Why Your Baby Hates You

Baby finally starts to settle into a decent sleep routine…and then suddenly, wham! They’re up every hour.

Baby finally starts to become predictable in their feeding schedule…and then suddenly, wham! They’re feeding every hour.

Just when you think you’re finally over the hump or turning a corner, your baby becomes a whiny, clingy, drooly, fussy mess again. What gives? read more

The Truth About Having Babies

I’ll be honest. I was kind of praying I’d go into labour on my own because everything I’d heard from friends or read on Dr Google (always a bad idea) made me dread having to endure an induction. I tried prenatal massage and acupuncture in the hopes of getting things moving on their own…but who knows if they worked. All I know is in the wee hours of the morning (1:15 am to be precise) on the day of my induction, I was awoken by a very audible “pop” and the feeling of something popping in my tummy. read more

Looking Good While Pregnant – The Most Important Thing

I’ve never been a small girl. Big boned, squishy, curvy, soft, whatever…I’m not a small girl. I’ve had a tough relationship with my body because, well, you all know exactly what kind of society we live in.

Add to those societal norms the fact that I’m brown, and the cultural expectations (especially from well-meaning brown aunties) amp that stress up to ridiculous levels. read more