One Year of Motherhood

One Year of Motherhood

It's been a year. One year ago today I was laying in the same bathtub listening to the same playlist, crying. Today I'm crying because the emotions of the realization that my baby has completed his first year earthside have finally hit me. Then I was crying from exhaustion, from the realization that contractions are [...]

Asking For Help

Asking For Help

I have been raised to be a very independent person. This independence has helped me flourish in life - I paid my way through university, started up my own business, traveled, and to this day, am creating the life that I want for myself and my family. All great things. But being such a highly [...]

Baby’s First Painting

Baby’s First Painting

It rains a LOT in the lower mainland. So I decided it's time to step up my mama game and start introducing Sawyer to the wonderful world of arts & crafts! With a little inspiration from Pinterest, together, we worked on an abstract painting! I say together because I did all the hard work (prepping, [...]

Baby’s Night Before Christmas

Baby’s Night Before Christmas

'Twas the night before Christmas and in my townhouse, All the creatures were stirring... Including my spouse. The presents were purchased and wrapped with great care, Cause let's just be honest, Santa ain't gonna be there. The baby was swaddled, all warm in his crib, Eyes open wide, drooling all over his bib. Both in [...]

Sleep Training

Sleep Training

In my short time being a mother, I've noticed that with every new stage that the baby enters, the mother is inevitably flooded with decisions. When they are born, we decide on a name. When they are a month or so, we decide if we will introduce a soother. When they enter the fourth month [...]

Four Month Regression Woes

Four Month Regression Woes

I have legitimate reasons for not writing in the last two months. Not that I really need to explain myself. I mean, this really is just a hobby blog. To my tens of followers who actually read my ramblings, most of you know why I've been MIA from the blogosphere. Believe it or not, but [...]