My Anniversary staycation

The Herdmanston Lodge staycation package was something I had my eyes on for quite some time.  After writing “Normalize Luxury for Moms”, the desire intensified and I told my husband, ‘let’s do it.’ It was timely as we were celebrating our fourth wedding anniversary. Fun Fact: I got dressed at Herdmanston Lodge on my wedding […]

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Mothering a new baby during a pandemic

It’s one year since COVID-19 arrived and seven months into caring for and nurturing my son. Mothering, during this pandemic, is both emotionally and mentally exhausting. At first (finish reading and you will understand why I say at first), I was feeling guilty and sometimes terrible that most of our friends and family are yet […]

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Stop comparing pregnancies – My Experience

I’ve been holding back on sharing this story, but recently a celebrity I follow who’s pregnant posted about being on bed rest and someone in the comments shared that she carried four children and nothing happened to her and that celebrities are just looking for attention. Let me just say that NO one, not even […]

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Parenting & Keeping the Spark Alive

Being a parent (not just a mother) in a relationship can be hard, between all the diaper changes, feedings, tidying up,  and other “parent” things,  your partner can be forgotten. However, if you and your partner share responsibilities and communicate effectively, this can really help with keeping the spark alive.  I’m still in the honeymoon […]

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Two Pregnancies; Two Totally different Experiences

Finding out you’re successfully pregnant for the second time brings a lot of excitement; just as the first, even though you have a better understanding of what to expect. However, do keep in mind that every pregnancy is different. This is also why we shouldn’t compare the way women handle their pregnancies (I will talk […]

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Being Pregnant During A Pandemic

OMG! OMG! The first set of words that come to mind when you realise you’re pregnant during a global pandemic. Growing a tiny human is the most exciting and amazing thing I’ve experienced, but during this time the excitement also comes with lots of anxiety. Major anxiety, as we maneuver through this global public health […]

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Godparents – How do you choose?

A Godparent is defined as a person who presents a child at baptism and promises to take responsibility for their religious education. Some denominations also require Godparents to be of the same faith. But having a baby of my own made me realize that a Godparent is much more than that. A Godparent is someone […]

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Why do we compare career and stay-at-home moms?

Becoming a mother made me realize that all mothers are superheroes, whether she’s a stay-at-home mom or a career mom. Each one of these women are unique and make great sacrifices for their families. Amid the COVID-19 global pandemic and the call for persons – including mothers – to work from home, I’ve been seeing […]

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