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The dreaded sleep regression.

So here’s some tea, One thing I didn’t know about becoming a mother was sleep regression. I thought once your child starts sleeping through the night you’re in the clear. Oh how I was wrong. In child infancy your little one will go through several sleep regressions. A sleep regression can be described as a period of time where your baby or toddler sleeping pattern will change abruptly. These changes can include waking up at night, skipping naps or ridiculously […]

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Mom Fail Friday’s – Thursday night fever no Travolta

So here’s some tea, Moms aren’t perfect although we try so hard to be. I feel like a common mom failure we all come across is when our little ones get sick. I’ve been lucky enough to deal with only one cold within our first year, which was my fault when she was a few months old (head cold 🙁 ). So when a high fever arose I was completely taken back. I literally forgot everything I’ve known and read. […]

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I’m not the same woman

So here’s some tea, I’m not the same woman… This isn’t a post to rant nor complain but to acknowledge the fact that the woman I once was is no longer. The childless, well rested and timid girl is long gone. When I look in the mirror I don’t see the same person who use to look back at me. Yes becoming a mother changes you in many physical ways but I want to talk about the changes I noticed […]

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Mom Fail Fridays – cake smash fail

So here’s some tea, First, let’s just put it out there in the universe that I’m not the best baker in the world. To be honest I’m not even a decent one but I attempted to bake my daughters smash cake for her first birthday. My thoughts were she was just going to make a mess and not technically eat the damn thing so it doesn’t need to be extraordinary. (can you notice the look of disgust on her face) […]

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Happy 1st Birthday Olessia!

Dear Olessia, Before my eyes you’ve grown so fast I knew this phase would not last It still brings tears to my eyes to say That my baby girl turns one today You’re a piece of mommy And daddy too There is nothing I mean nothing we wouldn’t do for you Happiest first birthday my love You made us parents, You have not only brightened our lives you have made it worth living. From the day we took you home […]

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Mom Fail Fridays – story time from other moms!

So here’s some tea, It’s Mom Fail Friday and instead of my fails this week I’m going to be posting a few stories some people have sent me! “ my son has fallen off the bed so many times that we put railings up, you would think that would stop him but no. It was a challenge he graciously accepted. We eventually had to put our bed on floor to refrain from anymore visits to the emergency.” ⁃ anonymous, mom […]

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Relationship after baby

So here’s some tea, The bliss of a newborn is beautiful. There is nothing like it but what isn’t talked about is a temporary strain the new dynamic puts on your relationship. You and your significant others love for each other is amplified with this new addition to your family but the hard truth is your relationship may experience some changes during the first year. After talking with a few girlfriends, we all have noticed our similar struggles when it […]

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Mom Fail Fridays – She’ll do it without a diaper.

So here’s some tea, Oh diaper changes! Is it me or are they becoming worse the older your baby gets? I miss the days when my precious little baby would lay there awaiting for her bum to be changed. Now it’s like trying to tame a Tasmanian devil, who is flipping and squirming to get free. Sad to say but it has officially turned into a game and I’m always the loser. I’m convinced she’s like “Let’s see how frustrated […]

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Showering is a luxury

So here’s some tea, Were you lucky enough to take a shower before dinner time? I envy you. After becoming a mother I didn’t realize how small things such as showering becomes a luxury. You may laugh but I’m serious certain things are not easy or possible to do with a little one around. When they are small enough to be in a bouncer, yes then you can shower but if they’re walking around and active like my little one, […]

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Ethnicity – I am biracial

So here’s some tea, I am a product of a biracial couple; my mother is Canadian with Irish descent and my father was born and raised in Jamaica. I resemble my mother but have a lot of my father’s features. Such as the caramel complexion, curly hair and dermatosis papulosa nigra (small black or brown moles on the neck and face) Growing up in Toronto, ethnicity was never brought it. Maybe because no one cared but when we moved out […]

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