Author Archives: CGsaysstuff

Soft and Strong (Not Just for Toilet Paper)

There’s not really much for spare time, these days. Two busy girls and paint, stickers, blocks, mud, spit up. Extra curricular activities include laundry and hiding in the bathroom. In all fairness, it comes with the territory,  and it won’t … Continue reading

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Dirt, Schmirt

You know those days? Those It-started-so-well days? When the baby slept all night, when you got 2 cups of coffee before anyone got up,  when the sun was shining like a beacon through the typically freezing Canadian winter? Tra-la-la, birds … Continue reading

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Little Cracks

Even though it’s so, so sweet, it can still be so hard. I’m so happy to be the mom of 2 girls, one 2 years, one 2 months. There are so very many magical moments every day; smiles and giggles … Continue reading

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This Time Around

Well, it’s only been, what, 6 months since I’ve posted? The blog falls to the back burner, I admit, but for anyone still following, as we’ve just entered 2017, a brief update. Our second daughter  Juniper arrived in November,  in, … Continue reading

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Sunbeams and Instant Potatoes

You know that picture perfect image you have of motherhood? Nursing a child in a rocking chair,  bathed in the light from a sunbeam, filtering into the window through gauzy curtains? Making idyllic flower chains, catching tadpoles, curling up in … Continue reading

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The Detour

3 years ago tomorrow,  I suddenly stopped being 17 weeks pregnant  with my first baby.  It altered my entire life and changed my outlooks on nearly everything. Yes, there was pain, and there were tears, and complete abd utter anguish … Continue reading

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So Nice

This mother’s day, in northern alberta, moms are hoping for flowers, chocolates, cuddles and breakfast in bed. And rain. As wildfires rage across the province, including the massive blaze in Ft. Mcmurray that, to date, has spread to 156,000 hectares … Continue reading

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