size) to get back into her ‘pre-pregnancy’ jeans. It takes months. Seriously…months. Now I’m not writing this to discourage…

Go back to work or stay home?

It’s a question that a lot of us mums are asking ourselves as our mat-leaves come to an end. Is it worth going back to work? I write this, sitting at my computer at home, with my 9-month-old son playing with some toys beside me in his high-chair. He’s so damn cute. (yes, I realize I’m bias)….