Ten months. We’ve been living in this suspended-reality for ten months now. That’s almost an entire year of juggling work, challenging childcare and school situations, and a never-ending series of impossible decisions. We’re stressed, exhausted, and burned out. It’s no secret that working mothers have […]
Being a Mom is the most rewarding – and most difficult – experience I’ve ever had. Here, you’ll find articles about all things motherhood-related – from practical advice on managing the invisible mental load of motherhood, to support and encouragement to help you survive those inevitable tough days.
You’ll find a number of articles about balance – an issue that so many of us struggle with. Whether we’re searching for the right balance between work and family, or simply trying to maximize our time with our kids, it seems there are never enough hours in the day to do it all.
I’m a big believer in honesty – in sharing the good and the bad about motherhood. Let’s laugh at those parenting experiences we could have never prepared for, and celebrate each unique stage of motherhood. My goal is to help create the village that so many of us are lacking.
Some of my most popular posts on motherhood include:
- Goodbye to the Baby Years
- Nobody Told Me
- How to Help a New Mom: 9 Rules to Follow
- How to Manage the Invisible Mental Load of Motherhood
- 12 Practical Tips to Help You Thrive as an Introverted Parent
Looking for working mom posts? You can find all of my working parent articles here.
To say 2020 has been a tough year is an understatement like no other. We’ve seen our lives completely upended by a global pandemic. We’ve faced civil unrest, endured daily uncertainty, and – for many of us – lost loved ones, businesses or jobs. However, […]
Our public health officials recently announced that social gatherings in our area will continue to be banned over Christmas. While the announcement wasn’t unexpected, I had optimistically hoped for a reprieve to allow small gatherings over the holiday season. For me, Christmas is the light […]
I discovered podcasts only last year – and since then, I’ve become addicted. As a busy working mom, downtime is scarce, which makes podcasts the perfect mini-break in my day. I love listening to them on my commute, on my lunchtime walk, and while doing […]
We all want more time in our day. This is particularly true for working moms, who often try to squeeze more into each day than 24 hours allows. Between work and our responsibilities at home, it feels like we don’t have enough time for […]
My brain has seen me through a lot. Twenty years of schooling, including three years of law school. Ten years of practising law. I’ve learned to juggle schedules, manage competing deadlines, and developed a knack for memorizing and critical thinking. But that’s not the whole […]
It’s no secret that being a working mom can be hard. There’s endless juggling, never enough hours in the day, and, of course, the ever-present mom guilt. But six years into this working mom gig, I can confidently say that there are benefits to being […]
I’ve always loved day in the life posts – I love seeing how other people plan and schedule their days, and sometimes I can even pick up a tip or trick to make my life easier. I thought I’d share a typical day in my […]
Starting your day with a rough daycare drop-off is terrible. With three kids – all of whom have been in childcare for most of their lives – we’ve had our fair share of rough daycare drop-offs. I’ve gone through stages where my sobbing child has […]