Love more. Worry less.

Finding the time to write has been much more difficult than anticipated. On any given day I have several “post ideas” swirling around in my head, yet I find myself unable to commit the time and energy needed to actually compose a proper post. Recently, I was in my kitchen, creating a to do list…

Life is what happens

It’s 5:00 am.  I am sitting in bed next to my sick 16 week old while he dozes semi-peacefully between Gibby and I. There are piles of laundry on the floor beside me, two cats vying for our attention at the foot of the bed, and on the nightstand next to me lies a hospital…

Heart Buddies

April 1st was Atticus’ 1 month birthday and we celebrated by visiting a cardiology clinic in Burlington to have our echocardiograms completed. It was an unseasonably warm day and as we entered the office I felt optimistic that we would leave with the answers we needed. Gibby reminded me that it was unlikely we would receive any type of…

Choose Hope

I want to take this opportunity to talk about my fifth day as a mom, as this was the day we found out about Atticus’ heart condition. As expected this was a day that was equal parts uplifting and terrifying. If you take anything away from this post I want it to be that when…

Welcome

Becoming a new parent is downright scary. Despite all of the cliche phrases people throw at you during those nine months of pregnancy such as, “get your sleep while you can” and my personal favourite, “those 50 lbs will just drop right off once the baby comes out!” there is absolutely nothing that can truly…