A thought to start your day

Recently I wrote a letter to a committee about funding. It’s not easy to write those letters. They force you to face a certain reality about your life that is sometimes hard to face. Your time matters to me, so I won’t waste it going on and on about how important it is to find…

Portrayals of Parenting Solo.

I felt a jiggle in my brain. It happened as I tossed garbage into the bin at Chapters and the title of an article sitting atop the bin caught my eye. “Selfish Yuppie to Heroic Parent” read the title in yesterday morning’s Globe and Mail. The caption beneath it: “Single mothers used to be irrationally…

How many times do you need to pee on a stick?

Many, many, many times if you want to make sure you are NOT pregnant. Just like it requires many, many, many viewings of the stick to confirm that you ARE in fact, pregnant. Sienna is three months old and I was cleaning my house like I my mother was coming to visit, the dog was…

Lubed and delighted!

It was as my hand slid off her head that I reached for the light with a grimace and knew I was an idiot. You`d be amazed if you saw it, but it is true: my daughter`s dexterity and persistence has succeeded in picked locks at hotel mini-bar cabinets.  Which is why for the life of me I can`t…

Did you say 8 lbs???

My monthly gyno appointment was last Tuesday and at my un-eagerly awaited weigh-in I felt a little like shamu. “Eight pounds.” the doctors noted in her file. “Pardon?” Suddenly, I didn’t understand a word she said.  I figured another bout of pregnancy-hearing had swept over me, which I would describe as feeling like auditory dyslexia. “Eight.”…

Hello world!

So here we are – wee wiggles and me! A blog for moms and moms-to-be. Wee Wiggles is a social group based in Montreal, Canada with hundreds of members to who take part in various fun & fabulous activities around town. It’s an opportunity for our wee ones (0-24 months) to learn to socialize and for us moms to not forget…