The Open Wound

A dear friend of mine told me more than once while we were raising our children that being a parent is like being an open wound.  Her words have rung true countless times over the years. I did get wounded in a way when I gave birth.  The love I felt for these little humans … Continue reading The Open Wound

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It’s Not Fair! A Parent’s Ultimate Challenge.

It's not fair!!! If you've got kids, you've heard this line more than once.  When they are little, it's about the colour of the juice cup and how many goldfish crackers are on the plastic snack plate.  When they are adolescents and beyond, it's about spending quality time, rules and money. What's fair is not … Continue reading It’s Not Fair! A Parent’s Ultimate Challenge.

Motherhood… The Best Ride At Life’s Amusement Park.

I always knew I wanted to be a mother.  It was never a question.  I knew it was part of my destiny even as a young girl and I truly couldn't wait.  Motherhood, after all, was the most natural thing in the world right? A young bride of 25 (probably too young) and  expecting my … Continue reading Motherhood… The Best Ride At Life’s Amusement Park.