I've been making my own face wash for a few years now and while I'm guilty of not washing my face everyday, when I do use it, I'm still always impressed and blown away at its effectiveness and hydration. It's actually kind of gross what comes off my face with this deep penetrating cleanser! It's… Continue reading DIY Facewash
I've known Amber Daniels for over six years now. I've watched her transform into this incredible human being and knew she had a message that needed to be shared specifically with mothers. Amber had postpartum anxiety that almost destroyed her life but she took the reins of her situation and she fought back like a… Continue reading Real Talk: Postpartum Anxiety, Persistence and Holding On
Grief is not linear. It is up and down, sideways and crossways. It ebbs and flows. Grief has no agenda or timeline, no matter how much you try to negotiate with it for one. Grief has a mind of its own, one that rarely makes sense to you. It moves deep into your soul… Continue reading How To Be There For Your Grieving Loved One
As you're quickly growing up, it won’t be long before society starts to infiltrate your beautifully innocent mind and begin to fill it with skewed perceptions and inaccurate portrayals of what it means to look like a woman and be a woman. This will start the moment you go to school, watch a television show,… Continue reading A Letter To Our Daughters
I need to know that what I'm feeling is normal. That what I'm going through is a part of the process of grieving. Even though I've had two previous angel baby losses, it's easy to forget how you felt in those moments. The first was almost three years ago and my memory of the after… Continue reading Living In The Void
In an earlier post I mentioned that my husband and I had made peace with being childless only to find out we were expecting our daughter a few weeks later. In another more recent post, I mentioned how my husband and I had recently made peace with only having one child. Well, as they say,… Continue reading A Pregnancy Announcement…Of Sorts.
I found out I was pregnant in April 2016, a week before my 31st birthday. My husband had just bought us a new car and it was shaping up to the be the best birthday EVER. I had a trip planned with my sisters to meet in Banff, Alberta, Canada for the May Long weekend… Continue reading Miscarriage #2: From Despair and Darkness to Healing and Hope
Trying to make sense of anxiety is like trying to teach an elephant Spanish. It feels damn near impossible. On top of the feelings of dread and doom, I find I spend a good portion of my episode trying to explain my unexplainable feelings. Because my husband doesn’t fully understand and I am in no… Continue reading Anxiety: My Tools for Coping
I'm incredibly grateful that my blog post about my struggle with infertility and pregnancy loss was seen by my friend who works at CBC Saskatoon and who was, coincidentally, working on an infertility segment. She invited me on to talk about my journey and my blog. If you missed it and have 15 minutes to… Continue reading If You Missed My Radio Interview with CBC, Here It Is!
As I begin to phase out of the small business world of making all natural skin care products, I thought I'd s l o w l y start sharing some of my best recipes. They're too good to retire and while I plan on giving a select few away to my fellow mompreneur in the same… Continue reading Seriously, The BEST Homemade Lip Balm