The Great Toy Evacuation – A Holiday Story

I know it’s only November, but the holidays are fast approaching and all I can think about is the fact that I am currently DROWNING in stuff. My house looks like a rainbow factory threw up plastic multi-coloured toys all over every single nook and cranny. I only have one kid… what the hell does […]

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5 Quick Ways to Provide Anxiety Relief

Sometimes I find myself in social situations where I don’t have the luxury of stopping, sitting down quietly, meditating, or really taking the time to thoroughly work through my emotions in order to calm myself. Take for instance the other night – I was at a party, in the middle of playing Taboo (I freaking […]

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Kids Say The Darndest Things

Kids say the craziest things. No literally, sometimes the words that come out of my 2-year-old’s mouth have the ability to stun me into complete silence – and if you know me, that’s truly a difficult thing to do. I hardly ever take a breath for fear that it’ll force me to shut up for […]

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Fur Babies: Here’s to the one that tried my patience first.

6 years ago, I became a parent for the first time. Not in the traditional sense, I wasn’t pregnant or anything like that, but I did become responsible for a little baby, albeit one with fur. Many people wouldn’t consider getting a dog as an initiation into parenthood, but when you’re cleaning piss and shit, potty training, […]

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Thoughts of Suicide: My Teenage Struggle

I couldn’t handle being a burden. A burden to my loved ones, and a burden to myself. Anxiety had such an intense grip on me I couldn’t see straight for trying to run away from the turmoil tornado inside my head. Every single day was a struggle and I couldn’t comprehend how so suddenly I had changed from […]

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