Blogging, marriage, motherhood, Parenting

Parenting Win vs. Parenting Fail ft. Tonic & Tiaras

This latest episode of #ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail comes from the lovely Chanene who blogs over at Tonic & Tiaras. Like me, she is a mom of two little girls. This post is being published on the eve of the first time we get to meet each other in real life … so exciting!

If this is the first time you are reading one of these posts, I started the series with the purpose of featuring a mom who is willing to share a Parenting Win story and a Parenting Fail story. The Parenting Win stories are where mom’s get to brag about their greatest achievement (other than keeping tiny human’s alive) as a mom. These tend to be really small achievements to everyone else, but to the mom involved they are huge! The Parenting Fail stories are stories where you felt like you really dropped the ball (mine was a doozy!), the point is to make other parents realise that there is no such thing as a #PerfectParent. We all make mistakes but we learn from them and move on. Continue reading “Parenting Win vs. Parenting Fail ft. Tonic & Tiaras”

Real Advice For New Moms
Blogging, family, motherhood, Parenting, Stay-at-home-mom

Honest Advice for New Moms

When you are pregnant, it doesn’t matter who you are or where you are, every Tammy, Darcy and Harriet is going to pass on their ‘pearls of wisdom’, however unwanted they may be. Everyone wants to share with you the advice they think you need as a new mom, often they go beyond the boundaries of advice and it can become very opinionated and inconsiderate, without realising what they are doing.

What’s That About?

I get it NOW. Now that I’m older and wiser, and more experienced. You’ve gone through this life changing experience and you just want to share your knowledge, learnings and experiences with that one person, in your sights, right in that moment, that one with the round belly who is glowing, either from the beauty of pregnancy or the sweat of it! Continue reading “Honest Advice for New Moms”