*Content Warning: discussion of miscarriage and difficult pregnancy/labour* My favourite band since I was a kid, is Hanson. They’ve continued to make music all these years, and I’ve continued to enjoy them! I love not just their fun tunes, or their soulful melodies, but the often meaningful lyrics behind them. For example, their breakthrough hit… Continue reading “I Was Born”: Disability, Purpose, & Hanson
As many of you know, I might live in Britain, but I am not British! I moved to England just over 6.5 years ago from Canada, where I grew up in southern Ontario. Every July 1st, I get very excited though because it is Canada Day! It is the day where Canada celebrates the original… Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
This is just a short one to announce that my blog is now part of the Chronic Illness Bloggers Network. 🙂 I’m thrilled to be part of this community and very excited for the opportunities that it might bring. What does it mean for you, dear reader? Well… you might notice the Chronic Illness Bloggers… Continue reading Announcement!
This is just a short one to announce the arrival of my newest, little niece! Meet Amélie Anne. 🙂 She arrived on Wednesday, June 21st at 6:45pm (EST). My sister, Kirsten, and her husband, Marc, already have a girl and a boy, so Amélie is their third child. As we live abroad, my husband and… Continue reading A New Niece!
A few years ago, I discovered how much I liked cooking and baking. I know… Shocking! For those who knew me for years, this was a big deal as I was am not a domestic goddess. The opposite in fact. But, yet, I have found that I enjoy the creative fun you can have in the… Continue reading Baking Cakes and Managing Conditions
Several months ago, my husband decided to put his provisional license to use (the one he’d had since he was a teenager) and start driving lessons. He grew up on the outer edge of London, and didn’t particularly need to drive to get around. When he started working, his job was easily accessible by train,… Continue reading A New Car Equals New Freedom!
Growing up, my favourite hymn that we sang in church was It is Well with My Soul. The lyrics always spoke to me, and the melody seemed to lift and soothe. The hymn starts off by saying, “When peace like a river, attendeth my way/ When sorrows like sea billows roll/ Whatever my lot, thou hast taught me… Continue reading It is Well