This is how we feel right now.
My 10-year-old daughter called me at work very excitedly one day this week as soon as she got home from school. “MOMMY, I HAVE SOMETHING GREAT FOR YOU TO BLOG ABOUT. MY TEACHER SHOWED IT TO US AT SCHOOL TODAY AND I JUST LOVE IT. I EVEN GOT THE LINK FOR YOU. PLEASE MOMMY, CAN […]
Spotted on a 10 year old girl’s bulletin board. Words to live by.
Although a bit blurry, this picture will always hold a special place in my heart. There are so many emotions and feeling tied to this image. It’s a photo of my daughter and her friend having a giggle-induced slumber fest. There was so much laughter and happiness coming from her room that evening that I was […]
“There is no better gift to give a child than a family.” -Unknown I have always admired the role that foster parents take in the lives of our at-risk youth. Opening their homes and their hearts to children that have experienced so much pain and neglect and hurt in their short lives is nothing short […]
I’m a sucker for these WestJet commercials. I absolutely loved last December’s WestJet Christmas Miracle and then they tugged at my heartstring’s again in June with their Father’s Day Surprise. They certainly kept the momentum going with their latest commercial – WestJet Christmas Miracle: Spirit of Giving. I loved the simple requests made from the residents of […]
The anticipation and excitement expectant parents feel when the time finally arrives for their unborn child to be welcomed into this world is second to none. At least it should be. Holding a healthy, vibrant newborn baby in your arms for the first time is one of the most joyous and fulfilling moments in a […]
Because I write for the Moms blog, I’m always on the lookout for content that you – the Canadian Living Moms reader – could appreciate, relate too and resonate with, so when I came across this Garth Brooks video, I instinctively though of you – the readers of this blog. The song, simply titled “Mom” […]
In the last year alone, I have witnessed the break-up of far too many marriages and relationships. The word ‘divorce’ seems to be running rampant in my small circle of friends. Everywhere I turn, couples are suffering. The hurt they are inflicting and the pain they are feeling is insurmountable. I feel for them. For each and […]
As we bid farewell to the ghosts and goblins and pumpkins, retailers are quickly stocking their shelves with Christmas trees and festive toys and boxed gift sets. It’s enough to make us shake our heads. We’re barely out of celebrating one holiday when we feel bombarded by another. But that isn’t necessarily the focus of […]
Veronika Scott is an amazingly inspirational young woman and a breath of fresh air in a crumbling world. She has figured out a way to shrink Detroit’s homeless community…one coat at a time. Veronika grew up as a child of addicts and believes that kids like her are set up for failure. She references it to being in a […]