A Short Break

Due to the fact that the stomach flu has been making the rounds in my house (boooo!), I'm a little behind in my writing. So the next part of the "Once Upon a Summer" series will be posted next week. My apologies for the delay. In the meantime, if you've missed any of the installments … Continue reading A Short Break


For My Mom

Mother's Day. What a special day! I never knew how much my mother sacrificed on a day-to-day basis until I had my own kids. Night-time feedings when she desperately needed to sleep. Countless dirty diapers to change. Endless cleaning to do. Meals to cook. Shoelaces to tie. Boo-boos to kiss. Tears to wipe. Little voices … Continue reading For My Mom

Mother’s Day Special: $3 Off Motivated Moms Calendar

The lovely ladies at motivatedmoms.com have e-mailed out a special coupon code for me share on the blog. During the checkout process, enter the coupon code MOTHER in order to receive $3 off! It is valid May 13th only. Awesome!!! The app will also be on sale in the itunes store. Happy Mother's Day! Related … Continue reading Mother’s Day Special: $3 Off Motivated Moms Calendar

The Cleaning Lady

The auditorium was filled with clusters of balloons—cheerfully bobbing bursts of colour. A band was playing, and people clapped and swayed to the toe-tapping beat. Some were dancing. The atmosphere was one of celebration. This was no ordinary party, however. This was a funeral. Yes, you read that correctly. A funeral. Before her death, the … Continue reading The Cleaning Lady

On Being Perpetually Pregnant – Guest Post by Christina D’Angelo

Then he brought Abram outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars if you think you can count them.” He continued, “This is how many children you will have.” Genesis 15:5 The funny thing about having a rather large mouth that likes to spout off—on its own accord, without the benefit … Continue reading On Being Perpetually Pregnant – Guest Post by Christina D’Angelo