Mommy Meltdowns

Readers who love to write and want you to hear what they have to say. Rants, raves, reviews, opinions and stories of meltdowns – both toddler and mommy. This is what this space is for. Interested in contributing? Email Sandy at

What’s the deal with the Tooth Fairy?

I'm a pretty avid reader of Oh Baby! and yesterday Sandy posted a blog about the tooth fairy. I got to talking with a few friends and, to be honest, I think it's hilarious. The tradition of rewarding children for their teeth started in Europe. In some northern European countries children were rewarded for their first cut tooth. In other countries, like Ireland and England, they would reward their child for their sixth tooth lost with money...

August 25, 2011 Read Blog

Bedtime Battles

There are aspects of parenting that I feel like a total pro in. Then, there's bedtime. The beginning of Cailena's bedtime routine is so sweet; I really, really cherish it. Maybe too much... maybe she knows... It usually starts with a bath; although, if it's been a rainy or cold day and we've been stuck inside, neat and clean, a bath is sometimes skipped. Oh, How Sweet It Was! Then Caily dresses in fluffy, clean...

June 15, 2011 Read Blog


There is a time and place for everything. Recently I was on a date at a restaurant with my hubby. It was a fairly nice place and we arrived for dinner around 8 o'clock. We were seated and instantly regretted where we were sitting - at the table next to us were two mothers with their four children who looked as though they were under six. I have no problem with parents wanting to enjoy an evening out with their children but this was just...

May 25, 2011 Read Blog

Registry Rant

So I have 8 weeks left to go for my first child and it is a whole new experience that some of it I expected and some of it I did not. I have been getting so overwhelmed by stuff that it has been sending me into frenzies on a regular basis. My baby shower is coming up in a week and a half and since I haven't been working I don't have much to do but sit around at home and surf the internet. So I have this bad habit of checking my registry daily...

May 20, 2011 Read Blog

Chivalry is dead

Chivalry has to be dead as we are losing our compassion for others that need a seat on the TTC! picture this:  I got caught in a huge rain storm on my way to Women’s College Hospital for work so I was soaked from head to toe, literally. Now, I know that the morning trains are packed with people that have not had a good night sleep or are in the midst of a sleep on their way to work...but seriously people...what’s the matter...

May 16, 2011 Read Blog

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