Me, Myself & I

I’ve always been a hopeless romantic. I probably had my whole life planned out by the age of 12. I thought I would meet my soulmate in my early 20s. We’d have a whirlwind courtship, then marriage and babies would follow- lots of babies (precisely two, possibly three but only if I Continue reading

For Better or For Worse

Marriage is tough in the best of times but in pandemic times? Forget about it! I don’t even have to look at official statistics to confirm it. Just anecdotally I would bet a shiny penny that the rate of divorce is probably at an all-time high.

I believe it was Chris Rock who once Continue reading

Sister, Sister

Did you know there was a day dedicated to celebrating siblings? Yep. April 10th is Siblings Day! Sibling rivalry was abundant in our household growing up. My sisters and I (each with nearly a two-year age gap) had extremely polarizing personalities. At times we were like night and day, hot and cold, oil and water. My older sister was conventional and a rule-follower, a studious learner. My other sister was girly, simple, easygoing, and carefree. And I (middle child) can only be characterized as the Continue reading

No Regrets

“Babe?! Babe!!? I. Don’t. Think. This. Is. A. GOOD. IDEA!! BABE!?!!”

My rising panic increased with each stilted word as I was starting to lose my grip and footing on the icy steps. This was not a great start to our first hike of the year.

Charlotte was in daycare and my husband took the day off so we could do something nice- just the two of us for my birthday. Before Charlotte existed, we both loved traveling abroad and planning grand adventures which included trying different cuisines and discovering local hideaways. Even though the province I live in is still under varying stages of lockdown, I was really looking forward to the day. I found a Continue reading