Life After Baby: Beginning My Journey as a Freelancer

Our baby is almost 5 months old and I’m finally starting to fit in some time for myself. I’ve been able to do yoga once a day with the FitStar Yoga app on iPad. What helped us was getting him in a schedule of eat-play-sleep. I’ll write a later post soon with a free download…

WIshlist Products For Our Etsy Shop

Here are stuffs I’m planning to make for my baby. If successful, we’ll also sell them in our Etsy shop. Space dino crib mobile For the nursery, we’ve always had the idea of having a “dinosaur in space à la Petit Prince” theme, whether we were having a boy or girl. So what could be…

Taking Care of Business With a Baby

Hello my little pomegranate, We’re back from the long weekend and we got a lot done in the apartment, ready for your arrival. In the midst of the hospital stays, house bed rest, and work holidays, I find myself completely behind schedule with my blog. I will be trying this week to get back on…

To Raise a Zen Ninja Baby

Hello my little BOY artichoke, That’s right! We know what you are now! There was no doubt in our mind, but it was so wonderful to find out finally. Here’s a picture of your dog sister Myla we took to announce the news to our whole family. What a week we’ve had, your dad and…

Rawr Academy’s 2-Month Anniversary

After spending a horrendous morning at the doctor’s clinic trying to see the doctor without an appointment, I’m reminded that life takes a constant supply of extra-strength patience. For example, you can’t just be pregnant and have a baby right away; it’s a 9-month waiting period, sis. You can’t just launch an Etsy shop and…

Children’s Story: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Box?

Hello my little pepper, Sorry for my repeated sneezes last night: they must have shook your little house quite a bit. Because you’ve been so good to Maman, I wanted to come up with a special little blog post for you this morning: I wrote you a little story. I inspired myself from Myla, your…

This is Our Business Game Plan

The hubby and I sat down last gloomy Sunday morning over disappointing waffles* to discuss what we wanted to do with our weekend. We both had a lot of actual work to do. And it made us both think that our current work situation needed to change pronto dente (I forget what movie that’s from….

Pushing Myself to do More For Family & Business

Hello my little baby, I’m writing this from bed on my cellphone because I’m too tired to walk to the living room and grab my iPad or laptop. But I promised your Dad I would blog because I’m already behind 2-3 posts. I haven’t been able to sleep well. I don’t want to blame you,…

Blog Review: Mama and Baby Love

Since last week, I’ve decided to do a regular Reviews series that will help me navigate the do’s and don’t’s of a successful small business online. We have a shop. We have items listed in the shop. Now what? That’s what I will be exploring with my blog. And the best way to learn is…

Do What You Love When You’re Ready, Sort of

When my boyfriend and I decided to have a baby, it was easy. We definitely knew we wanted kids together and we just decided to start a family sooner than later. That’s a bit unconventional for most people, but waiting a few months or a few years would not have changed our decision to have…

Swinging Moods: Bad for Business?

Hello my little avocado, How are you my little one? Wish you could be with us right now. Picture me at the couch watching TV, your dog sister Myla curled up next to me, and your Dad working at the computer. It’s a pretty happy scene, non? We skipped out on a Tycho concert at…

Work That Makes You Proud

Hello my little baby, I felt you move the other day. It was beautiful. We created you! You’re moving! You can hear me! You even went to your first concert (RAC is amazing!) Nothing about your development fails to delight me. You keep growing, my little orange, okay? I’m so proud of you. I carry…