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I tend to be very impulsive. Especially while I’m feeling anxious or depressed. I always feel the need to make quick and big decisions. Like to move or travel. Or in this case... buy a puppy! It’s not always a good thing but this time it definitely was! Kovu has brought so much joy and love to our family and he fits in perfectly. He bites everything and pees all over our house but he is patient, forgiving and is the fluffiest guy in the world! I don’t think we could have asked for a better pup! 🐢
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I tend to be very impulsive. Especially while I’m feeling anxious or depressed. I always feel the need to make quick and big decisions. Like to move or travel. Or in this case... buy a puppy! It’s not always a good thing but this time it definitely was! Kovu has brought so much joy and love to our family and he fits in perfectly. He bites everything and pees all over our house but he is patient, forgiving and is the fluffiest guy in the world! I don’t think we could have asked for a better pup! 🐢

Marshall and Chase! My little pupsπŸŽƒ I hope everyone gets a good selection! I know I’m not the only one excited to snack on all the candy that these kiddos get. Happy Halloween everyone!
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Marshall and Chase! My little pupsπŸŽƒ I hope everyone gets a good selection! I know I’m not the only one excited to snack on all the candy that these kiddos get. Happy Halloween everyone!

My little pumpkins πŸŽƒ
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My little pumpkins πŸŽƒ

Am I the only one that gets sucked up into what feels like an Instagram hole or something? It’s feels like some weird addiction... I wake up and instantly go scrollin through. Like wtf! Sometimes I feel so down on myself for not having that perfect bikini bod or that beautiful big white kitchen with marble tops. It’s hard and a little depressing. I need to take a step back and work on teaching myself to be grateful for every blessing that I have and be proud of them! .

Taking a much needed Instagram break to enjoy my little beach bums. Later days! Enjoy Summer everyone! β˜€οΈ
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Am I the only one that gets sucked up into what feels like an Instagram hole or something? It’s feels like some weird addiction... I wake up and instantly go scrollin through. Like wtf! Sometimes I feel so down on myself for not having that perfect bikini bod or that beautiful big white kitchen with marble tops. It’s hard and a little depressing. I need to take a step back and work on teaching myself to be grateful for every blessing that I have and be proud of them! . Taking a much needed Instagram break to enjoy my little beach bums. Later days! Enjoy Summer everyone! β˜€οΈ

Having this woman as the grandmother to my boys makes me the happiest mama ever. My mom was worried when I got pregnant with Daniel. I wasn’t in the best place and she knew how hard raising babies was. Since then she has supported me through all the bullshit and does everything she can to make things easier on Matt and I. She is truly the best grandma in the world. Shout out to the old ladies πŸ˜‰ We couldn’t do it without you. Am I right? .
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Having this woman as the grandmother to my boys makes me the happiest mama ever. My mom was worried when I got pregnant with Daniel. I wasn’t in the best place and she knew how hard raising babies was. Since then she has supported me through all the bullshit and does everything she can to make things easier on Matt and I. She is truly the best grandma in the world. Shout out to the old ladies πŸ˜‰ We couldn’t do it without you. Am I right? . . . . . . . . . . #momblogs #postpartumdepression #grandmasboys

How exactly did I get so lucky? These boys are beautiful. 
I’m working on appreciating everything that I have instead of constantly wondering what I else I can get. Happy Sunday everyone! πŸ’›

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How exactly did I get so lucky? These boys are beautiful. I’m working on appreciating everything that I have instead of constantly wondering what I else I can get. Happy Sunday everyone! πŸ’› #momblogs #mommyblogger #postpartumdepression #mentalhealthawareness #summerlovin

Yay for Friday! 
Friday for this mama means: Matt has two days off and I can finally take a nap and a shower for longer than a minute!πŸ‘ŒπŸΎ
Most importantly, my head calms down a little bit. My anxiety and depression feels like it almost disappears and everything feels safe again. Weekends with my boys makes me the happiest ever. Especially when they hop around in the grass looking as cute as this little guy 😍 
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Happy Friday! I hope everyone is feeling just as happy as I am today.
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Yay for Friday! Friday for this mama means: Matt has two days off and I can finally take a nap and a shower for longer than a minute!πŸ‘ŒπŸΎ Most importantly, my head calms down a little bit. My anxiety and depression feels like it almost disappears and everything feels safe again. Weekends with my boys makes me the happiest ever. Especially when they hop around in the grass looking as cute as this little guy 😍 #myhappy #momblogger #momblog #mentalhealthawareness #postpartumdepression Happy Friday! I hope everyone is feeling just as happy as I am today.

