This has been a busy winter break but a good one. I wrote out a list of things to do, and I think I accomplished about 80% of it so I’m happy. It’s been nice to stay up late and sleep in. To not have the pressure of school every day. I’m not sure if … [Read more…]
It’s been almost six months since I last updated everyone on our family. Our summer was particularly difficult as we watched our husband and father slowly decline as the cancer took him from us little by little. Ultimately Hugo was granted his wish and was able to die at home peacefully in his own bed. … [Read more…]
I think I owe everyone an explanation for why I haven’t been around much. If you’ve been reading my blog you know that my husband has stage 4 bladder cancer. The cancer has been progressing. In May my husband had to do five radiation treatments on a lump on his neck. Radiation has different side … [Read more…]
There are so few who know what it’s like to grow up in a family with lots of children which means there are even less people who know what it’s like to be the oldest of lots of siblings. I asked my oldest daughter to write about what it’s like to be the oldest of … [Read more…]
As the name of my blog – HEALTHY Simplicity – implies our family tries to live in a health-conscious way. This past summer we’ve had so many things that we believed about health turned upside down. Last June my husband started experiencing symptoms of what we assumed was kidney stones. This puzzled us because he … [Read more…]
Here are some quotes that encourage me when I’m discouraged with my “job”. Do you have a favourite homemaking quote?
Today is my dad’s birthday! I thought I would introduce you to him by telling you all the things I appreciate about my dad. Here’s my list in no particular order. Devoted – I know of two things that my dad is wholly devoted to: 1) The Lord. He loves the Lord with all his … [Read more…]