Mom: The Comedian

I have a clear early memory of my father standing in the deli department busting out his embarrassing dance moves to one of his favorite songs, that was blaring over the grocery story sound system. With each dance move he kept trying to get his children to join in as they stared back at him with eyes … Continue reading Mom: The Comedian

Thrifty Childhood

I love watching my children completely involved in their imagination play. So much personality and passion comes out. The things they are learning in their daily life come out while they are playing and concepts they are just figuring out work their way into their dialogue. My daughter is constantly giving her dolls time outs … Continue reading Thrifty Childhood

Living in uncertainty 

Rocking, swaying, breathing deep, counting, feeling his strong hands rubbing my back. Hearing his encouraging words supporting me as I concur this beautifully painful blessing of bringing life into the world. I know I can do this. It’s the second time I have put my body through this in the last 16 months. I feel … Continue reading Living in uncertainty 

When the Fog Lifts

My family and I often go on hikes. We love exploring the different mountain trails that living in vancouver offers. When my husband and I were first married we lived in Windsor, Ontario. If you have ever been, you will know that there are no mountains to be seen or oceans to explore. When we … Continue reading When the Fog Lifts