It’s not the work…It’s the worry!

It's NOT the work...it's the worry! It’s not the piles of laundry, the making meals, the picking up toys, the million car seat buckle ups, diaper changes, brushing teeth and washing hair..it’s not the bedtime stories, the million questions, the playdates, the drop-offs or the rocking babies to sleep….I mean yes all these things are… Continue reading It’s not the work…It’s the worry!

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Maybe your best…is good enough.

We all know mom guilt is real! I do my best to fight it but I often find myself feeling torn…and far too often I am too hard on myself. A perfect example happened just this week…it was a day both kids (ages 3 &1.5) were home all day and my littlest was sick...like super… Continue reading Maybe your best…is good enough.

A Perfectly Imperfect Journey…

I always say everyone’s journey to and through parenthood is different and I pride myself in supporting families on whatever that journey may be…but what does this really mean? This week in particular my discussions with very different families in various stages of their journey has really highlighted what this means and how important it is. Some women’s… Continue reading A Perfectly Imperfect Journey…

It’s that TIME again; Dealing with the Dreaded Time Change…

It’s that time of year again.. time to “fall back” and change the clocks. A whole extra hour of glorious sleep... haha just kidding you’re a parent! It’s actually amazing how reliably my youngest wakes up at 5:50am on the dot! So, while the clocks turning back used to mean an extra hour in bed… Continue reading It’s that TIME again; Dealing with the Dreaded Time Change…

Pregnant at Work: Like a BOSS.. even if you don’t feel like it.

Working while pregnant is no joke! It’s really, REALLY hard! Of course there are always exceptions and some people seem to skip around the work place with a little basketball bump feeling awesome. If this is you, congratulations, you are about as rare as a unicorn and honestly A-M-A-Z-I-N-G…I’m both jealous and happy for you.… Continue reading Pregnant at Work: Like a BOSS.. even if you don’t feel like it.

You will always be our first…

You will always be our first.... You find out you are going to be parents again, your little one is going to be a big sister or brother. Your family is growing, it’s a happy and exciting time....so why do you feel so guilty? This is very common when your expecting your second child. Deep… Continue reading You will always be our first…

Welcome to the “Overdue” club..

So you have joined the exclusive club that no one really wants to be a part of…The OVERDUE club. Most people know that a due date is just a guess and only 5% of babies are actually born on their estimated due date but that doesn’t make it any easier when your guess date (that… Continue reading Welcome to the “Overdue” club..

Birth is Birth…no matter how it happens!

You spent months visualizing your labour while designing the perfect birth plan. The only problem is no one told your baby. Here it goes, Im going to say it...I hate "birth plans"! Don't get me wrong, I am a huge believer in birth strategies, goals, wish lists and tools to help prepare for labour but… Continue reading Birth is Birth…no matter how it happens!

Why Breastfeeding Isn’t normal..

Is this normal?! I can't tell you how often I have been asked this question! For most parents these three words nicely summarize life with a newborn. When it comes to initiating breastfeeding the answer to the "is this normal?!" question is....NO! Hear me out on this one.... Yes, breastfeeding is NATURAL and within a… Continue reading Why Breastfeeding Isn’t normal..