β€œDaniel let’s take a quick picture! Please don’t push your brother!” .... Lol in one ear, out the other πŸ™„ on the plus side... Summer is finally here!! We have been waiting so patiently. Who else is enjoying the beautiful weather? 
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β€œDaniel let’s take a quick picture! Please don’t push your brother!” .... Lol in one ear, out the other πŸ™„ on the plus side... Summer is finally here!! We have been waiting so patiently. Who else is enjoying the beautiful weather? #momblog #momblogger #summer #boymom

Throwback to some Summer loving with my babies (7 months pregnant with Dante) πŸ’•
I need this winter to come to a serious end. I don’t know about anyone else but I am beyond over it! The past couple weeks have been pretty hard for me. I don’t know if it’s the weather or what but I have been extremely depressed. I have been feeling myself slip back into old patterns. My doctor told me that it was possible for my #depression to feel worse after having a second baby. Well it’s feeling worse.  In Toronto I was seeing a couple different therapists. One for addiction and one for basically everything else. Since moving I’ve been really scared to find and open up to a new therapist but I made a promise to myself and my family that I wouldn’t allow things to get as bad as they did. Yesterday I made a huge step. I went to addictions counselling in my new city! I feel really proud of myself. It’s not easy and it’s okay that this is going to be a long process. Right now, I’m working on teaching myself to take things day by day and to be patient with myself and this entire journey. #itsokaynottobeokay .
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Throwback to some Summer loving with my babies (7 months pregnant with Dante) πŸ’• I need this winter to come to a serious end. I don’t know about anyone else but I am beyond over it! The past couple weeks have been pretty hard for me. I don’t know if it’s the weather or what but I have been extremely depressed. I have been feeling myself slip back into old patterns. My doctor told me that it was possible for my #depression to feel worse after having a second baby. Well it’s feeling worse. In Toronto I was seeing a couple different therapists. One for addiction and one for basically everything else. Since moving I’ve been really scared to find and open up to a new therapist but I made a promise to myself and my family that I wouldn’t allow things to get as bad as they did. Yesterday I made a huge step. I went to addictions counselling in my new city! I feel really proud of myself. It’s not easy and it’s okay that this is going to be a long process. Right now, I’m

Monday’s... We are not feeling it today. We are being as lazy as you could possibly be. How is your Monday going?
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Monday’s... We are not feeling it today. We are being as lazy as you could possibly be. How is your Monday going? . . . . . #mondays #caillou #boymom #momblog #canadianmoms #mommyblogger #postpartumdepression #ppd #ppa #toddlermom

These two. Daddy and Daniel. These sweet beans make me feel like one amazing woman. The love that they show me makes everything I do worth it. Being a woman is hard on its own. For me, being a black woman feels harder. These beautiful boys push me to be the strongest woman that I can be. And remind me that no matter how tough it feels and how hard it gets, I am a WOMAN and I can do it. 
Happy Ladies day gals! Sending so much love. from me and my boys to you. .
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These two. Daddy and Daniel. These sweet beans make me feel like one amazing woman. The love that they show me makes everything I do worth it. Being a woman is hard on its own. For me, being a black woman feels harder. These beautiful boys push me to be the strongest woman that I can be. And remind me that no matter how tough it feels and how hard it gets, I am a WOMAN and I can do it. Happy Ladies day gals! Sending so much love. from me and my boys to you. . . . . . . . #nationalwomansday #motherhood #fatherhood #woman #canadianmoms #boymom #momblog #blackmoms #mommyblogger #adidas #postpartum #postpartumdepression

