I don’t want to hear some drunk executive yelling abuse at his new trophy wife across the table, but in a similar vein, I don’t want to hear a grade three student complaining they don’t want to eat calamari.
1. New moms use feet like they’re hands. I’ve become quite good at picking things up with my feet. If Baby Boo is having a day where he only wants to be held by me, and will only fall asleep on me, then I find myself constantly grabbing things with my feet and toes. iPhone, blankie,… Read More »
Entrepreneurial Moms: Carolyn Sinclair, Co-Founder of Fifty-Seven Family Learning and Wellness Centre
Carolyn Sinclair is the co-founder of Fifty-Seven Family Learning & Wellness Centre, offering family-centered education and support from pregnancy to preschool. (Where I took my awesome prenatal parenting class!) She’s mom to two-and-a-half-year-old Benny and six-month-old Lucy. Carolyn’s tips for new moms: 1. Slow down and embrace baby’s schedule As a mother of two little ones I… Read More »
A woman’s due date is a guesstimate at best. It gives the mom-to-be, and everyone around her, something to fixate on, to feel comforted by. If a baby arrives before his or her due date, they’re considered “early.” If baby comes after, well then, by god, they’re “late!” This labelling, in itself, puts a weird sense… Read More »
This year, two years after our son was born, my husband and I decided to once again give the baby dance a whirl. A week into January I was awoken by severe nausea, but not wanting to put the proverbial horse before his cart, and still several days before it would be possible to test, I decided to… Read More »
I’ll admit it, I love Valentine’s Day. Somehow no amount of heart-day haters or anti-consumerists have been able to convince me that V-Day should be any less fun now than it was when I was five years old. Even if it was just an excuse to eat unforgivable amounts of chocolate, how could that be… Read More »