Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day – share your story or just tweet with the hashtag #BellLetsTalk and they will donate an additional 5¢ to mental health initiatives in Canada. Break the stigma, let’s talk about Mental Health. I had no real desire to share this blog post I wrote 4 months ago until today. The fear of sharing it was holding me back.. and I’m trying to overcome my fears, so
I’ve heard more times then I’d like to count how “I don’t know how you do it!” when people find out what my everyday schedule is usually like. Somehow, this makes me some sort of a superhero or something. To me, it makes me a mom. It was up until recently that I was doing a pretty good job of it, I mean I must be if people are applauding
It’s been a rough couple of weeks, as you can probably imagine. I was in a peaceful sleep on a Sunday morning when I rolled over and happened to pick up my phone. This lovely image was staring back at me with just an “so this happened….” message.
It seems innocent enough. Glowing parents welcome a beautiful new bundle at the hospital, they go home and cuddle and coo for a few weeks of solitude and then suddenly the questions pour in.. so I plead with you, the next time you want to ask? Please don’t. The one question you need to stop asking me ….
Parents know it – the challenge is all too real. Once that final bell dings for the school year panic ensues, you now have kids running under foot all day – everyday, or most of the day if you are lucky to have kiddos in camp or daycare. How are you supposed to get anything done? My daughter is wonderful and usually gives me a bit of spare time to
Working in healthcare and alternative health I’ve always firmly believed in listening to your body. I had been experiencing a gradual increase in abdominal pain for over a week that ended up peeking at an intensity of 9/10 – during my drive home with Alivia. I gasped at every red light and choked back tears trying to ask Alivia to please play quietly to herself while I tried to reach