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Postpartum bull crap

Postpartum bull crap

Postpartum, an adjective meaning ‘following childbirth’. According to Wikipedia there are 3 phases, the last one lasting up to 6 months. So does that mean that, following 6 months postpartum we (read “our bodies”) should have returned to our pre-baby Read more…


Leaving the house with 2 kids

2 kids

One thing I stressed about during my pregnancy was how I would leave the house with 2 kids. It stressed me out no end and I used to think up various scenarios and how I’d manage. You know what? Now Read more…


Friendships in motherhood

Making mom friends

Friendships is motherhood change from pre-children. Some will remain the same, some you lose and some need a bit of adjusting while others will be brand new. People without children don’t get it! They can’t be expected to as they’ve Read more…


When do I get 5 minutes to myself?

So I’m a mom to 2 boys; Tristan is 3,5 years old and Grayson is 8 weeks tomorrow. Grayson needs my constant attention and Tristan still needs quite a bit so when do I get 5 minutes to myself? As Read more…


The Wonder Weeks

Ever heard of or used The Wonder Weeks app? When I had Tristan I used this amazing & very insightful app to help us know when things would be a little tougher (than normal) and what to expect and, most Read more…


Hospital bag

I am 27 weeks pregnant and packing my hospital bag is something I am getting sorted now. Yes I know it seems a tad early, but with all the renovations going on I feel I need some sort of control Read more…


Mom 2 boys

So last night I couldn’t sleep. I’m going to be a mom to 2 boys and there’s a small part of me that’s sad & disappointed that I’m not having a girl. Now before you go all crazy on my Read more…


My ah-ha moment

Tristan is not well at the moment – he’s been vomiting since Sunday afternoon, his body is hot to the touch but no temp and has a cough which makes him vomit more! So for the last 2 nights I’ve Read more…


My anxieties

I decided not to take the clomid again. I’m waiting for an appointment confirmation with my psychologist. My mental health & wellbeing is more important and this whole situation is driving me dilly. But I’ve got real concerns about having Read more…


Pregnancy, lack thereof, secondary infertility and wellbeing

Here I sit, day 28 of my cycle that’s also day 1. It was day 28 until about 4:00pm, then it became day 1. I’m sad. I’m heartsore. I feel like a failure. But I know it’s not my fault. Read more…