Dante is half a year old! I can’t believe it. Our little Bubby had a bit of rough start. He was born a couple weeks early (because of my c section) at 5lbs, 9oz and his weight just wouldn’t go up. He had a these shakes in his arms and legs that wouldn’t settle unless you held him. Because of it, the doctors had to do a brain scan and a bunch of other tests to try and figure out why. It was terrifying. Everything came back normal which at the time was relieving but also didn’t really give us answers. After  two weeks the weirdest thing happened, his tummy blew up like a balloon and wouldn’t go down. (Which ended up being extreme gas) So our tiny little babe had to be taken to the hospital in an ambulance. This little man is the strongest guy in the world and we are so beyond blessed. Currently our little guy is doing great! He’s happy...like all the time and his favourite thing to do is stare at his little brother. We love you! Happy 6 months little Bubby Wubbis πŸ‘Ό
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Dante is half a year old! I can’t believe it. Our little Bubby had a bit of rough start. He was born a couple weeks early (because of my c section) at 5lbs, 9oz and his weight just wouldn’t go up. He had a these shakes in his arms and legs that wouldn’t settle unless you held him. Because of it, the doctors had to do a brain scan and a bunch of other tests to try and figure out why. It was terrifying. Everything came back normal which at the time was relieving but also didn’t really give us answers. After two weeks the weirdest thing happened, his tummy blew up like a balloon and wouldn’t go down. (Which ended up being extreme gas) So our tiny little babe had to be taken to the hospital in an ambulance. This little man is the strongest guy in the world and we are so beyond blessed. Currently our little guy is doing great! He’s happy...like all the time and his favourite thing to do is stare at his little brother. We love you! Happy 6 months little Bubby Wubbis πŸ‘Ό . . .

Watching these two love each other is one of my favourite things to do πŸ’•
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Watching these two love each other is one of my favourite things to do πŸ’• . . . . . . #momblog #momblogger #parenthood #fatherhood #baby #canadianmom #postpartum #postpartumdepression #ppd

I will not be looking this beautiful at 95. That’s for damn sure. This woman is amazing in too many ways. Can you believe that she still lives on her own? And drives! That’s a Leishman for you.  They don’t give up. My Grandma is my best friend. Massive mom guilt because I don’t get out to see her as often as I should and most of the time I blame it on being busy with the kids. When we moved, Matt and I talked about how amazing it would be being able to spend so much time at Grandmas but it hasn’t really been that way. I’ve promised myself to make a bigger effort. The boys and I have been doing our best to get out to see her as often as we can! I am so lucky to be able to make memories with my Grandmother and my kids! We spent the past two days laughing and eating too much jello! Ps: Daniel calls her Gate -Gama and it melts my heart every timeπŸ’›.
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I will not be looking this beautiful at 95. That’s for damn sure. This woman is amazing in too many ways. Can you believe that she still lives on her own? And drives! That’s a Leishman for you. They don’t give up. My Grandma is my best friend. Massive mom guilt because I don’t get out to see her as often as I should and most of the time I blame it on being busy with the kids. When we moved, Matt and I talked about how amazing it would be being able to spend so much time at Grandmas but it hasn’t really been that way. I’ve promised myself to make a bigger effort. The boys and I have been doing our best to get out to see her as often as we can! I am so lucky to be able to make memories with my Grandmother and my kids! We spent the past two days laughing and eating too much jello! Ps: Daniel calls her Gate -Gama and it melts my heart every timeπŸ’›. . . . . . . . . . . #momblogger #momblog #postpartumdepression #grandma #canadianmom

