It’s Ok to Change

On a hike last week, my sister and I talked briefly about evolving as people because of life experiences. We talked about how it is ok to change. It's ok to change. Those words stuck with me and so I decided to write about it this week. When I started my research on the topic…

In Closing – Becoming

It took me a really long time but I finally finished Michelle Obama's book, Becoming. It was a heavy, multi-layered, slow read that required me to pause and think deeply a lot. I don't think it's everyone's cup of tea but despite some initial doubts, it turned out to be mine. About a third into…

We are the Sum of Our Company

Become wise by walking with the wise; hang out with fools and watch your life fall to pieces ~ Proverbs 13:20 The Message (MSG).  One of the more difficult things for me to work out postpartum was a consistent routine that allowed me to feel my healthiest and keep excess weight off. Pre-baby and during maternity leave…

Funny First Date Horror Story

I am having a crappy week healthwise so I delved into some articles/journal entries/posts that I wrote a few years ago hoping for a little "pick up." I came out feeling much better and thoroughly reminded that dating was not only a lot of work, but it was also full of funny experiences like this…

Dear Fellow Novice Mum: It Gets Better

“Sometimes life gets weird. Hang in there, it gets better.” ~ Tanner Patrick I often freely state that my first 3 months postpartum were a traumatic haze of pain, sleep deprivation and a baby who screamed seemingly incessantly. It was hard. I was absolutely convinced that Nate would be my one and only baby. After all,…