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being a mom

Our introduction to “Toddler-hood”

Daniel has been classified a “toddler” for a month. A phase I have been warned about. It just came so quickly I feel like, we didn’t have enough time to prepare for it, emotionally and physically. He has all he needs though, a new wardrobe and such but there’s is much I did not prepare for too. Like, him moving from being a baby to being a little boy. Toddler-hood is not for sissy’s!

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Comparing my apples with someone elses pears

Gasp! Why don’t my apples taste like your pears? I mean – we are all fruit aren’t we?

comparing moms

After spending some time with a few of the moms in my life this past weekend, I was feeling “less than”. By less than I mean – I felt like I wasn’t doing enough of something. Do you know what I mean? I found myself planning on buying new toys, trying to get DJ books that are more educational and cooking more food from scratch. Basically making A LOT more effort in the baby department. Yesterday afternoon Ian said to me “Love, you are enough – all this is great, but without it you are still doing enough.” (more…)

Being a mom: The FOMO factor

mom fomo

Have you ever felt like you just wanted to hold your children really tight for a really long time, because they are just growing too quickly and you don’t know how else to stop it? I mean, literally Emilie must have grown 5cms this year already. Her feet are a size bigger, and she’s just changing.

She’s changing faster than my mind can absorb. (more…)