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Look at your body after babies as a fresh beginning

After having my twins, (my third and fourth kids), although I felt a deep sadness for the mushy, stretched, bruised and swollen condition my body was in, a part of me felt excitement and renewed. I was so thankful that my body had done the job it needed to do: carry my babies to full term. I looked at it differently than I ever had before. Although sad, for the [...] Read more


Am I the only one experiencing moody kids as they approach Kindergarten?

My twins are starting kindergarten in September. Let’s just let that one sink in for a minute. I think I must have joked about just getting to September, 2018, since before our twins were born. That seemed like our point of arrival. Now that our family is looking down the barrel at that date, we are dealing with a lot of different emotions. How are Mike and I feeling? Excited. [...] Read more


Living room and dining room

A simple farmhouse inspired room refresh

When I was a child I would spend a lot of my summers at my grandparent's cottage just outside of Wasaga Beach. My memories spent there were filled with long walks on the beach to the ice-cream parlour, movie nights while listening to thunderstorms roll past and pouring through my grandma's decor magazines. My grandma was a public speaker and absolutely loved decorating, especially with antiques. I see a lot [...] Read more


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