Friends, Family, Food and Faith. These four words sum up how I was able to “survive” my first year as a mother. This year has been a rollercoaster, it’s been full of very high highs, and very low lows, and of course the in-betweens. There are so many things that I am thankful for as…… Continue reading A Year of Grace
I am proud (and slightly nervous) to introduce you to Callumazoo Creations for which I am the owner and designer! Since becoming a momma, I wanted to have a project that I could do for myself while having some fun. I got the idea as Callum is quite the chewer and I was tired of…… Continue reading Introducing Callumazoo Creations!
I got to meet Sheila when I was volunteering with the youth at the MET. The first thing I thought was wow this lady is crazy (or craaaazzzzy as Sheila would say). Crazy in a good way of course, but crazy. The amount of joy that resonates from her is indescribable. Her excitement and compassion as she lives…… Continue reading A Prayer from a Rescued Momma
As I sat in my car in the Conestoga mall parking lot, I told God that I had come to accept the fact that my baby fat wasn’t disappearing at the rate I wanted it to but that I needed to buy clothes that actually fit. I prayed for humility and that I would actual…… Continue reading Not One but Eight
I am so very proud to say that June 22nd marked my ninth month of pumping! It has been quite the ride and I’m so thankful to have been able to get this far. There are so many things that I have learned and I hope that they will be of some help to other…… Continue reading An Emerald Award
What a weekend! That’s almost an understatement. For those of you who are my friend on Facebook I am sure you were inundated with all the pictures from the May long weekend. Sunday was a special day for me as it was my first official Mother’s Day! I had asked that Mark not spend any (or…… Continue reading What a Weekend!
May. Mother’s day. A day when images of flowers, chocolate and homemade gifts come to mind. A day when women who have had children are supposed to be praised. On the other hand it’s a day that highlights a loved one is no longer present and a cruel reminder dreams have yet or may never…… Continue reading Mother’s Day Without You