I registered to watch a webinar tonight with David Kessler and Dr. Gabor Maté on grief and trauma. He was promoting his new book The Myth of Normal. Which was the reason I registered. It was only an hour and I planned to watch while the maiden was on a call with her worker. The … Continue reading A lesson on grief and trauma from Gabor Maté
For anyone that had a great day today, I’m happy for you. For anyone that does not recognize the day, I honour that. For those that had a tough day, I send you much love. I had a tough day. A disappointing day that turned out differently than the plan. My daughter was going to … Continue reading Mowing Mother’s Day
Today was a fun day - a mother daughter day. We started out the day on a mission to find a pair of red sneakers for the maiden. We will be somewhere special tomorrow and will be walking more than 9 kms in one day - so she wanted to join in and wear some red shoes. We had … Continue reading Day 7: Kilometre 7 Looking for new for Red Shoes Rock. Stop FASD.
As we slowly gain our life back from a very difficult time, my daughter (the maiden) and I are taking part in a challenge she found on Pinterest: 30 Days of Lists This has been interesting activity. My daughter is always looking for activities to do with me. Because she has no close … Continue reading April: 30 Days of Lists
The maiden will be sixteen in five weeks. In eight weeks it will be our eighth anniversary as a family. She also wants a tattoo. So, I told her she would have a decision to make: birthday party or tattoo. I can't afford both. She chose the tattoo. Big relief for me! While some parents … Continue reading Birthday party or tattoo? Celebrating sweet sixteen and eight years.