You’re not broken, just grieving

I felt like if I could just find someone to date, to fill the void, to be a father for my daughters, it would make me feel better. Then I would be fixed and everything would be ok. ⁠ ⁠ But the grieving doesn’t go away. ⁠ ⁠ Let me tell you, it’s amazing to […]

Define the love you want first

In honour of the anniversary of our first date…⁠⁠How will you know the person you are meant to be with until you define who he is? ⁠⁠Before I met Tim I had dated a little. After a few short-lived relationships I decided to write out a list of the qualities of the man I was […]

Supermoms Throw Out the Rules

The biggest lesson I’m learning as a mom is to let go of the strict rules and how I “should” parent, or should do this or that. I’d ask everyone for feedback. What do you do? How do YOU handle this situation with your kids. What SHOULD I do about bedtimes, sleep routines, their diet, […]

His Funeral was My Funeral

  His funeral was my funeral in more ways than one.  It was my funeral because it was the end of my life as I knew it. It was also a glimpse at what my funeral would look like. Steve died so suddenly that we didn’t have a chance to speak of his wishes around […]

I Found More Rope

This week has been a bit crazy. My oldest has been home sick for a couple days with a fever and bad cough. The night times have been rough. I’m sure you can relate – no matter what age your kids are now. There are just some of those nights. At the end of 2016, […]

Do I Live Happily Ever After?

Do I Live Happily Ever After? I have always loved a happy ending. Growing up, I loved the Disney movies with the princesses who found their prince and lived happily ever after. Who doesn’t want to “live happily ever after?” But what does “happily ever after” mean? When is the after? To what point? The […]