baby #2 · Crazy Wife · The Undad · Trent and I

The Act of Loving

My husband is adopted.  How he connects, attaches and loves is very different from me. My husband is particularly good at self-sabotage.  His unintended, but often realized, survival philosophy has been “if I push you away it will hurt less than if you push me away.”  Except, it doesn’t work that way and the hurting,… Continue reading The Act of Loving

fitness · health · Stuff for Baby · Stuff for Me and Baby · The Undad · Toddlers · Uncategorized

Working on Me: Fitness

In March 2016 my husband wrote, “I’ve hit a wall where my personal health has declined to the point that I’m very aware of it.”  I can relate. I thought about listing out the stresses that have immobilised me over the last several years, including multiple pregnancies; but truly the life of a couch potato… Continue reading Working on Me: Fitness


The Moments – Mommy Sandwich

With the arrival of big brother’s little sister, I’ve entered into the magically exhausting world of tandem nursing.  Initially, I had intended to continue to nurse our son, in the morning or before bed, as had become our routine around his second birthday; but that fell apart soon after the littlest arrived. My son was… Continue reading The Moments – Mommy Sandwich

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The fun: EIA, Shopping Extravaganza

When my husband first started his Daddy blog I was thrilled at the potential that he would receive invitations to attend great community events, try kid targeted products, and expand his freelance network.  I had hoped this would help supplement our income, make the blog more viable over time, and introduce our Bean to some wicked… Continue reading The fun: EIA, Shopping Extravaganza