Some people cope well with exhaustion. I am not one of them. Some people get up after a rotten night's sleep, try to wake themselves with a hot shower, then slug back a coffee or two. By the time they've left the house, you wouldn't know they'd hardly slept. I am not one of those … Continue reading Some People Cope Well With Exhaustion – I Am Not One Of Them
"Sleep while the baby sleeps!" Heard that piece of advice before? You're not alone. It's one of those well-worn parenting clichés, like "this too shall pass" and "enjoy every moment". Well, I don't know about you, but I fail spectacularly at sleeping while the baby sleeps. And there are a number of reasons why... Excessive … Continue reading Reasons I Fail At Sleeping While The Baby Sleeps
The question that has plagued all newlyweds from the first day they got married and for apparently the years to come after the wedding. My wife and I got married about a year ago and this question still seems like an appropriate question to ask. It’s usually asked by those people that have lost touch … Continue reading How Is Married Life?
In the summer of 2016, my wife and I went on an adventure to Boston, Massachusetts, one of the United States of America's oldest cities. Whether you're wandering through revolutionary history or munching on a Boston Burger by the seaport, it's a city that's set to impress. MUST SEE! There's no more quintessential a Boston experience … Continue reading Mikey’s Travels – Boston – Beantown
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As with most Saint Day’s in Italy, there is a special sweet treat that my family eats to commemorate the first day of spring. On the first day of spring throughout all of Southern Italy, my family heads to the local Italian bakery to purchase the traditional Zeppole of Saint Giuseppe. Zeppole are donut like … Continue reading Zeppole – Traditional Italian Fritters
Having children usually means lots and lots of toys around the house. And sometimes those toys aren't quite ready for children straight out of the packaging. The dreaded words "assembly required" can make any day more stressful than relaxed. Below is a list of "encounters" were sure all new parents have experienced when assembling toys … Continue reading The Stages Of Toy Assembly As New Parents
Dear Daddy's Girl, I can’t quite believe it! In many ways the past six months have whizzed by at a scary speed. Sometimes I feel like I blink and you’ve changed right there in front of me. I‘ll never forget the first day Mommy and I brought you home from the hospital. You were so … Continue reading A Letter To My 6 Month Old Daughter
Much of life is shaped by the choices we make. We choose where we want to work and where we will live. We choose friends and partners. Most of us also choose who we marry (if we choose to marry). When we commit to someone, typically we are agreeing not only to commit to them, but to what—and … Continue reading Tips For Dealing With Difficult Family
In the early days of 2016, I found myself on one of the most rewarding adventures I’ve ever been on. India was calling... Old and new, colour and chaos, sticky cities and lush mountain ranges – India is a bustling cacophony of wonderful that blazed a trail in my memory long after I returned home. … Continue reading Mikey’s Travels – India – The Land Of Spices