In The Shade of Grey

My heart feels heavy.. the way it does when you feel at a loss. These days feel confusing, uncertain of whether or not it’s my own feelings or postpartum depression seeping in. I feel sad, the way you do when you’ve lost a pet or maybe your favourite shirt. The feeling of unsettling prying at you. Again, I cannot tell you why.…

Bug Bite Thing: Pre-Review

Do you suffer from mosquito or other bug/insect bites during the summer months?  Living in Windsor, ON, Canada, this is a huge problem for my family and me. This is an issue that prevents me from allowing fire-pit nights, roasting marshmallows outside with my children, to avoid bug bites. Even with the layers of long sleeves, with sweaters, sweat pants…

Mothering without a Mom

I had spent the last few days contemplating on writing about this. A topic I rarely find easy to share about. I didn’t want to time it where it was close to Mother’s Day and ruin it for anyone else.   “I know this may not be the same story for everyone but it is something I struggle with every…

May: Mental Health Awareness Month 

May is an observed month for Mental Health Awareness in the United States since 1949.    Though I am not a citizen of America, I share the experience of Mental Illness with the whole world. And sharing my experience is an important point I’d like to advocate for on my blog.  Mental Health Awareness week is May 1st – May…

Making Goals as SAHM : May

I made a post last month about making goals as a stay-at-home-mom for April. How this was an important component to keeping sane, and having goals that are achievable and to promotion of self-care in motherhood.  I have an update on my April goals, and what I would like to do in May. It seems like April came and dipped. I…

Blogger Recognition Award

“In the moments when all I can round up is the women I have been blessed to find online, she would find herself to be one of those people who just reaches out to you and comforts you with wisdom.” Ten days ago, I was completely floored when I read my messages. There I found an uplifting message from a…