Motherhood is a Constant Challenge

Motherhood is the toughest – longest – challenge I’ve ever faced! Parenting or child rearing is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, financial, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood. Parenting refers to the aspects of raising a child aside from the biological relationship. -Wikipedia Between exploding diapers, tantrums, and pure exhaustion, it […]

You Never Stop Needing Your Mom

As children we can’t wait to get out of the clutches of our parents, we try and try until finally we reach an age where we can! My parents split before I was old enough to know any better, there were other important father figures along the way, but to me, my mom was everything. At 15, when she decided […]

Sometimes Helping Is Hurting

My daughters are only 18 months apart and too often my oldest will correct her sister in the name of helping. It’s an ongoing issue that extends into all aspects of their lives, and often leaves my other daughter either in tears or extremely frustrated. The girls are both in French Immersion and my oldest, in Grade 2, obviously pronounces a […]

Talking To Your Children About Their Body

Between the media and superficial members of our communities, It’s hard not to be affected by societies opinion on personal image! I came across this video one day and it got me thinking, I’ve always had body image issues – I still do! So how can I help my daughters not to? How can I help to raise the next […]