10 THINGS I’D RATHER DO THAN WATCH THE OLYMPICS

My earliest memories of The Olympics are fond ones. I remember my grandparents (both Jamaican immigrants to Canada) watching religiously when it was on. Of course, at the time, I would have much rathered “Lamb Chop’s Play Along” been playing in the background, but alas, I was merely a child at a time when it…

MOM BRAIN

Oh, you didn’t know it was a scientific term? Well, it isn’t. BUT IT SHOULD BE. As you may already know (or will shortly find out), you don’t only lose your marbles while pregnant… as it turns out, even years after bringing baby into the world, you still somehow manage to forget where you left…

THE REBEL MAMA MANIFESTO

REIMAGINING MOTHERHOOD We’ve been thinking a lot about purpose lately.  Since we’ve come to learn that having purpose is absolutely integral to one’s happiness we’ve been consumed with carrying out a careful evaluation in order to establish what our own purpose is.  Obviously a major contribution that we will make to the world lies in the 2ft…

HUNGOVER PARENTING

When you finally make it out of the house for (some strange version of) a night of good old-fashioned debauchery, you’ll mostly likely have the time of your life. What follows though, may easily be the worst 24 hours of your adult life… Your baby will most definitely wake earlier than usual and probably choose…

A GUIDE TO TEMPORARY CHILD ABANDONMENT

Yes, we all love our little ones very much; however, we strongly believe that sometimes the best thing we can do for our families (and, of course, for ourselves) is to ditch the offspring in favour of an evening off – a night to reconnect with friends, to remember why we chose our spouses, or…

FAT MOM

I have this distinct memory of my mother putting on pantyhose. It wasn’t like the women in the movies; slow, smooth and sensual. It was awkward and cumbersome. She would sit on the bed, with one thigh on the mattress, supporting her weight as she wrangled her other leg into a scrunched up elastic foot,…

HOT TIPS FOR RAISING A FEMINIST

If you’re a normal human being living in 2018, you are acutely aware that although we’ve come a long way, we still have a long road ahead when it comes to both gender equity and gender equality; but let’s be positive here focus on the progress for a minute. When we look around, we see signs…

THE TOP TEN PARENTING QUOTES BY REBELLIOUS WOMEN

“Don’t tell your kids you had an easy birth or they won’t respect you. For years I used to wake up my daughter and say, ‘Melissa, you ripped me to shreds. Now go back to sleep!’” – JOAN RIVERS “The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us all to become our…

THE MOM DIET

THERE’S A NEW DIET THAT’S TAKEN THE NATION BY STORM… THE MOM DIET! DO YOU HATE EATING WARM MEALS? THINK NUTRIENTS ARE FOR LOSERS? HAVE YOU ALWAYS DREAMED OF A MOM BOD, BUT DIDN’T KNOW WHERE TO START? THEN THIS IS THE DIET FOR YOU! WHETHER YOU HAVE A NEWBORN, A BABY, A TODDLER, OR…

ALL THE TRAVEL TIPS WE’VE GOT

It’s about that time of year when everyone is toying with the idea of getting the fuck outta the Great White North… but air travel with babies and toddlers can seem like far too daunting a task to undertake – especially for first timers. Our advice? If you’ve got the time and the means, JUST…

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT… DEATH

Moms: The Undercover Queens of Morbid Thoughts. Sure, we might always be the first to reassure everyone else that there’s nothing to worry about and that everything’s going to be ok, but our internal dialogue? Oh dude – Stephen King ain’t got nothing on us. Why do you think we’re always going in to “check…

HYGGE WITH WHAT YOU HAVE

We all know that awkward time of the year – right after Christmas holidays have wrapped. The tree has been tossed to the curb, and your once very cozy house suddenly feels empty, cold and depressing as hell with no signs of letting up ’til Spring. So what can you do (aside from pouring yourself…