The Diaper Diaries

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A humourous look at parenting toddlers and the life that goes with it. I am a stay at home mom to 2 beautiful girls. Lily is 3 1/2 and Hannah is 1. I’ve been married 6 fabulous years to a wonderful husband and father. This is my life!

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When I was pregnant with my youngest son, Owen, I signed up for a yoga class, but quickly dropped out. I love yoga, but something about the nausea and lightheadedness I felt pretty much every time I tried to bend my enormous body in half took the joy out of it for me. So I looked forward to the class with moms and new babies under two months old with great anticipation. What could be better than spending an hour and a half in blissful yogic union with six other mothers and their babies?

The New Bed

It's bedtime, and Emi's asking for a drink before she goes to sleep. But tonight her usual request is accompanied by a more ominous directive. "Mommy," she says, her face solemn, "when you come back, we have to talk."

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