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PREGNANCY 2.0

I am officially in my THIRD trimester this week, and I honestly cannot believe it. This pregnancy has flown by, unlike my first – where it felt like I was pregnant forever! I first felt pregnant with Malakai when I was 29 (said in a Schmidty voice) , turning 30, and now I am 34 turning 35 (OMW talk about The Walking Dead) , and let’s just say this pregnancy #2 has been a whole ‘nother ball game on it’s own. Every pregnancy is different from the next, and every… Read More

THE MOM TRAP | SNEAKY LIES THAT TRAPS US AS MOMS

I have found that thee most wildest of battles to confront, and overcome are always the battles that go on in my mind. “Did I mess this up, did I say or do the wrong thing, why did they say that or behave like that around me, am I over thinking this or not putting enough thought into it?” It’s one thing to have your own personal “mind” battles, but it’s another thing when those mind battles start to attack our “mom-hood” – because it involves other little people, OUR… Read More

HEY LOVER

Being in love , or should I rather rephrase : choosing to be in love and to stay in love with somebody else  is a tricky business isn’t it? We’re all flawed people, and we all have our quirks – some favorable, and some not so favorable. Yet, when we choose to commit to somebody special, we choose to do the journey – the LONG journey (the good, the bad, and the weird) TOGETHER. Love can be:  messy, disappointing, and confusing for the most part… YET, in the same breath;… Read More

THE INTROVERTED MOM

A common misconception when people first meet me, is to naturally assume that I am outgoing and an a natural extrovert. Probably because I teach drama, write and direct shows, and come across as quirky and bubbly. Yes, I can do all those things – but believe me when I say: I LOVE ‘me time’, I love being alone, getting lost in a book or in a gripping series, or hanging out in a coffee shop (by myself- ha). Introverted people can be conversational, confident, creative. YET, they desperately need… Read More

BIG BROTHER UPGRADE

Our little family is growing from three Fergie’s, to a family of four. WOOOHOOOO! It still feels surreal, like it’s still one big hazy dream. Then again pregnancy hormones do add to that constant hazy like living, where everything feels dream like. But more on pregnancy symptoms and detailed pregnancy round two report will follow in the next post. I wanted to focus on our little Malakai, and how he has been embracing the baby news. Malakai is four years old, and he will be turning five this year. In… Read More