TGIF! First Friday as a Working Mama: Thankful for Friday, Family, Puddle Jumping, Dinners I Didn’t Make, Farts, Speed Dry Cycle, Lysol Wipes and Spare Sheets

We survived our first week at work/daycare!  Hurray!  It's worth noting that I went back on Thursday so it was only a 2 day work week but still;  We did it!  The babes had a blast at daycare.  They played hard with the other kids and were exhausted each night.  On our first Friday in … Continue reading TGIF! First Friday as a Working Mama: Thankful for Friday, Family, Puddle Jumping, Dinners I Didn’t Make, Farts, Speed Dry Cycle, Lysol Wipes and Spare Sheets

Two Babies in One Year & a Year-Long Unpaid Maternity Leave…We Did It! (We did it! We did it! Yeah!)

A Reflection on the Past Year WARNING:  This is a long one.  I recommend pairing it with a glass of cabernet sauvignon and a hot bubble bath so long that your skin gets all pruny.  (One can dream, right?) I cannot believe it is April 1st!  Where has the time gone?  My second maternity leave finishes in … Continue reading Two Babies in One Year & a Year-Long Unpaid Maternity Leave…We Did It! (We did it! We did it! Yeah!)

The Teppan Yaki Dining Experience: Two Adults, Two Babies, Too Many Chopsticks and a Japanese Restaurant!

Yesterday afternoon, Hubby called and said he was going to be leaving work early so we could have dinner together and asked what I thought about him making a reservation for the two of us and our two babes at our favourite Japanese Teppan Yaki restaurant.  What did I think?  Immediate reaction: Yay!  Dinner together!  The … Continue reading The Teppan Yaki Dining Experience: Two Adults, Two Babies, Too Many Chopsticks and a Japanese Restaurant!

Overeasy: How eggs are cooked. Nothing else about breakfast out with two babies is even close to easy.

Yesterday, hubby and I woke up to a beautiful, sunny fall Sunday morning.  In our pre-babies life, we used to go out for breakfast every weekend.  Sometimes on Saturday and Sunday mornings.  We love breakfast and starting our day off sitting in a busy diner enjoying 2 eggs over-medium, bacon for him, ham for me, … Continue reading Overeasy: How eggs are cooked. Nothing else about breakfast out with two babies is even close to easy.