Returning to work after maternity leave (part 2)

Mommy/work guilt:Similar to the one before, it’s difficult to be ‘present’ anywhere. At work you feel guilty for leaving your child at home. At home, you feel guilty about all the work that you have not completed. Need I say more? Don’t even get me started on work related travel and the emotions/logistics of whether…

Sib-eh-ling cake!

I don’t remember ever not having a sibling. I’m the second of three. I do remember being made to dress the same as my older sister, having to share everything with her, having to go second when picking a treat. She was the constant presence I always had to consider, whether it was because she…

Snap-back, slap-back!

The world and I watched as Kathryn the Duchess of Cambridge emerged from the Lindo wing of St. Mary’s Hospital looking like….you know…she just went to the hospital to pick up the little prince…just another day in her royal life. Whaaaat!?!? Showered, belly smaller, hair done, make up done, everything did! Plus heels!! And this…

Nanny Envy

Babies come with a lot of extras; extra love, extra cuddles, extra blessings, extra giggles,  extra bags to carry in and out of the car, extra poop! They also come with extra people! Yes. People. Well wishers, family, strangers (who want to smile at, and even touch your baby), and so on. But this post…

Don’t kill your child!

“Are you doing exclusive?” Its a very simply question on the surface. But its really not as simple as it sounds. I’ll speak about my complicated response (since I try not to ask this question and thus can’t claim to know why people ask). When I hear this question, my mind just starts tumbling over…