my story

History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.
— Nelson Mandela

Welcome! My name is Amber and I'm so happy you stopped by! I'm a mom to two beautiful little loves and have been married to my best friend for almost six years. I grew up in the middle of nowhere near Ottawa, Ontario, but moved away from home after high school to pursue studies in archaeology and history, and eventually in museum and archival management. I stumbled into motherhood almost nine years ago when I fell in love with the father of a sweet little girl. Three years later, I married my husband, Scott, and officially became a stepmom to our sweet Bray, although we had developed a very special bond before this amazing day. Being her mommy is one of the best things that ever happened to me. She changed our world and made us realise what life is all about. When we had our son, Henry, seven years later, having a newborn was a completely new experience for us and it allowed me to experience motherhood in a whole new way. Through this journey, I have become a better person and have learned so much about myself. I have learned how to be more patient, how to appreciate the little things, and to savour every moment I can.

I work full-time as an archivist at a municipal archives, and am so lucky that I get to have a family while also pursuing a career that satisfies my passion for history and heritage. I have always been interested in my own family history and only wish that I asked more questions when my grandparents were still alive. It is so important to know where we come from, and my background in preserving history inspired me to create Meet My Little Loves. I hope to use this platform as a creative outlet and a place for me to document and share my favourite little moments with my tiny humans, and to create a small piece of history that hopefully my children can look back on one day. Along the way, I hope to connect with others, with you. Parenthood is a crazy ride, and we each experience it differently, but we also experience so many of the same joys, fears and challenges that come along with raising our little loves. 

I hope you will join me in this adventure and enjoy getting to know my family a little better as I document our little moments. Please reach out to me with any comments and questions, or just to say hello! I also welcome collaborations and partnerships, and can always be contacted here or over on Instagram

THANK YOU for visiting. 

Amber xox