I feel so many different emotions when I think back to how this past weekend went. Mostly good ones since we got to see some of our favourite people. Buuuut It didn’t exactly start the way Matt and I had planned. We had a small house fire... Our first and hopefully our last. Everyone and everything is fine and Matt and were able to control it and stop it from spreading but it was absolutely one of the scariest things that we have ever had to deal with. Having our kids in the house and being in different rooms from each other while it happened was probably the scariest part. We think that a piece of paper off the bulletin board had fallen onto the candle that I stupidly put right underneath it. BIG lesson learned. I am just so thankful for my beautiful boys and everyone who came and turned our weekend right around. Daniel had an amazing time celebrating his 3rd Birthday with some of the most amazing people in the world! We love you all so much. I hope that everyone had a safe and happy Family Day weekend! πŸ’›
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I feel so many different emotions when I think back to how this past weekend went. Mostly good ones since we got to see some of our favourite people. Buuuut It didn’t exactly start the way Matt and I had planned. We had a small house fire... Our first and hopefully our last. Everyone and everything is fine and Matt and were able to control it and stop it from spreading but it was absolutely one of the scariest things that we have ever had to deal with. Having our kids in the house and being in different rooms from each other while it happened was probably the scariest part. We think that a piece of paper off the bulletin board had fallen onto the candle that I stupidly put right underneath it. BIG lesson learned. I am just so thankful for my beautiful boys and everyone who came and turned our weekend right around. Daniel had an amazing time celebrating his 3rd Birthday with some of the most amazing people in the world! We love you all so much. I hope that everyone had a safe and

My BABY!  My Valentine for the past six years and for the next million! Thanks for making yesterday so special. Eating too many fish tacos and snuggling our babies was the perfect way to spend the day. This guy is the best guy and I still can’t believe how lucky I am to be able to share this crazy ride with him! Let’s turn grey together @lycz24 πŸ’› I hope everyone had a happy LOVE day! .
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My BABY! My Valentine for the past six years and for the next million! Thanks for making yesterday so special. Eating too many fish tacos and snuggling our babies was the perfect way to spend the day. This guy is the best guy and I still can’t believe how lucky I am to be able to share this crazy ride with him! Let’s turn grey together @lycz24 πŸ’› I hope everyone had a happy LOVE day! . . . . . . . . . . . . . πŸ“· @calmellarm #valentinesday #momblog #mommyblogger #cansdianmom #canadianmom

Yesterday Daniel turned 3! Look how tiny he was! Mind blowing.  Our little bootis. My squish. He has brought us so much love and craziness the past 3 years and I couldn’t be more thankful. This little boy is full of the best kinds of energy! He drives us crazy and is full of sass but I couldn’t be luckier. Yesterday he woke up happy. Thank god πŸ˜‰ he was so proud that it was his special day and it was the cutest thing to see. We started the day off by driving to Timmy’s so that he could get his favourite: a chocolate muffin. After that we watched a little too much paw patrol, had a dance party and then headed to #Walmart so that he could pick out a toy! After playing with his new Birthday present and patiently waiting for Daddy to come home we dug into probably the worst Birthday cake in the entire world. Even Daniel didn’t like it! So we made cookies, ate them and went to bed! I think he had a great 3rd Birthday. We love you baby. Happy Birthday! πŸ¦• *Swipe to see the little clip of my goofball insisting that it’s actually my birthday. .
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Yesterday Daniel turned 3! Look how tiny he was! Mind blowing. Our little bootis. My squish. He has brought us so much love and craziness the past 3 years and I couldn’t be more thankful. This little boy is full of the best kinds of energy! He drives us crazy and is full of sass but I couldn’t be luckier. Yesterday he woke up happy. Thank god πŸ˜‰ he was so proud that it was his special day and it was the cutest thing to see. We started the day off by driving to Timmy’s so that he could get his favourite: a chocolate muffin. After that we watched a little too much paw patrol, had a dance party and then headed to #Walmart so that he could pick out a toy! After playing with his new Birthday present and patiently waiting for Daddy to come home we dug into probably the worst Birthday cake in the entire world. Even Daniel didn’t like it! So we made cookies, ate them and went to bed! I think he had a great 3rd Birthday. We love you baby. Happy Birthday! πŸ¦• *Swipe to see the

He’s sitting up! I don’t know how time went by so fast. It’s been almost half a year since he joined our little wolf pack! It’s the weirdest feeling being excited and sad about all these little changes. Stop growing Bubby! Stay my tiny little guy forever πŸ’• .
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He’s sitting up! I don’t know how time went by so fast. It’s been almost half a year since he joined our little wolf pack! It’s the weirdest feeling being excited and sad about all these little changes. Stop growing Bubby! Stay my tiny little guy forever πŸ’• . . . . . . #momblog #staysmall #canadianmoms #mommyblogger #babyboy #boymom #parenthood #motherhood #postpartumdepression #ppd

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