I first noticed the pain around 20 weeks gestation during my first pregnancy. I was waking up from a good nights rest. My alarm was going off, and I quickly rolled from my right to my left to silence it before it woke up my husband. Big mistake. Suddenly I felt excruciating pain in my … Continue reading Round Ligament Pain During Pregnancy: Survival Tips.
My family was not one who favored material possessions. I had toys, just like any other child, but the majority of my toys came second hand from garage sales or were gifted to me on special occasions like Christmas or my birthday. I was forced to create the toys that I did not have, and … Continue reading Prized Childhood Possessions (Journalwithme#34)
My daughter's nursery is her special retreat. I'm making this post as we are soon turning her baby girl nursery into a toddler room. My daughter is newly two, and she is slowly transitioning from her cozy crib into a big twin. We thought about doing the "in-between" with a toddler bed, but the crib … Continue reading My Daughter’s Nursery Tour
This recipe is one of my daughter's favourites. Italian breaded Chicken, rich tomato sauce, cheese, vegetables and pasta come together to make a hearty, delicious winter dish. It's simple to make, quick for a weeknight and even satisfying enough for the pickiest eaters. You begin my taking your chicken breasts (I used three large ones) … Continue reading Easy Chicken Parmesan
I've been trying to get back into reading. It's hard, especially when faced with long days filled with toddlerisms. It's the last thing I want to do most days. My eyes would close upon reading that first chapter, or I would reread the same sentence over and over without it making sense. Lately I've been … Continue reading Five New Reads on my TBR
When you search through the obituaries published today and compare them to obituaries published over 100 years ago, the format and content is still virtually the same. The language may vary slightly, the detail of information given depends on the discretion of the family and there may or may not be a photo. Generally speaking, … Continue reading Obituary Etiquette: Comparing Modern Obituaries to Those of the Past (Ancestry#7)
My love of reading stems from a lifetime of access to books. I spent many hours perusing the bookshelves of my local library and being thrilled at each new find. My first edition of Anne of Green Gables was gifted to me for my eighth birthday. The cover was a child friendly interpretation of Anne … Continue reading Anne of Green Gables Book Collection