tired 

Add Lentils to Your Family's Diet for a Quick Fibre Boost

There's a whole lot to love about lentils. These small, lens-like seeds are often referred to as a type of pulse or dal. They're packed full of protein and fibre, and are a great source of plant protein for many diets. Ancient Greeks included lentils...

This Thanksgiving I'm Thankful for Bedtime

A friend called the other day. "It's disturbing to me," she said, "how much I look forward to bedtime." I concurred. There are definitely days when bedtime can't come soon enough. OK, who am I kidding? There are days when I start counting the hours...

Surviving the day on too little sleep

When you have a brand new baby, everyone tells you to sleep when the baby sleeps. It's important advice, and if you aren't following it, I have just one question: Why not? But once you go back to work, or become a parent of two or more, napping...

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie return to the States

New parents Brad Pitt and Angelina are on the move with their ever-growing family. The couple recently returned to the states with all kids six in tow to hit the red carpet for Angelina's newest film The Changeling. Angelina shared a few tidbits of...

DailyDish - Don't take it personally

Want to save your marriage despite having kids? Remember this....

Are you always tired?

If I rest my head for more than five seconds when I put Nolan down, I'll be out cold. I have to resist his puffy blue pillows during naptime, or I'll waste those precious two hours when I could be writing, prospecting, researching, doing laundry for...

Taking a baby to a wedding

I'm so very excited. Earlier this year I received an invitation to a friend's wedding, and now that day is upon us. A week from now me, my husband, and, yes, my son, will all be piling into a rental car and heading somewhere in upstate New York to...

Friday's a drag

Normally, people like Fridays. For those with a Monday-to-Friday work week, it signals the end of the time period where we've sold our days to our employer, freeing us for more pleasurable pursuits. A full five days of work can take a lot out of you...

The mega-meltdown

If you were in the San Carlos, California Office Depot yesterday around lunchtime or, for that matter, anywhere within a hundred mile radius, that ruckus you heard was Jared having a mega-meltdown. The kicking and screaming, the wailing and crying --...

Would you hire a maternity nurse?

An article in the Scotsman online reports a trend in the UK among brand new parents: the hiring of private maternity nurses to ease the pain of those initial bleary-eyed sleepless nights. Though maternity nurses do not come cheap (about 150...

What to do when bedtime comes...and goes

My daughter has never been one of those kids that goes to sleep easily. Even as an infant, she fought sleep until the very end, eventually passing out from pure exhaustion. Things got better as she has gotten older; now at two, she's usually able to...

FollowUs

Flickr RSS

TheTalkies