Slow Down: A Reminder for Those Days When Things Are Crazy

Slow Down: A Reminder for Those Days When Things Are Crazy

I found this music video by Nichole Nordeman the other day called “Slow Down” and it turned me into a puddle. I was having an especially challenging day and just thought you know what, I might seriously lose my marbles here. Then I heard this song and started to tear up. The emotional roller coaster […]

Moving With Kids: Children, Change and Starting Anew

Moving Day

Image credit: © Wavebreakmediamicro | Dreamstime.com We recently packed up our brood; three kids and the family dog and moved ‘internationally’.  Alright, so internationally makes it sound far more exotic than it was, we moved from Chicago to Toronto; while culturally they are very similar, it is a move that is not without its immigration […]

Chemical Pregnancy

Chemical Pregnancy

Before the birth of our third child the term chemical pregnancy came up for me repeatedly in chatting with other moms. The general consensus was that until it happened to them, no one had heard the term before. I was pregnant 3 times in one calendar year, none of the pregnancies went beyond 9 weeks.  […]

The Switch Witch

The Switch Witch

The Switch Witch was introduced to me a few years ago by a mom-friend of mine. I laughed when she said it because I thought there is NO WAY my kids would go for it, but lo and behold, they think she is the best thing ever. Have you heard of her? You might want […]

My Daughter’s Imaginary Family

My Daughter's Imaginary Family

WARNING: The first paragraph is kind of creepy so if you are scared of the boogieman then I would skip it. My girlfriend once told me that the names of imaginary friends are actually names of children that have died in your house. That’s an awesome urban legend isn’t it? Her imaginary friend’s name was […]