Square pegs

Square pegs

Our family isn’t like other families. But whose is? We’ve been feeling even more different these days. Our attempt at getting Babe to go to a conventional, convenient and inexpensive daycare was a #fail. When we told the director Babe wasn’t coming back she made me feel like a failure. It was fault things weren’t [...]

Relax-a-bye Baby book Giveaway!

Relax-a-bye Baby book Giveaway!

Receiving mail and parcels is a big part of our day-to-day. Sometimes we’re home and Babe excitedly runs to the door to see what has been delivered. Sometimes the doorbell rings just as Bug has fallen asleep and I get a little frustrated! Other times, we make an outing of getting to the post office [...]

Giveaway! Gardens of Light at the Mtl Botanical Gardens

Giveaway! Gardens of Light at the Mtl Botanical Gardens

There might not be a clearer way to notice how significantly your children are going than to create yearly traditions. This is our second year going to the Gardens of Light at the Botanical Gardens. It was every bit as magical as last year, but because Babe is a whole year older, she was that much [...]

Giveaway! Eczema Company could help your family

Giveaway! Eczema Company could help your family

Excuse me for the press-release sounding title, but it’s how I feel. I had eczema as a kid. I remember being really embarrassed about it. I remember using stinky cortisone cream. I don’t know when or why it went away but I don’t suffer from it anymore. My mother’s psoriasis seems to get worse as [...]

(Giveaway!!) I hate cloth diapers but I <3 AppleCheeks

(Giveaway!!) I hate cloth diapers but I <3 AppleCheeks

I’ve been cloth diapering for almost four years straight. At one point both kids were in diapers and it kinda felt like a nightmare. The truth is, I don’t really like cloth diapers. I don’t really like changing them or washing them. For me it’s like composting. I do it because it’s the right thing [...]

Overcoming depression, breaking the cycle

Overcoming depression, breaking the cycle

Guest Post by Cristina Cavalieri D’Oro Depression/suicide has been in the news lately after the death of the wonderful actor Robin Williams. I wanted to share my personal experience with this and what I did to overcome it in the hopes that it will help anyone who might be experiencing this right now. I was [...]

Momzelle Christine review and FREE $25 giftcard!

Momzelle Christine review and FREE $25 giftcard!

I’m in a stripey mood these days. The last three dresses I’ve bought were striped. Babe has similar articles of clothing as well and I think it’s funny/awesome when we match. Because I’m feeling so stripey, I was thrilled to receive a Momzelle crimson striped Christine shirt in the mail last week. Up until now [...]