As 2018 inches near, I feel quite unprepared for what’s to come. In the past few months I realised I’m a creature of habit. I dislike change though I do know there will be a point in time where I’ll want change. 200 more words

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It Never Gets Old

Today is your brother’s fourth birthday.  It is the fifth, fourth birthday I have ever celebrated for my kids.  It will not be my last fourth birthday. 1,317 more words


Your Dad is amazing

So I had planned on sitting down and typing up something else today, but that will have to wait.  I don’t want to miss a chance to tell you about your dad.   399 more words




When she was a child, my grandmother received a locket as a baptism gift. That was in Calumet, Michigan. The family later moved to Hughenden. 702 more words


welcome home.

today is the day my father, sister and i fly up to Massachusetts to say goodbye to Babci (which means “grandmother” in polish). she died on Tuesday but it wasn’t unexpected. 1,149 more words


Featured Story - Amelia's {Home} Birth Story

I love documenting the birth day of the a precious babe. It’s always surrounded by so much love.

I received a text in the early morning that labor had begun, but by mid morning the contractions became inconsistent and actually grew further apart. 329 more words

The Golden Siblings, 1840-1900

Our family has a written Family Record dated 1942 that was, perhaps, dictated to my mother by her mother. It records births, baptisms, deaths and siblings of my great-grandparents and their children.  483 more words

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