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I while back I wrote a post called ‘Advice For New Parents’. I felt helpful passing on these brain turds concocted by obsessive goggling, trial and error, and hand-me downs from other moms. Now I can sum up all my advice in one sentence. As a new mom and felt fairly validated by my happy, […]
SO YOU’RE PREGNANT WITH NUMBER TWO? And you will have two kids under the age of two? Congratulations! You are about to become a person held together by spanx, coffee and energy bars. But don’t worry, it won’t last long. That’s a lie, the hours and days will inch relentlessly along – it’s the years that […]
Yes it’s true, those adorable Drew Barrymore movies where she finds someone as quirky and cute her are ruining our relationships – how? Setting us up with unrealistic expectations. Let me set the scene: Ridiculously adorable, witty, yoga-loving, cheeseburger-eating, 30-something woman is single and working away at her quirky job in the city. Through pure […]
During my midnight feedings I’ve taken to reading random things on the Internet – you know recipes, cat trivia, song lyrics (if you saw my google history and still wanted to be my friend you may be unbalanced). Well lately I got to reading about closet organization, which led to wardrobes, which led to handful […]
My mom wanted to name me Desiree but Grandma said it was a stripper’s name – so she went with the next best thing and took inspiration from a smutty novel she was reading while pregnant. The parents then thought they should give me my Grandma’s middle name but Dad forgot it was Lena not […]
My husband’s grandma phoned other day. During our chat I remarked “I don’t know how you did it with six kids! I can’t even wrap my brain around two!”. Great Grandma simply said something to the effect of “I never thought about it, I just did it”. I agreed and at that moment told my […]
When you are pregnant people ask you three things.1. When are you due? July 112. Do you know what you are having? A baby! 3. Do you have baby names picked out? Yes, but we aren’t sharing them. Well that’s kinda bitchy. Note to self, next time lie and say we don’t have them picked […]
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Your Name is Your Brand An episode of Pregnant in Heels showed an elite couple hiring think-tanks to give their future son a name that would support the ‘brand’ they wanted for him. They wanted him to be perceived as worldly, wise and attractive. Got me thinking – how important is a name? Yeah, we […]
The story begins in May 2009. I found out I had Grave’s disease. Generally not a life-threatening illness but it does have crappy symptoms and also makes getting pregnant more difficult. The specialist was recommending I take radioactive iodine to zap my thyroid and stop it from overacting. Two things though – one, the treatment would […]