Firefighter Wife, grief, Grounding, Happiness, Physical Wellness, Working Mom

The 5 Things You Can Do to Cope with Stressful Life Events

   I spent the final month before returning to work alternating between mixed emotions (Excited! Sad! Scared! Happy! Yes! No!) about going back to work. I kept myself busy and constantly reminded myself to focus on the present moment and just enjoy my time with the kids.  What is the point of trying to anticipate… Continue reading The 5 Things You Can Do to Cope with Stressful Life Events

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grief, Grounding, Happiness

Celebrating Mothers’ Day Without Your Mum

Well my lovelies, it has been a busy week!  It is mothers' day here in Canada and I have finally had the chance to drink some wine, eat some dark chocolate, watch some tv and get cozy under a throw blanket. It is a delicious feeling. At the moment I have two purring cats slumped across… Continue reading Celebrating Mothers’ Day Without Your Mum

Grounding, Happiness, Working Mom

The First Week Back at Work after Maternity Leave – How I Got Through the Sadness

  This week is a HUGE week for me this week.  I’ve wavered back and forth, wondering if I should go into the week casual, and not put too much significance in it… or whether I should honour the significance of it and treat it as a big deal.   MATERNITY LEAVE IS OVER.  … Continue reading The First Week Back at Work after Maternity Leave – How I Got Through the Sadness