Life Experience

Big Announcement, First Appointments & Ultrasound!

Today is a great day. Today is a particularly great day because we’re announcing our very first pregnancy here on Nesting Nelsons. Many of you are regular readers and many of you are new readers, but both camps will notice that the content on the site will be changing to keep up with medical updates, symptoms, funny stories, “quirks and quarks” and… Read more →

OCCBCE Pt 2: Cross-Border Kitty Cat Prep and Journey Notes

Hello, hello! Welcome to part 2, what is meant to be the feline-focused post, on “Our Cross-Country Border-Crossing Extravaganza”. Here, I will be talking all about our week-and-a-half long road trip, totaling a little over 55 hours on the road, crossing into the US from Canada with two kitty cats. Just a quick disclaimer, as always: I’m not a veterinarian… Read more →

The Final Countdown!

  Update from the Nest: August 25, 2015   We’re almost there, with less than four days before we embark on our cross-country road trip from Waterloo, Ontario to our new home in Seattle, Washington via the Trans-Canadian Hwy. I’m hoping to document our ride to highlight the beautiful sights that Canada has to offer and to help others doing these long,… Read more →

My Wisdom Tooth Story: {Pt 2} Pre-Surgery Prep + Food Recommendations (Free Med Log Download!)

After my initial consultation, the weekend flew by and suddenly Monday night was upon me. My surgery was scheduled for the following day, 6/30 at 12:45pm. All weekend, I’d read up online about different experiences in an attempt to figure out what to expect and what all I needed to prepare for post-surgery. I had this idea in my head… Read more →

Pinky Pie Journal Reflection: Its Play Time!

In module 4 of the online course, Coaching is Magic, the material teaches us some therapeutic benefits of laughter and play. Personal development, therapy and any other kind of self-work can often become very serious. Many times there are many negative issues that need to be brought to the surface and addressed. However, there are lighter aspects of getting to know… Read more →