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Through the Lens of Motherhood

A day in the life of a CHD warrior

Last year Joshua made this video to share his typical cardiology appointment and to help raise awareness for Congenital Heart Defects during heart month. Check it out and DON’T FORGET TO SHARE!

No fear

Close your eyes, imagine the world of King Solomon, he’s sitting by his window looking out over the fields in the distance, musing about life, about time, about the crops that are planted and harvested, the seasons, the births and the deaths, the joy and the pain, the tears and the laughter and he takesContinue reading “No fear”

13 years

Thirteen years ago I became a mother. I still remember the feeling so well, it wasn’t the way I had wanted it to go, nor was it the way I had planned. It was an emergency C-section that stole the baby from my womb and then rushed him over to the SickKids Cardiac Critical CareContinue reading “13 years”

Masks off

Let’s talk Mental Health. It’s a subject that often gets tossed around A LOT in the last few years and it’s often misunderstood. The last few years I have struggled to come to terms with my own mental health issues, it started with postpartum depression after Joshua was born but it was never diagnosed because,Continue reading “Masks off”

Reclaimed

I don’t know about you but I am a proud garbage recycler. It’s a bit of a joke in the family, the boys scream “Don’t look Mummy” if they see an old chair or dresser on the roadside because they know that if there is room in the back of the car I may justContinue reading “Reclaimed”

The Psalms Project

“and this is how hope works. We are sidelined, sick, sad, and feel forgotten. But when the music plays, we are taken aback, and we remember the God who holds us. And in the remembering we are renewed and remade to hope again”Mike Janzen There is something pure and beautifully honest about the Psalms, theContinue reading “The Psalms Project”

Waiting…

Every day I sit down over my morning coffee and have a chat with God, mostly I am just talking without a whole lot of listening but the past few weeks I have been really trying to listen, for guidance, direction, wisdom… I haven’t heard anything yet but I am waiting still, because I knowContinue reading “Waiting…”

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