May 2011

Sweet Surrender

It’s not about me. It’s not about me. This is my mantra when Meebs has gas, or won’t sleep anywhere but in my arms, or gags and throws up everything she just ate because she shoved one too many pieces …

Check Me Out – I’m a Yummy Contributor!

Check out my article, Confessions of a Co-sleeper, on the Yummy Mummy Club website. Click here to read my piece!

Swim-up Bar

I’ve always wanted to vacation at a tropical resort; a land of paradise where the pool has a swim-up bar and sexy cabana boys bring you fresh towels and rub lotion on your shoulders…I didn’t anticipate that Meebs would experience …

Mothers of Joplin

  My heart goes out to those in Joplin, Missouri who have lost loved ones in the tornadoes. I cannot imagine the pain and despair of waiting to hear the fate of a missing family member. To lose your home, your …

I Spy with My Little Eye

If you’re anything like me, you’re no Carol Brady. So, do we really expect our childcare providers to be Mary Poppins? Um, YES!?! More than 64% of Canadian women with children under the age of 3 are in the employed …

No Exchanges, No Returns

After having a baby many women put pressure on themselves to quickly return to their pre-pregnancy everything-in-the-right-place physique.  Oh sure, there’s that anomaly mom who gets her body “back” within a month and looks better than ever. But for most …

Sleeping with One Boob Open

Most co-sleeping moms will tell you they sleep with one eye open; what they may not tell you is that they may also sleep with one boob open. It seems like one of my breasts is always hanging out of …

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 …

One True Friend

I wrote this poem for my best friend Melanie. Through thick and thin she’s always been there, without judgement, without hesitation. Thank you! You came into my life with quiet confidence Offering a hand to hold Carrying a light in …

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 …

More Meebs

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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