Archive of ‘Kids and family’ category

I’m still here

We just got back from the cottage and I finally have a chance to get a quick post in.  It was a lot of fun to spend time with my extended family but I’m still amazed at how it can honestly take anywhere from 6-10 grown adults to keep an eye on one stationary baby and one incredibly active active toddler!  A “vacation” sure is different when kids are involved. Everyone survived the 6+ hour drive to get there (and then home), the tantrums, the baby crying and waking at night and I even managed Read more […]

Undercover Mama

It’s so nice to be (mostly) back into my pre-pregnancy clothes.  I missed them, especially my cute summer shirts.  Unfortunately, it can be tough to wear them and nurse Rowan without exposing my stomach to the world, and believe me, no one wants to see that right now.  Undercover Mama is a great product that helps breastfeeding moms “make any shirt a nursing shirt”. What is Undercover Mama?  “Undercover Mama™ is a patent-pending strapless undershirt that attaches to any nursing bra, allowing Read more […]


Since my husband’s parental leave came to an end sooner than anticipated due to a fabulous opportunity with his employer, I decided to pack up the girls earlier this week and spend a few days beside the pool with the grandparents.  While we were there, my mom found the picture of me as a baby that is on the left – my girls get most of their looks from their Daddy but I think Rowan definitely has Mommy’s genes too! Rowan is 3.5 months old and I’d guess I was somewhere around the same age.  Do Read more […]

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