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The Blog Grab Bag
At 21 years old I snagged the most sarcastic, handsome, legally-aged, country boy I could find within claw-grasping distance. We fell in madly love, got married and made adorable offspring. Then I learned those things that magnetize you to each other become the sources of daily huffs and eye rolls. That sharp wit of his […]
I remember sitting in my parent’s living room with my 9 month old on my lap. I was nauseated, tired and frazzled and my Dad said, ‘what’s going on with you?’. I almost burst into tears when I blurted, ‘I’m pregnant and I’m exhausted!’. I don’t remember much more, but I know he laughed at […]
There is a variety of patience that is employed while waiting to go into labour (real labour) It’s not like the patience involved in waiting for a beard to grow, or for your quinoa waffles to cook. It’s a very uncertain, edgy, draining time. Like any moment you could get a knock on your door […]
I know it’s ridiculous. I know just because I think something, doesn’t make it truth. But I felt such a loss. Though I didn’t lose anything, or anyone I should say. Getting pregnant was a struggle with our first, then an unplanned God-sent surprise with our second. I can call it hopeful, though it’s […]
Last January my hubby and I moved into this 80s bi-level box. You see them in every Canadian community, you know the layout in your mind without even entering. It is my nature to want to change every single surface in this home – this terrifies my husband, especially when he hears the words […]