Magical Mundane Moments of Motherhood

  • Elliott’s Birth Story
    I have always loved reading and listening to birth stories. Long before I was pregnant, or even met Michael, I would read birth stories online and in books, listen on podcasts, and soak up the stories of anyone I knew wanting to share. Through all of these very real depictions that I devoured over the …

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  • An Easy and Effective Approach to Book Rotations
    The other day I was really bored. Elliott was fussy (and bored too, I think!) so Michael suggested I take a little break an do something I would typically enjoy, like sort our children’s books (my fellow teachers get me 🤓). Thanks to the collections we both had slowly built for our classrooms, along with …

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  • Showering the Bride!
    April shower’s bring…August wedding’s! We had a wonderful day celebrating the lovely bride to be, Nicole. It was great having so many friends and family members there to join in the fun, festivities and food. All on the backdrop of a gorgeous sunny, spring day.
  • Our Engagement Story
    This past week, Michael and I took a trip to Calgary to visit with his family over New Year’s. We had a wonderful time catching up with his parents and brother, celebrating a belated Christmas, eating some delicious meals, and perusing through old albums of Michael as a little munchkin. Of course, we couldn’t pass …

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  • UK 2015: Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
    (Days 2, 3, 4) It’s reunion time! Or, reunitation time, as I like to call it. This is the true reason that brought us to this trip—Anita studying Medicine in Newcastle Upon-Tyne. Today is the day that we took the train to finally meet up with her in her “hometown” where she’s lived the past …

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  • UK 2015: Glasgow, Scotland
    (Day 1) After an eventful day of travel, that, between the 3 of us, included: delayed flights, missed flights, a deactivated credit card due to fraud, pink eye, a search of three foreign pharmacies for meds, no sleep, lost baggage, and a very sad excuse of airplane banana bread, we arrived! BUT, “My journey overseas …

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