{FAMILY} 4 Funny Parents Who Own The Internet

From witty remarks, to costumed shenanigans, to playful parodies, these parents are taking the Internet by storm! Not only do they keep me giggling as I navigate through the treacherous waters of parenting, but their light-hearted takes on life with kids make me feel as though I’m part of a community of like-minded moms and pops. If you’re not […]

{FAMILY} 8 Things That Made Me “The Worst Mom EVER” (Today)

Along with having an 8-year-old daughter comes an elevated level of sass. As she tries to navigate through her pre- pre-teen years and all of the emotions that accompany this fragile age, her strong will and desire for independence are unparalleled, and her emotional ebbs and flows completely a mystery to us as parents. And as […]

{FAMILY} Tooth Fairy Torture

Last night my daughter lost her 7th tooth. As I flashed my best grin and cheered her on with enthusiasm while she recounted her valiant efforts to pull her wiggly tooth from its roots, my thoughts went straight to my late-evening plans, and how they were officially ruined. I remember writing about how I would never succumb to the […]

{FAMILY} Epic Quotes From My Angsty Teen Years

My closest friends and family roll their eyes at me whenever I share a story and say that it ‘happened in grade 9’. They claim that everything I talk about ‘happened in grade 9’. They mock me, but it really was a monumental time in my teen years. Grade 9 was the year that I fell into a full-blown […]

{FAMILY} The Truth About How I Broke My Toe

I’d like to preface this post by saying that I get very little sleep. I’d also like to make it known that sleepiness causes accidents. It’s a fact. So when I tell you this story – when I confess the truth about how I really broke my toe, be nice. Alright, you can laugh out loud at me – […]

{FAMILY} 10 Punny Valentine’s Day Cards For Kids

While I’m enamoured with the beautifully handmade projects that grace the boards of my Pinterest friends and blogger besties, I’ve come to terms with the fact that I’m just not a crafty mom. I don’t DIY – I buy.  And while I may not know my way around crafting scissors and punchies, I do appreciate […]

Why Moms Need Grocery Store Wine Bars

I know that I’m not the only mom who “has to rush out to the grocery store” on Saturday nights just to get away from the happy chaos at home for a little while. When the kids are all washed up, dressed in their jammies and watching a quiet show before bedtime, I hurriedly announce that […]

Third Child Problems

The name’s Cloey, and while I might only be 3.5 months old, I have a lot to say. Too bad no one’s listening to me because I’m the third child. My mom’s busy right now (big surprise). She’s combing my big sister’s hair into a slick bun for ballet class and nattering on and on […]

Dear Mastitis: Don’t.

Mast-effing-itis. When you’re pregnant for the first time, no one tells you about it. Perhaps on purpose. It could be because women who have had it before are so haunted by the experience that even uttering the word “mastitis” brings on dark and disturbing flashbacks. Because even the thought of it elicits feelings of fear, […]

5 Things I Hate About Breastfeeding

Nursing is a way to connect and bond with your baby – to nurture her and to provide her with the nutrients she needs while instilling in her a sense of comfort and security. Breastfeeding is a beautiful thing, I get it. But I’m going to be honest with you, it’s not all shits and giggles (not for me […]