Musings, Single Motherhood

Living in the Moment

I look at K sometimes and I wonder how I got so lucky. I try to remind myself as often as possible that she’ll never be this little again. I only get one chance. One chance to do it right. To enjoy her. So often I feel like I haven’t been present enough for her. I wonder what I ever did to deserve her. This little girl is so intelligent, sweet, generous, spirited, fun and…

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Activities, Single Motherhood

Windy Day Activity

K wasn’t feeling well last Wednesday, so I stayed home with her for the day. It was a great day to stay home because there were wind gusts of up to 90 km/hour out there, so I was happy we didn’t have to brave those winds. K laid around most of the day watching those horrible YouTube videos, but she did ask to make play dough at one point, and I obliged. I found a…

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Single Motherhood, Uncategorized

Easter Weekend Fun!

I love making memories with K doing things like this. I decided to dye eggs with her this year because I knew she’d enjoy it. So of course, I forgot to boil the eggs on Thursday night, so she had to be patient while I did that. Then she dyed them, coloured on them with chalk and put stickers on them. She had a great time. On Sunday, we woke up, and K did her…

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Single Motherhood

My Single Mom Story

It was terrifying. Even at 31 I wasn’t sure I could do it on my own. I didn’t exactly “have it together” to begin with and there I was, pregnant with the prospect of raising a child without any support from the father. I had to acquire all my baby things second-hand with what little money I had. I had a healthy pregnancy and a quick labour and delivery which resulted in the most beautiful…

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Here we go…

I’m not really sure what I’m doing here or where this is going to go. Since everyone and their mother seems to have a blog, I thought I’d start one too. I’ve been a single mom since my daughter was born. She’s now almost three and half years old and the light of my life. So whether you’re single or have a partner, please follow me on this wild ride called (single) parenting.