May11

Now That’s What I Call a Parenting Win…

May10

Celebrating Nursing Week with a Personal Story

Forever grateful to the NICU nurses who cared for our babe

May 9-15 is Nursing Week here in Canada, and this year’s theme—”Nurses: With you every step of the way”—is a great reminder of the vital role that nurses play in our healthcare system. The nurses who took such amazing care of our family when my son was born in 2013 will always have a very special place in my heart. You can read about our experience over on Canadian Family, where I’ve shared some words of wisdom from one very special nurse that have stuck with me since the day my son was born. Here’s a preview:

There are no pictures of my son on the day that he was born.

There are some photos from that day, sure—of me, hooked up to fetal monitors, giving a thumbs up; of my smiling husband, sitting in a hospital chair, waiting for my contractions to (finally) begin—but none of the little boy who changed my life forever.

Continue reading: One Day, He’ll Be Two

Jan7

Well, hello there!

Oh, hi!

Thanks so much for stopping by my little piece of the web. Fair warning: I’m in the middle of a site refresh at the moment, so there will be some changes happening in this space in 2016, and there may be a few bumps along the way. If you happen to spot any broken links or general weirdness, please do
let me know.

In the meantime, feel free to have a look around and drop me a line if you’d like to chat about editorial projects, freelance writing, social media, the great book you’re reading right now—anything you’d like, really. You can also come hang out with me on Twitter, where I attempt to realize my childhood dream of becoming an internet comedian, 140 characters at a time.

Cheers!

Alicia