I’m going to be upfront here: I live in a pretty upscale neighbourhood in Toronto. The kind of neighbourhood that has 3000 square foot homes worth…well, a lot. The kind of neighbourhood that has several gourmet grocery stores to choose from. The kind of neighbourhood that has a high fashion kids store where you can […]
I know it seems like nothing but sunshine and unicorns over here, but I think it’s time I shared something with you. Brace yourselves, this is a long one. I started this blog in an attempt to be authentic. To be as much of myself as I could, warts and all, and to laugh at […]
I have a beef. I know. Shocking, right? My issue is with the folks who see me walking around with baby C, or the Threenager or, even worse, BOTH of them, and they smile knowingly and say to me, “Enjoy every moment. It will be over before you know it!” Jesus fucking Christ.
You know that moment, after spending fifteen minutes tossing your baby in the air, and poking his belly and tickling him because his laugh is just. so. amazing? That moment when you’re reveling in the serotonin surge and general feeling-goodness that comes from listening to (and being the cause of!) a baby’s belly laugh? Enjoy […]
Yesterday afternoon, I was nursing baby C in our room like I do every day, when he started laughing. While he was breastfeeding. Suck suck. Giggle. Suck suck suck. Stop. Smile, milk dribbling out the sides of his mouth. Suck. Giggle again. Suck suck suck. For the life of me, I couldn’t figure out what […]
Breastfeeding For Dummies. Don’t you wish that book existed*? Some women are blessed with a child who’s born knowing what to do, when put on the breast. No troubles, from beginning to end. If you are one of those women, and you’re reading this right now, I nod my head to you, lucky woman, and […]