Tag Archives: Family

Be Insanely Useful. A personal story. The #PBEvent edition.

It’s kinda funny. To just say it. “I went to ProBlogger”.  Like it’s no big deal. WHEN IT IS THE BIGGEST FREAKING DEAL EVER!! I first start writing words on this here page over 5 years ago now. I started … Continue reading

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Stand and Deliver

Just over a week ago, I climbed my own personal Mount Everest. Well, not quite, but it was something that just 40 weeks earlier I “knew” I couldn’t do. It took preparation and courage, and the feeling when I was … Continue reading

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Not Just Around the Corner

I’ve known this was coming for a while now. Even though I’ve had ages to wrap my head around it, my heart doesn’t seem to be co-operating. Rob and Suzie are not just around the corner anymore. Today, we went, just around the corner, and … Continue reading

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Are you Feeling your Feelings?

Feelings can be scary beasts sometimes. Grief. Anger. Sadness. Fear. Those words hurt me just to look at them. Today, I wandered off to the movies with my younger 2 children to check out Inside Out.   If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Carving a Birthday out of Christmas

Our uber cool Tyben was born on Christmas Day in 2001. Yep, here he is, with the special marker of being a Christmas Day baby, beginning his life surrounded by tinsel. Dean and I were decidedly shell shocked at having … Continue reading

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Some Birthdays SUCK. But not this one.

I know that our family is not alone. That very often, on the special days, when all you want are Hallmark moments of family bliss and love, your actual family shows up, instead of your imaginary perfect family. And the … Continue reading

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The End is (almost) (not quite) Beginning (but it will)

There is one thing that our recent week away up north with Bronwyn taught me about myself. I am always thinking ahead, and beginning to work backwards from there. It seemed that Bronwyn was much more content to simply roll … Continue reading

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