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“We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story.”
~ Jandy Nelson // I’ll Give You The Sun

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I love special occasions.  I always have.  The anticipation alone is one of my favourite things. Having said that, I’ve always struggled to let go of the moment.  I would do everything possible to keep the feeling going. And I do this with a lot of things. I keep tags on my clothes for a […]


March 18, 2018

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We think we know ourselves. We think we know what we’re capable of as parents and spouses and humans. We think we know the depths of our strength and our love and our courage. We think we know all of this…until we realize that we don’t. Until we sit in a room watching our life […]


March 16, 2018

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I remember putting my son to bed one night when I suddenly noticed how big he had gotten.  I remember when he was just a baby and he used to comfortably fit – spread eagle – across a pillow on my lap.  All of the sudden, when I sat with him in his chair at […]


January 29, 2018

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Hudson was only a few weeks old when I found myself sitting at our family’s dining room table across from one of my closest friends. It was Easter weekend and the flowers were starting to bloom and the air was starting to warm up. I remember how tiny he looked just sleeping there in my […]


March 2, 2017

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Every time I walk through the front door, it’s always the same things… It’s the cozy slippers walking along original hardwood floors. It’s the way the light flows in down the stairwell from the window at the end of their hall. It’s the way I never manage to get the door open on the first […]


January 22, 2017

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When I was pregnant with my son, my first baby, the anticipation of his arrival nearly drove me crazy.  Time seemed to go by so fast and all the while, he couldn’t get here soon enough.  Waking up each morning knowing that day could be the day was such a surreal feeling.  And on the […]


November 22, 2016