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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…


Fertility

We spend our early adult years doing everything we can to avoid getting pregnant, then we get married and suddenly the thing you’ve been so desperate to avoid is now the thing you want more than anything. And you realize Read more…


An emotional letter to myself as a new mom

As we slowly move through the journey to try conceive our 2nd child I feel it’s a good time for a little reminder to trust myself. Our mommy instinct is strong and if we just listen to it and cut Read more…


Mothers’ guilt

Why do we all have such a tough time with mothers guilt? And why do we experience it so often? This evening we had a wonderful time before bath time with Tristan doing a very funny ‘macig sow’ aka magic Read more…