September Project – Nursery – Part 2: The Popcorn fiasco

September 12, 2016 TheSpanishMom 0

As I described in my previous September Project post (the plan), the first step in the Nursery project was to repaint the popcorn ceiling in white as well as painting all the walls in a cream color. By doing that we would no longer have a “half-painted” room with some walls painted in purple and others painted in cream. We would also cover some stains and patches from the previous owner. In order for me [Continue Reading…]

September Project – Nursery – Part 1: The Plan

September 1, 2016 TheSpanishMom 0

For those of you that still don’t know me, I’m a person that loves staying busy, extremely busy sometimes, so I have a never-ending list of pending/future projects that I work on over time on top of my 24×7 mommy job with my 3-month old baby and my full time job at the office (although I’m currently on maternity leave). Don’t get me wrong, I can also enjoy a good lazy weekend but it’s not [Continue Reading…]

Back to work

Back to work and other horror stories

August 20, 2016 TheSpanishMom 2

I was right now looking at my little munchkin and thinking “I can’t believe it’s been three months already“. And yes, time flies and it flies extremely fast. While it is awesome to see the little one growing and developing his new skills over time, it is scary and overwhelming seeing how quick everything is going and how close I am getting to the end of my maternity leave. And to be honest, just the [Continue Reading…]

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Take the posts with a grain of salt

August 18, 2016 TheSpanishMom 0

The first urge when you know that you are pregnant is to start googling and reading absolutely everything related to pregnancy and labor (or at least that was my case). Internet is a great resource and it has tons of information to offer, specially related to a topic that popular. There’s plenty of blogs and websites that try to stick to the facts and are definitely a good source of information but there are others [Continue Reading…]

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I am pregnant… And now what?

August 15, 2016 TheSpanishMom 0

Pregnancy and Labor are words that can be somehow scary for a first time mother but if you add “being a foreigner” to the mix then these words are definitely terrifying. With this post and other ones in these series I hope I can help you, foreign mama, in the process of having a baby in Canada. When I first learned that I was pregnant it was an extremely happy moment for me; however, being [Continue Reading…]