Category Archives: Healing

Round and round…

… and round it goes. Seems I’ve been away from this space (and every space honestly) for so long. It doesn’t feel quite like mine anymore. Seasons, months, events and ills… We seem to be on a rotation here. This … Continue reading

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A love of learning

When I dreamed of having kids, there were many things I was hoping to teach them and a few things that I hoped they would take from me naturally : My love of nature, my need to create, my sense … Continue reading

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A lighter tone, pretty shamrocks and a little something green

  So I would be lying if I would say here that I took the break I talked of in my last post. I’m not good at sitting still when something is left hanging in mid-air. But this time, it … Continue reading

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Another quiet week…

… and we are enjoying every moment.   I didn’t take many pictures this week. I guess I was too busy, which is good right? There was a lot of baking and making, hearty meals for our hungry stomachs and … Continue reading

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Days getting shorter, time slowing down

As we get closer to the Winter Solstice, we’ve noticed something strange. Time seems to be slowing down. This will be our first year celebrating the shortest day, the first year we will mark this passage of the seasons, the … Continue reading

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Fuzzy head, full heart – Gratitude

Today, I’m most grateful for… Little hands and little mouths discovering without fear. A husband that always has my back and puts “being a father” at the top of his priorities. The quiet of my home when my head is … Continue reading

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Slowly but surely

I’ve been away and I’m sorry. Trying to do it half way was impossible. I rest my arm while the kiddos nap, but then any progress I make gets undone once they get up. I naively thought for a while … Continue reading

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Short and not so sweet

I’m sure many of you have noticed that my posts have been shorter and farther between the last few weeks. Ever since I came back from my August Break, I’ve been averaging 2 or 3 posts a week instead of … Continue reading

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Days of silence – Offline for 4 days

“To a mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” ~ Chuang Tzu I’m off for a few days : This is the period of my yearly Tao retreat. Once my children will be older, my husband and I will … Continue reading

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Bad backs and walks around the gardens.

So, I’ve been a bit quiet this week. I’ve unfortunately thrown my back out and have been trying to deal with our everyday routine while walking at a 45 degree angle. Needless to say that carrying around a 23 lbs … Continue reading

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