Parenting comes to life in the stories we share.
Whether it’s a moment of joy or a moment of distress, we can learn from each other.
Before my wife and I were married, we really enjoyed dating. It was part of how we fell in love. Date night for mom and dad? When was there time for that?! Well, I learned that in order to be a good parent, I also need to be a good partner. So, we work at it!Read More
Steph and Colleen McGregor, Georgetown, ON Losing a child is unimaginable. This may be one of the most truthful statements ever made because if you have not lost a child […]Read More
Getting my daughter to do the dishes was a bit of a challenge. My daughter is self disciplined in many ways, at home and in school, but recently, there has been a problem with family chores. As her Mom, I think she should take on more responsibility. This began our “dish washing conflict”.Read More
Birthday parties, ice cream, Easter egg hunts or hot chocolate at a Santa Claus parade—these are the special little moments that a parent looks forward to sharing with their children. For our family, our daughter’s diagnoses of severe allergies has forever changed the way that we experience these small joys.Read More
I grew up with my mom and older sister. My father was never in my life and I had to learn the “man stuff” from my mom and important male influences around me. My biggest fear for myself was when I have my own children, how will I know how to raise them?Read More
Growing up, I dreamed of becoming a mother….but most of my expectations of what might happen flew out the window when my first child came 9 weeks early. Our son’s early arrival was not part of the plan I imagined in my dreams – nobody ever taught me or my husband what to expect if a pregnancy did not go as anticipated.Read More
I knew this day would come, the day when our baby was supposed to be born. 29 weeks ago, I had a miscarriage. 30 weeks ago, I was carrying around a new life inside me. A new life we were so excited about and so ready to embrace—a little boy who should have come into our lives this weekend. A little brother for our daughter.Read More