It’s Ok to Change

On a hike last week, my sister and I talked briefly about evolving as people because of life experiences. We talked about how it is ok to change. It’s ok to change. Those words stuck with me and so I decided to write about it this week. When I started my research on the topic…

A Love Letter To My Body

Within my body are all the sacred places of the world, and the most profound pilgrimage I can ever make is within my own body.      To My Darling Body, I looked at you in the mirror this morning and I realised that tomorrow will be too late for me to tell you how I feel…

Postpartum Surprises Wrapped in Change

Things never go the way you expect them to. That’s both the joy and frustration in life. I’m finding as I get older that I don’t mind, though. It’s the surprises that tickle me the most, the things you don’t see coming ~ Michael Stuhlbarg Doesn’t this boy look all kinds of surprised? I think…

Dear Fellow Novice Mum: It Gets Better

“Sometimes life gets weird. Hang in there, it gets better.” ~ Tanner Patrick I often freely state that my first 3 months postpartum were a traumatic haze of pain, sleep deprivation and a baby who screamed seemingly incessantly. It was hard. I was absolutely convinced that Nate would be my one and only baby. After all,…

The 30-Something Female Experience: What Is It Really?

As a woman navigating her thirties, I was going to write about this and then I stumbled onto this article by Eudie Park on the same subject and honestly, I couldn’t have said it better even if I tried so I didn’t. Instead, I just found a really cool picture to go with the perfect words. Recently,…

Resilience

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” – Maya Angelou I have been plagued by deep thoughts these past two days. This is usually a harbinger of Auntie Flo so perhaps she is about to return. 7 months and counting of her absence has been…