Virtual Social

Virtual Social

Hey, WordPress clan. I thought we might try having a social tonight. If you are among the members of my blog’s community, I’d like to get to know you better. I’m Shandean. I’m a toddler mom, the wife of perpetually tired resident, writer and entrepreneur trying to figure it all out. Follow me on Instagram [...]

How to Bake Bread!

How to Bake Bread!

*Read this in black and white with some sad music from the past* There was a girl, who once could not bake. She had made a few attempts at cakes, but they always end up lopsided and/or burnt. *Dramatically lifts veil* Then entered the coronavirus. And you know that trying to shop for longer periods [...]

Baby Reid No.2?

Baby Reid No.2?

These last few weeks, watching Siobhán grow like a weed and immersing myself completely in the experience of being her mom, I've been hit with an unexpected conundrum, baby fever. I feel it wash through me everytime I look at my child, or see one younger than her. I look at her baby pictured wrought with [...]

Lessons in Motherhood

Lessons in Motherhood

If motherhood has taught me nothing else, it is the true meaning of the phrase "beautiful mess" and the preciousness in appreciating every day and not letting life pass you by. This whirlwind of a journey has been indescribable from the start, but more importantly, I now understand the true preciousness of time and living in the [...]