Many moments of many days, I feel tired, annoyed with my kids’ tantrums, or like I’m just going through the motions. I’m not a negative person – I’m an extremely happy person and I laugh A LOT because life is infused with moments of complete hilarity, ridiculousness, and pure joy. But some days I look […]
First podcast from My Beautiful Shit Show, with host Steph from MyBeautifulShitShow.com blog. Guest is Joy, a Food & Body Image Coach with a nearly two-year-old daughter named Angelica. OR DOWNLOAD HERE: Newest Podcast Episode!
Me: VP, what’s your favourite colour? VP: NO. Me: What’s your name? VP: NNNO. Me: How old are you? VP: Forty free (Sees my amused face and can’t stomach my happiness, so then…) NNNNNO! I found myself, much like Dorothy in reverse, crashing from the colourful world of toddler possibility to the black and white toddler world of NO. (Except […]
Moms, we’re busy as hell and that’s why when you want to do a workout, it has to be simple and fast. It’s ridiculous the amount of things we have to do in a day, and we’re lucky if we get them all in. But one thing we simply CAN’T miss is our workout. I […]
I sipped ice cold water and stifled a laugh as I heard the woman three lounge chairs down go from conversational with her friend to straight up shrill momster in a split second. It was the most seamless almost split-personality-worthy transition I’d ever witnessed: “Yeah, so the accent pillows don’t really match the artwork but, you know, I – JACKSON!!! […]
Here’s how I see this whole parenting thing: Caring for our kids is a dream job that we as moms are lucky to have. Like a dream job, there are many days when you’ve got your shit handled. You’re the master of your domain. Your co-workers are pulling their weight and you’re working as a cohesive […]
SHitˌSHō: A description of an event or situation which is characterized by a ridiculously inordinate amount of frenetic activity. Disorganization and chaos to an absurd degree. Often associated with extreme ineptitude/incompetence and or sudden and unexpected failure. So that pretty much sums up parenting, at least to me it does. Frenetic activity = VP, my 2.5 […]