Throwback Post: Fort Edmonton Park’s 50th Anniversary

Fort Edmonton Park is holding an event at Wolfe Cadillac in support of their campaign to Light the Midway. Our family has a strong connection with Fort Edmonton. You can read all about it below in my throwback blog from May 2019. Last weekend, the Wolfe Pack was lucky enough to spend some time atContinue reading “Throwback Post: Fort Edmonton Park’s 50th Anniversary”

It’s In You To Give

Last year at this time our family, the Wolfe Pack, had just moved to Canmore and were preparing to return to the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton for our son’s second open heart surgery. Kane, who is now 7 and doing really well, had his heart surgery on September 23rd, 2019. One year ago, thingsContinue reading “It’s In You To Give”

I Was There Too: Krystle Schofield

I Was There Too is a series of conversations I am having with other medical moms and photographers who are telling stories of life for families with medical complexities. Meet Krystle Schofield. I originally met Krystle at The Real Life Photography Conference last November. A mutual photography friend had told each of us about theContinue reading “I Was There Too: Krystle Schofield”

World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day and would have been my dad’s 64th birthday. My dad died by suicide in January of 2015. Suicide and mental health are topics our family openly talks about. Every year 800,000 people around the world die by suicide. When someone dies by suicide their family, friends and communityContinue reading “World Suicide Prevention Day”

Click with Kids: Underwater Camera

Last summer, I bought an underwater camera for the kids to play around with. Unbeknownst to me, it is a huge pain in the butt to get those underwater cameras developed. So here we are a year later and we just got the photos back. But now that I see the pictures I will totallyContinue reading “Click with Kids: Underwater Camera”

I Was There Too: Melanie Birch

I Was There Too is a series of conversations I am having with other medical moms and photographers who are telling stories of life for families with medical complexities. Meet Melanie Birch and her daughter, Ella. I originally met Melanie through a Facebook group for medical parents in the Bow Valley even before we officiallyContinue reading “I Was There Too: Melanie Birch”

Tell Your Story Together

Kane and I tell our healthcare story together through photography. At this stage of the game, for Kane, I think it’s something fun to do with mom, something to pass the time at hospital appointments. For me, it’s how I manage the nerves and feelings that come up around those same hospital appointments. Photography isContinue reading “Tell Your Story Together”

Click with Kids: Hour by Hour

Looking for a kid friendly photography project to tell the story of your day? An hour by hour project is a fun way to get your kids noticing the details of the day and it’s way less intense than a day in the life project! Sometimes I like to test out a photography project withContinue reading “Click with Kids: Hour by Hour”

Throwback Post: Frog Hunt

Our friend, Ben, had his 5th spinal surgery today at the Shriners Hospital in Montreal. This surgery was unexpected and I’m not sure what’s harder as a caregiver, having lots of lead time or being in an emergency situation. Regardless, the Wolfe Pack is sending love to our hemi-buddy, Ben, and his mom, Karen. TheContinue reading “Throwback Post: Frog Hunt”

Tell Your Story: Sharing My Heart

Sharing your story is something each and every one of us can do. You can do it for yourself. You can do it to educate or inform others. However you choose to tell your story, just the act of telling it can help you to heal. I tell our story with my camera. The dayContinue reading “Tell Your Story: Sharing My Heart”