Pregnancy Update 10 Weeks

week 10

image¬†credit: babygaga.com   I've been busy lately and struggling with writer's block. Not a very productive mix for try to blog! I don't have exact dates yet, but I'm already about 10 weeks along! A few weeks farther than my last pregnany lasted. I know that reaching the 2nd trimester doesn't mean the pregnancy will be completely [More...]


A New Year’s Announcement

rainbow baby pregnancy announcement

Happy New Year! I pray that your year is full of love, laughter, and uncountable blessings. I wanted to start the new year off with good news, so here you go! Our good news :) [More...]

6 Lessons I Learned Through Early Pregnancy Loss

early pregnancy loss

  I know there are lots of articles out there about pregnancy loss, but I think an early pregnancy loss is different in some ways than others. Not to say one is worse than the other, but that the emotions are just different. Also, I think the view that society seems to have on early loss is different. I didn't ever see the baby on [More...]

My Baby You’ll Be

pregnancy loss

  Just a couple of weeks ago we shared the happy and exciting news that we were expecting our 5th child. Unfortunately, we received the sad news that our baby has already been called Home. We are sad, but comforted in knowing that our baby is with Jesus and that despite this loss, God still has plans for good for our [More...]

An Awesome Knitting Project Announcement

pregnancy announcement

Something is being knit in our family, and it's not me who is doing the knitting! We're excited to announce that we are expecting a new member to the family, around the end of June or early July.   [More...]

Reflections on my country

nebulizer treatment

Last Wednesday my home city of Ottawa made headlines when a masked shooter ran into the Parliament buildings and shot and killed an unarmed guard. Generally speaking, Canada has very low gun violence. Last Monday, another man in Quebec drove his car into a couple of soldiers and killed one of them as well, so this was a double-blow to our [More...]

My Reaction Was Worse

my reaction was worse

Our week got off to a rocky start. On Monday morning my older two children (ages 5.5 and 6.5) were playing nicely upstairs. My daughter came down briefly to get her knitting bag and I thought they must be knitting up there. I know..silly assumptions. About 15 minutes later they came downstairs, and I saw this. "You cut your [More...]