Screaming in the night…

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We have had our boys for 4 months today. Officially our longest foster care placement. We have court tomorrow, and we are not sure what the judge will order. Just another unknown. Will they be with us for March break? Will they be able to take the gymnastics class we signed up for? Should I […]

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Alphamations – Lisa Aqualina

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I am so excited to introduce you guys to this new book! “Alphamations” was written by an amazing, talented, and beautiful new mother.  The idea of this book, is perfect.  Teaching your little ones the power of affirmations through the alphabet. Recently I have tried to change my headspace, and each morning I take a little […]

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What I learned in 5 years of being “mommy”

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*This post is inspired by my sweet Lilia.  “Always shoot for the moon, if you don’t make it you will land among the stars” Five is independence. Five is a true “big girl”. Five is reading and writing. Five is kindergarten. Five is a full hand. Five is half a decade. Five is big sisters. […]

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Adios 2016

Wow.  Another year has come and gone.  2016 was a huge year for my family and I.  We started fostering, and have had 6 kiddos in our home.  That is really crazy to process, because that sounds a bit crazy when I type it out but it truly has been wonderful.  There is so many […]

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The miscarriage of Foster Care

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I had a really unique experience last night, that has kind of left me rattled.  Our very first call for what I thought was going to be our daughter, happened in one of the biggest snow storms in early February of this year.  A newborn baby needed a home, and of course we said yes. […]

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Jasmine and Kevin

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I wanted to waited to make sure the whole world knew! I know there are spoilers out there all over the internet, but I refuse to be that person! So a few weeks later I am ready to write this post. OK so as we all know Jasmine picked Kevin from Waterloo Ontario.  I think […]

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Men Tell All! The Bachelorette Canada

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So this week was the Men tell All! It is always fun to see the guys all come back, and give their input on the show.  First lets talk about the Chris and Drew drama.  Drew is definitely a bit of a bully.  He thinks he is all that and a bag of chips, and […]

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November Goals

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So I know we are already over half way into November but it has been a crazy month for us as tomorrow marks 4 weeks with our new foster sons.  This has been the most challenging placement yet, so some things have had to sit on the back burner.  However, I feel like I have […]

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The Bachelorette Canada – Hometown Dates

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Well what did you guys think of this week’s hometown dates? This week Jasmine visited Makhel in Newmarket ON,  Mike in Winnipeg and Kevin in Waterloo Ontario, which is in my neck of the woods! One of my clients actually works with a girl who dated him haha! Mahkel’s date was great.  He told her […]

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Married Sex

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So this is a bit out of my comfort zone to write about, but for some reason I just feel like good things are going to come from me typing this! So here goes nothing! Sex.  I’ve been having it for a while now, so that kinda makes me an expert right?  I mainly want […]

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