June 2011

Look Who’s 1!

My baby is 1. I’m sure every mom wonders where the year went when her baby turns one. With joy and tears I planned a birthday bash to celebrate Meebs’ milestone birthday. At this stage most of the guests were …

Not Just Another Bedtime Story

It’s been a while since someone read me a bedtime story. Boy was I in luck late one evening last week when my hubby crawled into bed with a book he said he’d purchased online. He told me to snuggle …

Sooke Moms

Sooke is a small community—a seaside town big on fishing and tourism; revered for its vacation destination charm and not its “urbanized” amenities. So, I was pleasantly surprised to learn about the range of amazing resources Sooke has to offer …

Sleepless

There’s a secret I’ve been keeping. Serenity has been displaced.     I am having trouble sleeping, With that damned incessant beeping      Of deeds that cannot be erased. There’s a secret I’ve been keeping,     Upon my mind it’s creeping And it …

Always Daddy’s Girl

Today is my Daddy’s birthday; he would have been 68 years old. He passed away last July, exactly two weeks after Meebs was born. He was very sick but he and I had made a pact that he would hang …

A Love Like No Other

I became Meebs’ mom the moment she was conceived. I immediately felt connected to her: the love, nurturing impulse, and fierce mamma-bear protectiveness resonated so strongly within me. But these feelings were also familiar. I was amazed that the feelings …

More Meebs

List of Wee Wonders – #6

When your little one actually stays still while you’re clipping her little baby fingernails. One …

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