I process things outwardly. I need to put things 'out there' to make it real. So I'm going to document this journey to health, the journey of putting me first. Mostly to hold me accountable, but also to serve as a record for myself for years from now so i can remember where i was… Continue reading The journey begins
I feel a little like Self Care is the 'it' word these days. Along with 'balance'. Any mom blog or website you read will reiterate over and over again the importance of taking time for you, reminding you that you can't pour from an empty cup. Every page differs on exactly what that self care… Continue reading Self Care
We've had a good bit of snow this winter. It's been prime weather for hibernating and avoiding life in general. I fell into a funk before Christmas, it hit me kinda like the snow, heavy and cold. I managed to make it through Christmas, and New years, and the beginning of the term, but it's… Continue reading Digging out…
We're painting the upstairs of the house. The plan is for us to move up from the basement apartment into the main house. And for grandpa to move down into the apartment. We're swapping spaces. The kids are cautiously excited about having their own rooms painted blue and purple at their request. We're going to… Continue reading New Beginnings
One of my children's favourite songs at the moment is Frozen's Let it go... although they sing it Letting go. While I'm not a huge fan of the movie the song hits home in so very many ways. I'm in the process of clearing out my mothers home. Boxes after boxes hold stories of a… Continue reading Letting go.
Parenting is exhausting. Like utterly and completely, mentally and physically exhausting. I spend most mornings negotiating the whims and desires of two little humans who are trying to figure out the world around them. Thanks to the love of one mama bear Berenstain, my kids have discouvered that their morning oatmeal should come with raisins… Continue reading Mama Bear is exhausted.