I Sent My Daughter Back to Face to Face Classes

I Sent My Daughter Back to Face to Face Classes

My husband and I cautiously made the decision to send our daughter back to face to face classes this January after a few false starts last year. Eventually, hubby and I assessed the situation on an environmental level, on a personal level as individual parents and as a unit, and then incorporated the school's protocols [...]

5 Natural Ways to Detox After The Holidays

5 Natural Ways to Detox After The Holidays

I thought my family and I might benefit from a detox after the holidays, seeing as how much food we ate in a short space of time. Babe, let’s skip meat for two weeks...” If you’re thinking my husband’s face drained of colour, you’re absolutely right. My husband loves him some chicken. As anticipated, we [...]

What It’s Really Like Being Married to a Doctor

What It’s Really Like Being Married to a Doctor

Being married to a doctor is brutal. Even more so when said doctor is a resident. From the time my husband and I started dating, his professional path was something that I took honest consideration about, among other things. Not to be a brat, but as someone who was a student nurse myself once upon [...]

What It’s Really Like Working From Home With a Toddler

What It’s Really Like Working From Home With a Toddler

I have been working from home with a toddler since 2017. For most people, Covid 19 and the resulting work from home order sent parents into a tailspin. Even for people who work from home with older children, they're used to being able to send that child off to school or daycare, even if it's [...]

Baby Reid No.2?

Baby Reid No.2?

These last few weeks, watching Siobhán grow like a weed and immersing myself completely in the experience of being her mom, I've been hit with an unexpected conundrum, baby fever. I feel it wash through me everytime I look at my child, or see one younger than her. I look at her baby pictured wrought with [...]

Lessons in Motherhood

Lessons in Motherhood

If motherhood has taught me nothing else, it is the true meaning of the phrase "beautiful mess" and the preciousness in appreciating every day and not letting life pass you by. This whirlwind of a journey has been indescribable from the start, but more importantly, I now understand the true preciousness of time and living in the [...]