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A Little Yellow Birdie

Meebs is almost 11 months old and we’ve never resorted to the TV-sitter; we’ve never had to. On one hand Meebs is extremely curious and wants to be involved in whatever we’re doing, but then she’s also very self-sufficient and …

Meebs’ Song

Writing is one of my passions in life; aside from my family it takes top spot. I particularly love writing poetry, whether sentimental or silly. Who knew my enthusiasm for verse would be so useful in motherhood? And, as it …

No Going Back

For many women, when we become mothers our definition of work changes. Suddenly we’re cast into our most difficult role, assigned the largest workload of our lives, and entered into a life-long contract with no honourable escape clause. And it’s …

Mother’s Day 101

Mother’s Day, traditionally falling on the second Sunday in May, is the one day of the year that’s all about Mom: the day to tell her you love her, show her you appreciate her and make her feel special. It’s …

“Training” Day

Training day is here; the time has come—time to transition Meebs from the family bed to her crib. We’ve set up her crib in the master bedroom so she’ll be close to us, and the surroundings will be familiar during …

Confessions of a Co-sleeper

Ten months ago if you’d asked me about co-sleeping, I’d have told you a baby belongs in her crib. Now, as I write this piece it’s 8:00 a.m. and Amelia (“Meebs”) is just beginning to stir beside me. I love …

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List of Wee Wonders – #6

When your little one actually stays still while you’re clipping her little baby fingernails. One …

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