A civilized birth? Why there’s simply no such thing! Or is there…?

8 days ago, I was writing a letter to my postpartum self. Today, I have a 7-day old little girl.  Our pink buddha.  Our fraggle.  I can't stop inhaling her.  I can't get enough of her little squeaks, her tiny toes.  She sneezes and the roof lifts and she farts like a trucker.  We are …

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Just kidding!

Remember that time back in 2016 when I said I was calling it a day on this whole blogging deal? Yeah, well... I seem to find myself in similar circumstances as I was when I first began my blog, back in 2015.  That is, pregnant. Here in Canada, mamas now have the option of taking …

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Due date, schmue date

**Disclaimer: The due dates referred to within this blog post are pregnancy due dates, not school assignment due dates.  As a teacher and a hyper-organized person, I take school due dates very seriously and encourage all students and their parents to do the same! 'Due date, schmue date' should not be a  phrase heard coming from the mouth …

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DIY: Pregnancy Silhouette Photos

My husband and I never got on the maternity photo shoot bandwagon.  There is a cheese factor to (many of) them that just doesn't appeal to me.  I would post some examples but I don't want to offend anyone - to each their own and lots of people like photos of large, naked, pregnant bellies. …

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Demise of a Productivity Junkie?

There's a Yiddish proverb that goes something like "We plan, God laughs".  Woody Allen tweaked it to be "If you want to make God laugh, tell Him about your plans." I'm more interested in making my friends laugh, (although I'm sure God could use a good giggle what with all the nonsense humans are up …

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