Author: tovaleigh1

To The Mom I Judged: I’m Sorry

Guest Post by Karen Szabo Before we had our son, I thought I knew everything about raising kids and that I was prepared. I was a know-it-all. I had all the answers. I felt like I was at the top of that game. I thought since I had a background in psychology, I am an aunt, I have friends with kids, and I work with kids that I was set. “I’ve got this”. I’m great with kids and kids take to me. I’m approachable and fun. “I’ve got this”. Sure you do Karen, sure you do. Truth is, I...

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People often ask Mike what it’s like being married to a ‘mommy blogger’. Well, look what happened when he took over the camera and really went for it (and try to ignore my shadow in the background laughing my face off). Mr. Leigh, you did an amazing job! I really am a little bit scary…....

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There Is Nothing Stronger Than LOVE

A few days, my 6-year-old daughter told me that after struggling to keep up with some boys while playing football at school, a classmate told her that “boys are just stronger than girls”. She looked at me with her big blue eyes and said: “It’s not fair mommy, I try my best but they are just stronger than I am”. My heart broke into a million pieces. I wrapped my arms around her and said this: “I think you are so very strong. With how you never give up and how you help others. With your kindness and amazing...

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Have You Bounced Back?

People seem to think that the most important thing a woman can do after having a baby is to ‘bounce back’. Well here are a few other little things that are kind of important too…...

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Hands Up If You’re Having Sex

People often joke about sex after marriage. “What sex”? Right? But for me, the big change in our sex life came after we had children, and if I am being totally honest, I don’t think the lack of sleep or time were the only reasons for why we basically stopped having sex for a while. I mean let’s face it, how much time and energy do you really need for a three-minute ‘quickie’ before the baby wakes? In my personal experience, it had more to do with how I felt about my own sexuality. You see, something happened to...

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