Stop Looking Around the Room

While in Mexico last week, I had an epiphany. Nothing ground shattering but enough to wake me up and realize how judgemental I can be. In the last couple of years, I have made a conscious effort not to judge others and remind myself that everyone is living their reality to the best that they […]

You are not a label

Becoming a parent is a funny thing. Before I had Marko, I was carefree. I moved out on my own at age 20 despite the wishes of my well intentioned middle eastern parents. I went to school full-time and worked nearly as much to keep up with my tuition fees. At night, I went out […]

Who needs toys when you’ve got these 8 things

My last few weeks have been a tad… how do you say… chaotic. I won’t bore you with the details of said chaos, but let’s just say, some days were harder than others to find the silver lining. My little man, however, always finds so much joy in such meaningless things. I decided for memory sake, […]

OUF!: Feeling Over-tired, Useless and Fatigued

When my husband comes home from work today, the first thing I will probably say to him after passing him the baby is “Ouf!!”. This has been anything but a restful Friday. Marko woke up this morning in a cranky and very whiny mood. Put him down to play: he whines. Pick him up: whines […]