• FAMILY

    Celebrating Mother’s Day

    Today being Mother’s Day, I thought it important to jot down some thoughts concerning the celebration and appreciation of mothers. For those of you who don’t know, my parents split up when I was 10 years old. My brother and I grew up with my dad from then on, visiting my mom once a month on weekends. I don’t remember much about it, but one thing I do remember is my first thought every morning on mother’s day – dad. Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate and love my mom just as much as I love my dad. I do not feel any resentment whatsoever towards my mom, but the…

  • FAMILY,  GIFT GUIDE

    Mother’s Day Gift Guide – My Home Apparel

    Mother’s Day is coming up so fast and I still don’t know what to get my moms! It can be a bit challenging to figure out what to buy when you have more than one mother. For me there’s my mom, my step-mom, and my mother-in-law. Fortunately I know exactly where to go shopping: My Home Apparel. If you haven’t heard of My Home Apparel yet, you NEED to check them out. I love absolutely everything they sell and I thought it would be such a great place to feature for a Mother’s Day Gift Guide! Fortunately for me, the owner agreed and in turn she is sponsoring this post.…

  • FAMILY,  LIFE

    Le processus de mon deuil et le son du violon

    Le son du violon m’envahie. Il n’y a que toi dans mes pensés. Et pleines d’émotions suivent; la frustration, la tristesse, le regret. L’incompréhension surtout. Comment se peut-il qu’une telle chose soit arriver? Aucune réponse ne peut suffire, c’est tout simplement la vie. Parlons premièrement de la frustration. Je suis fâchée. Fâchée que les circonstances t’ont choisi. Fâchée parce que t’était trop jeune. Fâchée parce que tu avais tellement de choses à accomplir dans te vie. Et fâchée encore plus que je n’ai pas demeurée plus proche de toi pendant ces dernières années. Heureusement que la frustration ne demeure pas longtemps chez moi. C’est toujours la tristesse qui vient s’installer…