Monthly Archives: December 2015

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Written on Dec, 22, 2015 by in , | 1 Comment.

I’m feeling a bit lazy this week, and perhaps a little nostalgic, so here’s a post I wrote for my previous blog about baby’s first Christmas after our first child was born. He was only four months old, and as new parents, we were very excited for this momentous occasion. Shockingly, it didn’t go quite how a new parent might …

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Written on Dec, 14, 2015 by in , | 4 Comments.

Stress and Motherhood – the two go hand in hand. Sometimes it can’t be avoided. Okay, MOST of the time it can’t be avoided. But let’s be honest, sometimes we do it to ourselves. Take me, for example. Every day I tell myself that as soon as the kids get off the bus, I will clean out their lunch boxes …

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Written on Dec, 10, 2015 by in , | Leave a comment
elf on the shelf

Since everyone else on the internet is making their opinions known about this trendy Christmas tradition, I figure I might as well throw mine into the mix. Here’s why we don’t “do” Elf on the Shelf in our house. There are the obvious reasons like it’s a creepy little thing, and, well, that’s pretty much it. It’s creepy. It’s creepier than the notion of a big …

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There are many, many things you never hear about Motherhood before you become a parent, and there is a very good reason for this – propagation of the human race. If mothers were completely honest with their daughters and friends were completely honest with their friends, all humanity would slowly but surely cease to exist. Women everywhere would stop having …

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