"My babies were becoming little boys, with personalities and opinions. In their own way, they could ask me to be fed and to be held, but not once did they ask me to be Instagram posts."
Jessi Cruickshank talks about how we’re conditioned to measure our babies against other babies—which is why any perceived setback feels intensely personal.
"No matter what I accomplished, from working to keeping two human beings alive…the number one question I got asked was: 'How did you lose the baby weight?'"
When Jessi Cruickshank's twins were eight-weeks-old she had to return to work—so her husband became a stay-at-home dad.
"In hopes of hearing from other moms who may have had similarly shameful thoughts to mine, I’ve decided to share them right here."
"Tears flooded my eyes as I lay there, helpless. This was never supposed to happen to me. I was supposed to have a perfect pregnancy."
A comprehensive guide to capturing the beauty, love, femininity, sexiness, shirtlessness and creepiness of your pregnancy.
Turns out even the most body-positive among us can turn into trolls when we gain 36 pounds and can no longer fit into our jeans.
Because Jessi’s twin pregnancy was high risk, she was told not to share her news for at least four months. Here are her tips on how to hide your pregnancy.
CBC star Jessi Cruickshank just announced that she’s having twins—in her words, she’s “basically Beyoncé." But she is, understandably, freaking out a bit.