Category Archives: Married Life

Bloom When You Are Planted

Bloom where you are planted, they say. How about bloom when you are planted. It’s weird having two kids. And hard. I feel like too many instagrammers make motherhood seem just joyful and blissful and heavenly all the time, and it’s weighing … Continue reading

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Routine, or The Days of Our Lives

I’m three weeks into being back at work and I am finally getting into a groove. Most of the time our days look something like this: 5:30-6:00—Hutch wakes up crying in the next room over. In the morning he always … Continue reading

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A Good Hurt

I keep hearing about mothers whose babies have died, and I feel heartcrushingly sad. I don’t know how I would deal with the loss of my son, and sometimes when I think about it—trying to prepare myself for the horrific worst—I … Continue reading

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Maternity Leave in Canada

Noteworthy: I stopped working to take (legally acceptable) advantage of the Canadian Unemployment Insurance System. Maternity leave in Canada works like this: a pregnant woman who’s worked a certain number of hours in the year prior to her pregnancy is … Continue reading

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