Fellow Human Check-In.

Whoa. 2 entries in 2 days. I’m slightly impressing myself. Could this perhaps be the start of a new habit? Eh? Ehhhh? Probs not. Don’t get too excited. My kids have free time from 6 until 8 and this is my way of blocking out the current fighting that’s happening over who has the iPads. … Continue reading Fellow Human Check-In.

March Break 2.0

High five, folks. We just survived the scariest March Break of our entire life! (well, I hope anyway.) I see y’all working hard to keep those kiddos busy, active and meticulously following the social distancing guidelines. Aside from those who are hanging at the park with your friends… you’re real jerks. Is anyone else anticipating … Continue reading March Break 2.0


[meh-ta-noy-ah] * Greek (n.) the journey of changing one’s mind, heart, self, or way of life; spiritual conversion. My cousin sent this word to me the other day (shout to Kelly for being bang on) after a deep conversation. And it completely resonated. I took a screenshot of it and kept going back to it … Continue reading metanoia

I Am.

I am a mother. I am a daughter. I am a sister. I am a cousin. I am an aunt. I am a friend. I am a strong ass woman. I’ve begun challenging my “I am nots” with “I ams” and beginning to rebuild myself. It’s a taunting and terrifying task but it’s rebuilding my … Continue reading I Am.

The Simple Life

I think I read somewhere that once you decide to stay in one night because you’re ‘too tired’ it’s game over. Next thing you know, you’re cancelling plans with excuses like ‘oh sorry, just washed my sheets and i’m not gonna make it.” Netflix and bed is just so much more appealing than spending time … Continue reading The Simple Life


My name is Alanna and I’m a single mom of 5 kids. They were all born within 6 years of each other and there is one set of fraternal twins. We live in what used to be a small town that lays about a half hour West of the big city of Toronto. I have … Continue reading Me