Secret Life of a Mother

Irony and whining about 'having it all'

What to do with this tiny being? Favorite blogs.

For some reason many people describe life with a tiny baby as a horrible nightmare. There is no time to shower or even go to bathroom! There is definitely no time to eat. You will be happy if you will... Continue Reading →

Literature: baby manuals reviewed

Like many others, I have read a ton of baby -related books and some were more useful than others. Everybody is looking for a manual how to operate this little being, but the truth is that there is no one... Continue Reading →

How does my day with 12 week old look like

6 weeks ago I wrote this post on how a day with a 6 week old looks like. Now baby V is double as old, nearly double as heavy and more than double as smart as back then (evaluated by... Continue Reading →

About ‘Having it all’

For quite a long time, I've been a diligent reader of anything that discusses "having it all". I've managed to buy two Lean In books: one for graduates and one for non-graduates and have been religiously following Sandberg on the... Continue Reading →

Baby friendly fitness – my first experience

My baby is 8 weeks today and I (not the baby, me) have reached a milestone: got a green light from my doctor to start seriously exercising. It seems I was a bit conservative in my ¬†approach to this. At... Continue Reading →

What’s different second time around

Having my first daughter was an extraordinary experience, changing everything: my title (i.e. from non/mother to mother), priorities (from myself to my child), free time (from everything after work, to only when the child sleeps or I have a babysitter)... Continue Reading →

How does my day with 6 week old look like

This is my second child and although my first one is only 3 years old, I have already forgotten so many things. How were my days like with a newborn back then? Was it the same? What did I do?... Continue Reading →

Why I hate weather forecasts

I hate weather forecasts. I mean, I would love the concept of knowing what to expect. But from my experience, they are so inaccurate that they create false expectations.

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