As someone who grew up in a warm climate, the Canadian winters are harsh, to say the least. Most people know how cold Canadian winters are, and so when summer comes around people (and when I say ‘people’ I...
  Before I gave birth to my son, I ran almost every day. I ran in the bitter cold. I ran under the scorching sun. I rose at the crack of dawn to run before work. And in college, I...
There’s almost nothing that I love more than seeing my son’s reaction when my husband returns home from work. As soon as he hears my husband’s footsteps approaching the front door, he shifts in his seat and says one...
  Summer is almost upon us and that means SUMMER VACATION! I remember how those words were music to my ears. How I would count down the days until I was free from school and could do whatever I wanted....
What do you get to the most important man in your life? The man that raised and made you who you are today? Your father is the one that picked you up and carried you all the way home...
Ever since my calendar announced that it was March 20th, I decided that it was time to embrace springtime. There was still snow on the ground, and my weather app said that it was technically freezing. But, I refused...
Since becoming a mother, I suddenly understand my own mother so much better. How it took ingenuity and out-of-the-box thinking to become a successful work-at-home parent. How confusing it must have been for her to cheer on my growing...
Spring is literally the awakening of the people because we have been buried in snow and cold for nearly 6 months.  It’s always funny to me how the minute the temperature goes above zero so many people start to...
The relationship between mother and child is like no other. Unfortunately as children we usually take our mothers for granted. She could be the most amazing mom in the world yet we have this block that doesn’t really let...
When I graduated from high school, I was both overwhelmed and thrilled. First, I planned to spend the summer volunteering on a farm. Then, I’d move out of my parents’ house and into my college dorm. And then I’d...