Parenting

  • Five Wishes for My Son as He Starts Catholic High School

    Ty’s grade 8 graduation night was a moment that I will not soon forget. All the hopes and dreams I had for the legacy he would leave at his elementary school, culminated in the most beautiful ceremony that included recognition for the amazing kid he is. He walked away that night with an Honour Roll Award […] Read more…

  • Why We Chose a Catholic High School for our Son

    It’s hard to believe that my son Ty is graduating grade 8 this June! It’s been a roller coaster of emotions as he leaves our neighbourhood school and moves to high school in the fall! As fellow parents chat about buying grad suits (do you know how much suits cost?), planning end of the year parties […] Read more…

Lifestyle

Grief

  • Surviving Mother’s Day after the loss of a child

    Being a mother is the hardest job in the world.  Being a mother to a son that you have lost is heartbreaking and yet I find myself struggling with this each day, especially on Mother’s Day. I struggle with being a mother to my two boys, while in my heart, I have three sons. There […] Read more…

  • A Night with a Medium that I’ll Never Forget

    I can’t wait to tell you about the messages I received from Zack at my recent group reading with Sister Mediums! The group reading was to take place on the 6th anniversary of Zack’s death on March 10th and the tickets went on sale on Elmo’s 31/2 year birthday (Elmo is always 3 1/2, just […] Read more…

Giving Back

  • Our Holiday Traditions Include Giving Back

    After losing a child, it’s not difficult to believe that we would find the holidays really tough. We can’t buy our Zack any gifts or celebrate the joy of the holidays with all three of our boys and it truly makes Christmas really tough each year. We hold onto the sweet memories of our three […] Read more…

  • Why You Should Register for the Walk for SickKids

    We did it! For the fourth year in a row, Paul and I walked the full 20km…but this time the boys joined us! I really thought that we might only do 10km this year, for a few different reasons (mostly that we didn’t have anyone to hang with the kids when they pooped out at […] Read more…

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