Last year was quite a whirl wind, and when it ended I was completely relieved. From starting my career, the birth of our son, getting our older kids into sports and even seeing our oldest graduate from high school, the year was definitely NOT short on life changing and exciting events. My biggest struggle getting […]
After a much needed move clear across the country, just over a year of settling into our new Albertan lifestyle, and finally finding a design related job that I could see myself advancing in, life took a sudden and sharp, hard left.
SURPRISE!!! YOUR PREGNANT!!!
All of that energy that would be expended by them was absorbed by me and I would be on overload, wanting to, rather needing to shut down. I realized it was making me a cranky, less attentive and frustrated mom…So I took drastic measures and ran away!
When I had my first, Ms. Aly, I wanted to buy every gadget and gizmo there was available. Unfortunately I wasn’t financially able to give into my wants so we got by with the minimum and I mean bare minimum! Baby number two was a bit more fortunate and I was gifted some baby tech […]
If you’ve got school age children you are bound to get sick at least once this season! You may be able to dodge it with an hourly ritual of hand sanitizer, disinfectant spray, a paper mask and quarantining your kids to their rooms, but chances are the sneezing, sniffling, coughing and a pile of tissue will be in your future.
Recently I took my first plane ride to Toronto, and I did it with a baby in tow! Travelling with Mr. Grey at this particular time was a bit frustrating… I wasn’t planning on taking his entire nursery with us on the plane…
At 33 years old, it often comes as a shock to people when I tell them I’ve never been on a plane before. The woman sitting next to me didn’t seem too amused that she had to sit next to someone with a baby and this time Mr. Grey was awake and alert, screeching… just for fun! There was nothing I could do!
Well everyone… Christmas has gone and the New Year is finally here, and after all the commotion, “vacation”, and the kids being home for weeks, it is time to finally get back to “normal” life. But before I do, I want to share what I learned about myself this 2016 and maybe you learned some of the […]
Is your little one fighting daytime sleep? Mine did for sure! He would only take naps if he was bounced, while being held in the football hold, and I or my hubby was walking…and walking… and walking! That’s a lot of hoops to jump through for a nap.
It was the pain! I couldn’t understand how anyone could do that to themselves even though the nurses would tell me the pain would go away, I was not convinced. So with baby number 3, my 3rd and final, I was determined to make it happen.
I had baby fever and I had it BAAADD! When I was planning on having my first baby, my heart ached for a girl! Don’t want to leave it to chance?
Circumcision… A touchy subject, I know, and what does that have to do with breastfeeding?? Well, I’m getting there!!
Modern cloth diapers can seem quite daunting for new parents, heck even for veterans who have never used cloth diapers before. (that was me!!) Once you understand how a cloth diaper works it really isn’t that scary. There are many styles of cloth diapers like pocket, fitted and flats. Each have different qualities that make […]
Are you thinking about cloth diapering your little one? Not sure weather to make them or buy them? Here are some things to consider that may help you make a decision.
One of the most common frustrations mom’s with young children have is the constant opportunity for stains. It is almost guaranteed… If you are on Pinterest as much as I am, I’m sure you have seen this homemade stain remover floating around that people claim works like magic. It is made with only 2 ingredients!