ONE YEAR OF SLEEPLESS, COFFE-FILLED, 5-MINUTE SHOWER DAYS.

ONE YEAR OF SLEEPLESS, COFFE-FILLED, 5-MINUTE SHOWER DAYS.

LOTS of coffee, may I add. Probably more than I had my entire life ever since, combined. So it’s been 1 year now. Already. And now that the shock of the time-speed has worn off, I got to thinking about…

REAL TALK – BREASTFEEDING AND MOM-SHAMERS

REAL TALK – BREASTFEEDING AND MOM-SHAMERS

They say opinions are like a$$holes. Well, we all have them but few topics will illicit such strong debating as how to feed your baby. Across social media, more and more mothers are now trying to take a stand and…

REAL TALK: THE FIRST 2 WEEKS HOME WITH A BABY

REAL TALK: THE FIRST 2 WEEKS HOME WITH A BABY

Real Talk, or The Confessions of a 2-week-old Momster. THE day is here. Finally, after 9 or even 10 months of growing a human being inside of you; of getting bigger and grumpier and chubbier by the minute and after…

THE DADS.

THE DADS.

I was a bit hesitant at first about writing this article on DADS. Because usually the best things in life are the ones hardest to share in words. And DADS are high up among the top things on this “Best…

THE FIRST KIDS-LESS VACATION. PART ONE.

THE FIRST KIDS-LESS VACATION. PART ONE.

Or the journey of enjoying myself without feeling guilty. I kinda knew I was going to write this article about two months before the big day. The “Due Day“. Three months before departing. Three weeks. Three days. And then it…

SURVIVING 9 am.

SURVIVING 9 am.

Mornings used to start after 9:30 for me. When I was babyless. With clean suede underwear, nice hair (more or less), long showers, breakfast, coffee, “House Hunters International” on tv and no one to interrupt all this. Not even the…

GUIDE TO LIPSTICKS AND KIDS

GUIDE TO LIPSTICKS AND KIDS

Perhaps you were the kind of person to use daily face scrubs and  masks, cut your hair every 6 weeks, have long soaking baths with fragrant oils and rose petals – ok maybe no petals-, or have regular massages and…

WEEKEND-ING WITH KIDS

WEEKEND-ING WITH KIDS

Yep, that`s how moms like me look like while powering in the morning. At least that is how I imagine I usually look like while preparing for a long day. Or trips. Or baby marathons. Or weekends with kids. So…

WHAT TO BRING TO FRIENDS WHO JUST HAD A BABY.

WHAT TO BRING TO FRIENDS WHO JUST HAD A BABY.

These guidelines are based on my personal experience of having a newborn. It`s targeted towards people who want to congratulate friends for having their first baby. I cannot speak for those who had their second baby. Or third. God be…

REAL TALK – MOM GUILT

REAL TALK – MOM GUILT

Mom guilt, also known as hashtag #momguilt, is a thing. It`s the feeling moms (and dads too!) get when something happens to their child and they blame themselves, whether or not the blame is warranted. Considering the amount of stumbling one…

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