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Megan Howarth

Doula, childbirth educator, and blogger based in Montreal, Quebec

Megan Howarth has been working with women and families in Montreal as a birth and postpartum doula since 2011. She also teaches prenatal classes to expectant parents with <a href="http://www.montrealprenatalclasses.com" rel="nofollow">Birds and Bees Prenatal Classes.</a> <br> <br> When she isn't busy rushing off to births or helping new families, she is spending time with her husband, Pete and her two hilarious and amazing sons, Dylan and Miles. <br> <br> You can find her blogging about pregnancy, birth, and motherhood at <a href="http://www.meganthedoula.com" rel="nofollow"> www.meganthedoula.com</a>
Working From Home With Kids

Working From Home With Kids Sucks

Hey there, guy from the BBC viral video from last week. I know, you must feel completely mortified as the entire world found out that you were more than just an expert on South Korea. GASP! You're a father, too! Working from home, or doing a job that requires a lot of your work to happen in your home, is rough when you have kids.
03/13/2017 09:15 EDT
My Husband Is Not The

My Husband Is <em>Not</em> The Babysitter

If I bump into someone they will ask me, "Where are the kids?!" as if I left them abandoned under a bridge. Somehow it doesn't occur to them that it could be possible that their <em>father</em> is caring for them during that time.
02/16/2017 04:31 EST
What's The Best Age To Become A

What's The Best Age To Become A Mom?

Confident, successful and amazing 20- to 40-something women can all that agree when it comes to having babies, we're all wondering the same things. Having babies earlier, or waiting a bit later -- what's best?
09/06/2016 10:11 EDT
5 Pieces Of Parenting Advice You Should

5 Pieces Of Parenting Advice You Should Ignore

The moment you announce your pregnancy the entire world suddenly feels the urge to share all their tried and tested tips and advice. It doesn't matter that you're an adult and have, presumably, gotten through life so far relying on your own common sense and life skills.
12/08/2015 12:04 EST
The Other Side: Life As A New

The Other Side: Life As A New Parent

The truth is, the birth of your baby will most likely be the most transformative and life-changing experience you will ever go through. You will enter the experience living in one dimension and you will exit feeling truly like you are on "The Other Side" of your life.
11/27/2015 05:06 EST
Our Differences Strengthen The Sisterhood Of

Our Differences Strengthen The Sisterhood Of Motherhood

Forget the mommy wars. Companies pit us against each other and sell more products. Once we realize that mommy wars don't exist and that we are all actually just trying to do whatever works best for us we can focus on talking about our differences and opening ourselves up to what others are doing and have to say.
10/29/2015 08:45 EDT
I Threw a Shoe at My 6 Month

I Threw a Shoe at My 6 Month Old

My husband was holding him and I think I may have almost wanted to hit them. I know I wanted something to happen. I was thinking that if I threw that shoe hard enough maybe it would crack the layer of suffocation I was feeling around me. Maybe it would give me some air, or maybe I'd get in trouble and someone would say "Okay, she's clearly had enough. Let's give her a week off from this motherhood thing."
10/19/2015 05:39 EDT