Back to writing


It seems like ages ago since I last wrote in this blog…because it really has been! In this time, I have become a full time self-employed Chinese medicine practitioner with a growing family of three children, two senior dogs, and a husband who is also self-employed. There’s never a dull moment and life is certainly…

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Celebrating Thanskgiving: Being thankful for the family we create


Whether you have one or many people in your life, the people we choose to make our ‘family’, create a special bond that give meaning to our lives. So on this day of giving thanks, let us make time to honour those we care about and show them our appreciation and love.

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Happy New Year 2014! A plan for the present moment


Happy New Year! My New Year’s started off on a great note. I fell asleep after putting the kids to bed, and didn’t wake up until this morning! Gah!! So much for planning to celebrate with my hubby by the fireplace at the stroke of midnight! Having children has taught me to really let go…

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Letting Go of the Past, Living in the Present


Today marks a special day for me and my family. On this day, August 20, 2009, I was a very pregnant woman on her due date. I was also a daughter who was about to lose her father after a relatively short yet intense battle with cancer. Our story of a family going through the…

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Milkshake anyone? The Amazing Chocolate Milk Adventure


Had any gravity defying experiences lately? My daughter’s chocolate milkshake sure did! Last week, as we were driving home from our Ontario-mandated Family Day Weekend in Ottawa (which I fully aprove of, btw!!), we made a much needed lunch stop in Brockville. About an hour after, one of my lovely little daughters needed to make an extra stop.…

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