Out of the many things I looked forward to when I thought about having children, it would be coming up with the right names. Due to being a super organized woman, it should be no surprise to those that know me that I actually keep a running tab of children’s’ names in my phone. I… Read More What’s In A Name?
I woke up out of my sleep on Tuesday July 25th around 3 am with what seemed to be contractions. I reached out to my close girlfriends (also fellow mommies) to let them know how I was feeling. A couple of hours later, I decided to have Keith bring me to North York General Hospital… Read More Labour + Delivery
If you haven’t already noticed, I am BIG on capturing memories via photographs and video. I am the person who constantly takes pictures whilst living in the moments (yes, I can do both simultaneously for the most part). If there is one thing I am always willing to invest in, it’s my photos. Once Keith… Read More My Maternity Photoshoot
When my pregnancy was confirmed by my family doctor, she informed me that I had a choice of having an obstetrician or midwife follow my pregnancy. Ultimately, I chose an obstetrician because I felt that God forbid anything went wrong, I would be have access to a hospital an immediate attention and care. Later on,… Read More My NYGH Hospital Tour Experience
One of the hardest things to do throughout my pregnancy was to keep the gender of our baby a secret. Initially, I had wanted to do a small gender reveal party with family and close friends (I blame YouTube videos for putting the idea in my head) but then I realized that I didn’t have… Read More Baby Reid’s Gender Reveal Baby Shower
Last week Thursday, Keith came home to a sad wife. For some reason, my mind started to take a trip down memory lane. The memories that played out caused tears to run down my face onto my bright-eyed daughter who laid on a pillow on my lap. She seemed to have known that I needed… Read More Moving Like My Grandma
When I finished school, I knew that with the way the job market was set up, the chances of me landing a job in my field of study (Criminology and Women’s Studies) were slim. To make a long story short, I ended up working for an organization in the field of mental health and disability.… Read More Who Will Hire the Pregnant Woman ?
When I found out I was pregnant and checked in at my family doctor’s office for confirmation, one of the things Dr. S told me she needed to do was to check my weight. For someone like me who doesn’t regularly check her weight, I had no idea what the scale would say so it… Read More Weight Gain Acceptance
A day or two before finding out I was pregnant, I had said to my husband, Keith, that my period was late by about a week and that it was quite unusual. I have to admit, I’m not as diligent as some women I know who can tell you the day – sometimes, even time… Read More First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage …