HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST

Oh the excitement about being pregnant and having a baby has kept you busy! You might have the baby room decorated, clothes washed and put away neatly in the dresser, rocking chair ordered, and bottles washed and ready to go when baby comes home! You think to yourself, I’VE GOT THIS! I AM SOOO READY! […]

Borscht … the BEST Soup You’ll Ever Eat!

I LOVE making soups! Especially on those crisp fall evenings when you just need something warm to eat! I’ve been asked by a few people lately who have eaten my borscht for my recipe. Oh course I joke that it’s a secret family recipe passed down by generations (which I don’t think it is … […]

Mother’s Day … A Day Full of Emotion

Mother’s Day is a day full of emotions for me. When I was 7 years old, my mother passed away from a brain tumour. She was diagnosed when she was pregnant with me, child #5.   She fought long and hard for 7 years to conquer that tumour, but lost the battle.   Heaven gained an angel […]

MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH

DID YOU KNOW … – An estimated 1/5 women worldwide will experience perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD) – Sign and symptoms can be present during pregnancy and for up to 1 year post baby (if not longer) – An estimated 7-10 women will hide their symptoms in fear of of being labelled having a disorder […]