Being a Single Mom on Mother’s Day

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For many moms, Mother’s Day is a day they look forward to all year long. It’s a day that is filled with lavish presents, breakfast in bed, a husband and kids doting on them and a fancy dinner out at a restaurant. Keep on reading!


These are the moments.


Motherhood is full of moments. There are funny moments, sad moments, happy moments, lonely moments, messy moments and every other kid of moment you can imagine. In fact, when it comes to motherhood, I don’t remember days. I remember moments. Keep on reading!

Dear 18 year old me



Dear 18 year old me,

Your life is going really well right now. Your future is lying in front of you, with endless possibilities and the thoughts of where life may take you are exciting. You feel confident and ready to embark out on your own into adulthood, but there are some thing you need to know. Keep on reading!

Things I took for granted.

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Before I had a child my time was mine to do whatever I wanted with. Yes, I had a job that came with responsibilities, but once the work day was done I could basically do whatever I felt like doing. It was pretty awesome and I would be a total liar if I said I didn’t miss those days. Keep on reading!

A season, a reason or a lifetime.


I recently started a new job. Leaving my old job was really hard because I loved it and met so many amazing people who touched my heart and changed my life. It got me thinking that life is too short for people to just come to us randomly. I truly believe that everyone we meet, we meet for a reason. Keep on reading!

To be a single mom.


People often ask me what it is like to be a single mom. It is an innocent enough question but is not one that can be answered in a few sentences.  I usually tell people that it’s really hard but really rewarding because it is the simplest way to sum it up.

Being a single mom is so much more than what you see on the surface. Keep on reading!

Dear Canada Revenue Agency

Dear Canada Revenue Agency,

Hi. It’s me, Katie.  I know that we have a pretty good relationship. You always give me what you owe and I always give what I owe. I like that about us. We keep it simple and uncomplicated. But CRA, I am mad at you. And it all has to do with cupcakes and diapers. Keep on reading!