“Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood - finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
"Hold me close / Let Your love surround me / Bring me near / Draw me to Your side." - Hillsongs, Power of Your Love Today began just like any other regular day. I woke up, showered, had my coffee, prepped the lunch bags, woke up my daughter and got her ready for school. This morning … Continue reading You’re Never Alone
“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quiestest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy I've been back in Toronto for a few days now, and I have to admit that I'm struggling a bit. Being back here, … Continue reading What Am I Doing Here?
"You know how it is when you go to be the subject of a psychology experiment, and nobody else shows up, and you think maybe that's part of the experiment? I'm like that all the time." - Steven Wright I’d like you to try something amazing that I just discovered. Actually, I didn’t “just” discover … Continue reading An Experiment
“She’s my teacher, my adviser, my greatest inspiration” – Whitney Houston Yesterday was Mother’s Day. Normally it’s a day that we honour our mothers and thank them for everything they have done for us. This year I decided to do that, and something more. I decided to reflect on what it is to be a … Continue reading What I’ve Learned on Mother’s Day
The other night my daughter and I were having our routine before bedtime chat, where we talk about anything and everything. That night we were talking about love. Such a huge topic for such a little girl. She said something to me which really didn't sit well with me and got me thinking - … Continue reading I’m Selfish, Are You?