Category Archives: the hard stuff

Ten

  It was ten years ago this week that my husband asked me to marry him.  It wasn’t an elaborate proposal.  I helped choose out the ring.  Although it was a surprise.  He had gone and picked it up without my … Continue reading

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Can we skip it?

It started 14 years ago.  It was on a February morning that my mom cornered me in a bathroom, and I admitted to her that I was pregnant with my son.  It was like I ripped both of our hearts … Continue reading

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The talk.

A few weeks ago, my daughter came up to me and handed me a note.  The note said she wanted to talk to me about something important.  She wanted to have sex with her boyfriend and wanted my help to … Continue reading

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Breeding Compassion

I, like most people around, have been rushing around like crazy getting ready for the holidays, neglecting a variety of things (including my blog).  I find it funny that often when I get busy and I am rushing around, life … Continue reading

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Heavy Heart

I was sixteen when I lost my maternal grandparents, by brother was only five. I was very close to them.  I would have done anything for them.  I miss them in my life, and wish that I could have known … Continue reading

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Freeze.

This week has been ridiculously busy, with the boy breaking his arm, and counselling and doctors appointments for the girl, and craziness at work!  My mind has been going a hundred miles an hour, in multiple directions.  Trying to keep … Continue reading

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Why it hurts

In the last couple of months, my husband and I made the hard decision to not have any more children.  I know that this is right choice, but it still hurts. At first I thought it was the finality of … Continue reading

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