Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day – share your story or just tweet with the hashtag #BellLetsTalk and they will donate an additional 5¢ to mental health initiatives in Canada. Break the stigma, let’s talk about Mental Health. I had no real desire to share this blog post I wrote 4 months ago until today. The fear of sharing it was holding me back.. and I’m trying to overcome my fears, so
There’s something to be said about letting kids just be kids. As parents, we are always in a rush to teach them the next big life lesson. How to spell their name, how to read, how to ride a bike and swim.. I’ve learned recently that the best way for me to help Alivia learn is to step back and just.. let her learn.
It’s been a rough couple of weeks, as you can probably imagine. I was in a peaceful sleep on a Sunday morning when I rolled over and happened to pick up my phone. This lovely image was staring back at me with just an “so this happened….” message.
It seems innocent enough. Glowing parents welcome a beautiful new bundle at the hospital, they go home and cuddle and coo for a few weeks of solitude and then suddenly the questions pour in.. so I plead with you, the next time you want to ask? Please don’t. The one question you need to stop asking me ….