What are you good at? Advocating for my kids in school, sports and life. You see, they both wear bilateral hearing aids. There is so much ignorance around hearing loss. Even with hearing aids, the wind can make it hard to hear people because of the added amplification of the wind noise. Are they 'not … Continue reading Advocating
Having it all….
What does "having it all" mean to you? Is it attainable? In the world of social media & picture perfect online presence it can be easy to let that green monster called envy creep in. Spoiler alert- most picture perfect instgram families are so beyond broken it is not even worth the time or comparison. … Continue reading Having it all….
What personal belongings do you hold most dear? Materialistically, I hold my camera gear close to my heart. I absolutely love taking all kinds of photos! I dont keep to one style of photography. My favorite thing is lifestyle & people photography 📷. Capturing organic photos and freezing a moment in time you can never … Continue reading Hmmm….
Guilty of hoarding plants
I dove into the addiction of vegetable gardening about 3- years ago. My husband would tell you I couldnt keep a house plant alive to save myself 😆. I started reading the literature on the benefits of caring for houseplants. Improved mental health. Cleaner air. Christmas Cactus Now, I have two plant collections. One in … Continue reading Guilty of hoarding plants
Study Explores The Connection Between Gardening And Mental Wellbeing
Study shows that spending just 2.5 hours a week gardening can lead to better mental wellbeing and life satisfaction, particularly in older adults.Study Explores The Connection Between Gardening And Mental Wellbeing
What is the legacy you want to leave behind? Personally, I want the next generations of my family to remember their Holly as fun loving, hard working & compassionate always. She always worked in her garden; growing us yummy food. She taught us how to grow our own food. She believed in me regardless of … Continue reading My Legacy
Daily writing promptHow do you feel about cold weather?View all responses Coming from Atlantic Canada, cold weather is unavoidable. Cold weather reminds me to be grateful for the basic necessities: shelter, warm running water, heat, hot bowls of homemade soup. You see, I do street out reach work every Tuesday. How fitting-- today is Tuesday! … Continue reading Gratitude
Have you ever broken a bone? As a small child, I was playing that game with my then bestfriend where you lay on their feet, balance while holding hands and fly. I complained my wrist hurt afterwards, but noone would listen to me. Can you move it? Yes, yes I could. About 48 hours later … Continue reading Airplane
Leave it at work and conversely leave it at home.
How do you balance work and home life? It took me many years as a nurse to understand the value of work-life balance. Put simply, when you take time for wellness you are actually more productive at work and at home. My favorite spot in my home. Me time chair. The most simple way I … Continue reading Leave it at work and conversely leave it at home.
Daily writing promptWhat's the oldest things you're wearing today?View all responses Ever since I was a little girl my Memere wore a ring on her pinky finger. It reminded me of a flower. She died during Covid, and the pain I felt not getting to say a proper goodbye was astounding. The tightness felt in … Continue reading Heirloom