When I was two months pregnant, my husband and I took a 20-hour flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia with another couple. This was just the beginning of many other adventures with our now 19-month old. Luckily, our son seems to enjoy travelling as much as we do! Well...except by car.
I have been back at work now for a few weeks and, like a lot of women before me have said, it really isn’t as bad as you think it will be. In fact it’s pretty great. But I do have it easy. Or maybe my husband and I have stumbled on a decent version of the “shared parenting style.” Let me explain:
When you live in a big city like Toronto, a picnic is a great way to give children some much-needed outdoor time and an appreciation for nature. Yes, picnics involve dirt, bugs, and an unwanted addition to your child’s personal rock collection, but they are also inexpensive ways to entertain children. The following tips will help ensure that your next picnic is a success:
After struggling with infertility for over five years, we welcomed a “miracle” baby into the world last August. All my hopes and dreams to become a mother were finally coming true.
During the five-year wait, I read almost every parenting book available. I said to myself, “every month that goes by without becoming pregnant is just an extra month I get to learn about parenting so I can be even more prepared when the time comes.” The only missing ingredient in my quest to become a mom was a tiny human, I thought.
I was wrong.