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Food for thought… working mom? stay at home mom?

So here’s some tea, A lot of women are tore between a career and motherhood. Society makes us feel like we can’t have it both ways. I know very successful women who have children and are striving in the professional world. It is hard to put a price on missing moments though. As a SAHM ( stay at home mom) right now considering heading back into the workforce thats my biggest hurdle; missing moments with my daughter. Which I know […]

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Dear Mr. Sandman…

So here’s some tea, A few months ago I created a few little rhyming stories to read to Olessia. This one seems to be her favourite and I thought I’d share 🙂 Dear Mr Sandman, I’m all ready for bed I’ve thrown on some pjs you know the ones with the sleds Daddy gave me a kiss and tucked me in tight To prepare me for dreamland when he turns off the light When I close my eyes what will […]

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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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Some products I use – starting my all natural journey

So here’s some tea, I know this is a mommy blog but not everything needs to be about the babies! Let’s shine some light on us mommies too. I’m currently going through a change in my life where I’m realizing the effects products and foods are having on my body. I’m taking a page out of the au naturel book and beginning my journey. Essential oils At first I was beyond skeptical of oils because I didn’t know much about […]

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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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