Tag Archives: Lesley Graham

Listening ears

A couple of months ago I thought about having Matilda’s hearing checked. Surely, my sweet child would not just ignore me? After careful examination I realized the sad truth… it was indeed just that. She was tuning me out. Parenting … Continue reading

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Bear hunts

You know when you get sort of desperate and you try everything you can to get your child to go to sleep? Enter the “bear hunt.” Every day Matilda and I go on two bear hunts. We go on one … Continue reading

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Holidaze

I just read this hilarious article on the craziness of holidays with kids, “let’s bring the holidays down a notch.” As if life isn’t crazy enough, with the era of pinterest upon us you feel like a bad mom if … Continue reading

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Sleep sets in

After many, many sleepless nights we decided to try and get Phoebe in her own crib a couple of weeks ago. As much as I love co-sleeping in the beginning (so much easier to be right there when your baby … Continue reading

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The power of my words

My husband Sam’s best friend’s mom (you got that?) used to say, “the power of your words!” every time she heard someone sounding defeated or negative. It’s something he still remembers to this day. Since I spend so much of … Continue reading

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Listening

Lately as a mom I’ve been thinking a lot about listening. Such a simple idea. Only problem is that our days are filled with so much noise. There could be a baby crying in the background (sends my hormones into … Continue reading

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Battling the bulge

So, if you are like me and you’re exclusively breastfeeding your babe and frustrated that the baby weight hasn’t just “flown off” then you may be interested in following me on my baby weight loss journey. I am so tired … Continue reading

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I’ll never do that

Alright, major confession time. I thought we’d play a fun game of “What I said I’d never do once I have kids” and the real hard facts. This should make some of you laugh and hopefully not horrify the rest … Continue reading

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Appreciating your mom now that you’re a mom

Looking into my daughter Matilda’s eyes for the first time was the most poignant experience of my life. I felt like I could do anything after giving birth, but that superwoman feeling only lasted so long. As soon as the … Continue reading

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