Category: motherhood

Back to the grind

Have you ever whispered to yourself, “I never thought I would be that parent” when facing certain situations? In the last couple of weeks, I’ve caught myself saying this, especially when my husband set up the play tent we acquired for our ten-month-old. Our…

I do not want to mother on Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day, and I am currently hiding from my family upstairs. I told my husband the day previous that what I wanted was an anti mother’s day. All of the things that I usually do on a day-to-day basis were to fall…

Dear Mama

The last few weeks have been challenging and bittersweet. My daughter has been reaching new milestones, and it’s been amazing to watch her grow as a person. Even though I am beaming with pride, I find myself shrouded with guilt and grief. When I…

Motherhood: Organized Chaos

Motherhood is weird and also beautiful. I feel like I’m living smack dab in the middle of ‘always perfect’ and ‘constant struggle’ but also feel like maybe this is just motherhood? (Or Parenthood). I’ve been adjusting, balancing and learning as I go and get…

Anxiety and Parenthood

It’s been 21 weeks since we brought our little one home. I still remember that first night, how her shrieks wouldn’t stop and her tiny face turning blue. I was exhausted and crying, gliding her swaddled body across my chest, thinking that I was…

Mom Post: Breastfeeding and Anxiety

Coming to terms with my low milk supply due to my G.A.D Nothing really ever goes according to plan, I’ve realized over the last couple of months. I had every intention to breastfeed my daughter until she turned one, but everything changed when I…

Holy Sh*t I’m a Mom

This has been one hell of a week for me, and even though I mentioned this would not be a mom-centred blog, I am breaking my rule this one time to go over how my anxiety shaped my experience of labour and bringing home…

Battling Prenatal Depression

It’s been hard for me to write this article for the past couple of weeks, for two reasons I have lost the motivation to do what I generally love, including writing I’ve been debating whether or not I should share this The truth is,…

Pregnancy and Anxiety: Second Trimester

I can’t believe I’m at the end of my second trimester. These months seem to have flown by compared to my first trimester even though I was still going through some significant symptoms. The biggest being my mood swings – oh boy, they have…

Not sure if you want kids?

I’m a firm believer that if you have already decided if you want kids (or not), you’ve already made up your mind, and it will not change in the future. I had a recent conversation with my sister about this because years ago I…