The other side of adoption

Imagine you’re a single mother, caring for your children the best you can, you love them dearly. Then one day, social services comes knocking on your door telling you your children will be taken away from you if you don’t meet a certain list of criteria. You’re not doing your job as a parent. How do you feel? Scared? Confused? Angry? Sad? Continue reading

I live for days like these…

Happy 6th Birthday

Happy Birthday to my baby. He is 6 years old today.

He woke up to his big brother yelling out Happy Birthday and playing the kazoo in the hallway. His very own birthday parade first thing in the morning. I don’t think his smile could have gotten any bigger if he tried!

We sure love this boy very much. What an amazing kid this is.

Days like these, I want to treasure forever…

There is wonderful joy ahead!


Any of you who have been following my blog lately may have noticed how I haven’t been here much. The difficulties in my life had brought me to a point where Continue reading

A Successful February 1st – headstands, Caspian, cookies and snowmen.

Today was an awesome first day of February.

A record breaking high of 8 degrees Celsius made everything even better. Spring is coming everyone! I can’t wait!!! Continue reading

My 8 Favourite Household Management Apps

Always busy. Every day busy. So much do to and so little time to do it all.

I try, but I don’t usually get everything done by the end of the day. Continue reading

Happy Birthday Jedi Papa!!!

Today is my wonderful husband’s birthday. He is lovingly called Papa by our children. They wanted to make something special to celebrate his special day. So of course, I searched Pinterest for ideas! Continue reading

Gather Love Grow is now on facebook

Hello everyone! I have finally decided to create a facebook page for Gather Love Grow. Come and check it out!