Looking back on the past seven months, I’ve had to face some truths about myself. In more ways than one I am extremely blessed. Lucky. Fortunate. The human body is such a miracle and the changes that a woman’s body instinctively makes to support new life is nothing short of incredible. So I confess. I […]
For me, the journey to motherhood has been exciting, rewarding, stressful, fun, and downright hard work. My whole life seems to centre around this tiny person that captures my every thought and my entire heart. It’s hard to describe what pregnancy feels like for a first-time-mom. And if you’re anything like me you obsessively track […]
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 […]
What I’m about to share with you saved me from giving up on breastfeeding. If you are struggling with getting your baby to latch on this could be just about the only latch advice you will need. Here goes!
Mr. Grey turning 4 months couldn’t come fast enough. He had a bed time routine that was working well for us but I was soooo excited when he finally reached 4 months old, sleep training age!!! *If your little one isn’t quite at that age yet but you want to get a head start on sleep […]
The “Check up” method of sleep training was a good medium for me. I didn’t feel like I was ‘abandoning him in his time of need’ like most moms feel when they let there baby cry.
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.
Circumcision… A touchy subject, I know, and what does that have to do with breastfeeding?? Well, I’m getting there!!