Pregnancy + Baby, Uncategorized

Baby K’s Birth Story Part 2

To read Part 1 click here We arrived at the hospital at 1pm and met our primary midwife in the maternal triage area (we also had a second midwife assist during the birth). She lead us across the hall to the delivery room where I changed into a gown and laid down on the bed.… Continue reading Baby K’s Birth Story Part 2

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Life, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

4 Years Later: My University Experience

About a week ago I wrote my very last exam of my undergrad (#boomdone!). As thrilling as this accomplishment was I don't feel done with school or that I've actually finished my undergrad.  Not until I have my diploma in hand will it seem real. Finishing university seems like such a surreal experience because in high school I had doubts about getting accepted, I failed three courses in undergrad and since I took a gap year most of my friends have already graduated. In some ways, it felt as if this day would never come. I also didn't think I would be 7 months pregnant as I wrote my last exams.

Life, Personal Growth, Relationships, Uncategorized

5 Way’s to Prioritize Self Care

The first time I heard about self-care was from my practicum professor who also happens to be a therapist (class felt like a therapy session because we just talked about our practicums and ate food, it was literally the best.). Our professor knowing that we all lead stressful and busy lives especially as students on the cusp of graduation or grad school really encouraged us to make self-care a priority. She shared how taking a hot yoga class when she's really stressed or spending time with horses helped her maintain a balanced life.

Life, Marriage, Relationships, Singleness, Uncategorized

Enough with Cliquey Church Social Groups: Why we Need to be Intentional in Creating Community at Church

A few weeks ago we were visiting a couple from our church who have a young baby. As we were talking a sad reality came to light. It seems that social connections at church are largely determined by the presence of children or one's marital status.

Frugal Living, Uncategorized

My Favourite Ways to Save + Make Money Online

By nature I am a saver, I don't love spending money and when I have to I want to get the best deal. Most times the best ways to save money include shopping online. Over the years and through research I have found the best websites for coupon codes, cash back and alerts for when… Continue reading My Favourite Ways to Save + Make Money Online

CHEAP + FUN Date Night Ideas!
Lifestyle, Marriage, Relationships, Uncategorized

10 Cheap and Fun Date Night Ideas

Everyone love a good date night #amiright but sometimes when life is real and adulting is hard there just isn't extra money to do the more extravagant things in life or live out your dreams of grownup date night.

Favourites Friday: My go-to resources
Favourites Friday, Marriage, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

Favourite’s Friday >>> Java with Juli

Happy FriYay! Today's favourite is a podcast and ministry I have followed since it's inception. One of the founders Dr. Juli Slattery used to host the Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast before God called her to start the ministry of Authentic Intimacy. Java with Juli is a part of Authentic Intimacy. This ministry is… Continue reading Favourite’s Friday >>> Java with Juli

Marriage, Newlywed Reflections, Uncategorized

5 Traits I’m Glad I Didn’t Settle on in my Husband Newlywed Reflections~Month 7

Some things are worth settling for, but these 5 traits are a must in any man you're considering.

Lifestyle, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

5 Ways to make Christmas more Meaningful

We are spiritual beings, incorporate this reality into how we celebrate Christmas to get the most meaning out of it

Favourites, Uncategorized

Gift Guide for Her!

Christmas gift guide for her! Most items under $30! The Christmas season is upon us! To kickstart the season I created a gift guide for the women in your life. Most of these items are under $30 and very well reviewed on Amazon