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“Slept like a baby…”

On behalf of every parent, everywhere, please allow me to say that “slept like a baby” is the WORST. EXPRESSION. EVER. We’ve all said it, sure, but for most–I suspect anyways–it was to illustrate a point of blissful slumber and peaceful innocence lost somewhere in a world of dreams… But the reality? HAH! Let’s talk: I have a 5 week old, and apparently we’ve hit the sleeping jackpot! We’re talking won the lottery, found the holy grail, landed on free parking, found the golden ticket and are going to the chocolate factory!!! Since he was only a couple days old… Read More »“Slept like a baby…”

Altered Expectations: Reflections of a birth story

Giving Birth is the ultimate test of going with the flow. Having gone through labour and a vaginal delivery with my first son, it seemed realistic to expect the same thing second time ’round. But no… Expectations were not only altered, they were flipped right upside down!! I pictured a birth at home surrounded by personal comforts; visions of moving through positions in, on, or around my own bed, with music playing while I moved to the sounds of my personalized playlist. My husband by my side, offering physical, mental and emotional support (which warrants a pause here to recognize… Read More »Altered Expectations: Reflections of a birth story

2020. a lesson of perspective.

2020. Yup… It was a year in which no one could have predicted. It was an unexpected seagull crap on the head kinda year; Like looking both ways before crossing the street, and then getting hit by an airplane. New words became common place at an astonishing rate: “Covid,” “Social-Distancing,” “Lockdown,” “Personal Bubble,” “Quarantine,” “PPE/Masks,” “Covidiot,” “Unemployment,” and “New Normal…” As per usual for January, many people have been discussing lessons learnt, reflections on the past year and new years resolutions. This year though, there’s a slightly different feel to them. There seems to be more of a focus on… Read More »2020. a lesson of perspective.