Health & Wellness Kyla Becker Oma-Hood

Workout Partners!

Carson helps his mom with her workouts.

Health & Wellness Kyla Becker

From Infinity Wellness: Maintaining Self-Care Through Grief…

Kyla wrote a really helpful article about why taking care of yourself during/after the loss of a loved one is so important. Read it HERE.

Kyla Becker Music Video...

It Gets Better From Here…

Kyla Becker – It All Gets Better from Here

Ky uploaded a new song – give it a listen!

Kyla Becker Oma-Hood The Landlady Video...

Tired? I’m Not Tired, Oma!

They have arrived! Carson made himself right at home with the Cheerios… I don’t mind that so much – but he has learned to put his own boots on recently. He has also learned that Cheerios being squished under one’s boot makes a very satisfying, crunchy mess.

While Mom went out on the town with Aunty Em, Carson and I went to visit Gramma Dot. He went straight to her baking cupboard and got out the measuring cups (he also knows where to find the soda crackers, and is not shy about bringing them to Gramma Dot so that she can get him some).

As the video shows, the latest fave thing at Gramma Dot’s house is trying to figure out how to work the walker. One time, Ruby’s grandson put Carson on the seat and Ruby drove him all over the house. He’s trying to figure out how to get it moving now on his own, but so far, none of us have cracked and shown him how to work the brakes…

We had a good visit – Carson wore himself out, but of course, would not admit it. Ruby and I, on the other hand are tuckered enough to just crawl into bed now.

Kyla Becker Oma-Hood

My Kid is Awesome!

Kyla recently had a photo shoot for Infinity Wellness (her Personal Training and Life-Coaching business) done by KMT Photography with Carson, a client (Isabeau) and her daughter. How proud am I?! šŸ˜‰











Kyla Becker Oma-Hood Real Life


Carson Anthony Ward




Very soon now

My baby will bring forth her own baby into the world.



His name is Carson Anthony Ward, the already so-much-loved progeny of Kyla Ward (nee Becker) and Colton Ward.

I am already in love with him. Carson, that is, not Colton; although as sons-in-law go, I’d rank him fairly high.

Carson is due on the 22nd of June, but I have been adamantly maintaining that he will make his appearance on the 10th, so I’d guess I’d better stick by that.

I can’t wait to meet him!

Baby Gifts

Artsy Fartsy It Helps If the Whole Family Is Crazy J.O.B. Kyla Becker Little Bits of Stupid Real Life Terry Becker

So, 2015 Sure Started Out Weird…

Holidays are OverTaken February 3, 2015 with Samsung Galaxy S3
Holidays are Over
Taken February 3, 2015 with Samsung Galaxy S3
Greeting card for sale at Les Becker Designs

I’m not sure I even know where to begin…

I was asleep when the ball dropped – woke up when the kids all called for rides home at the same time. It took me three trips, and I drive a mini-van. That’s a lot of drunken 20-somethings…

That old saw about “how you ring in the New Year is an indicator of how your year will go” is flat-out bullshit, if my January has anything to say about it, by the way. I’d have thought January would be a calm and steady same-old, same-old kind of routine month.


Kyla Becker Little Bits of Stupid Real Life

Motherhood Did Not Always Become Me…

Ky & Patch-1998
Don’t Let Her “Wide-Awakety” Fool You… This picture was likely taken at 2 AM.

There are things I did as the mother of a toddler, that would totally have embarrassed me to admit, back when my now-all-grown-up little girl was still a toddler. It’s a little embarrassing to admit to those things even now, although she did survive. It’s more surprising that *I* survived, to tell the truth.

Ky was one of those kids that refused to sleep at night. I joke around with new mothers all the time, about how my kid is 20-years-old and hasn’t slept through the night yet. She wanted to sleep during the day, but that was mainly because she didn’t sleep at night. Ever.

Fur-Babies Kyla Becker Photography Real Life

Yoga for All!

Kaylee misses just hanging out with Kyla - I think Ky misses her back
Kaylee misses just hanging out with Kyla – I think Ky misses her back
Taken June 30, 2014 with Samsung Galaxy S3

Kyla got a summer job at the YMCA as Camp Coordinator of several of their kids day camps – four of them if I’m not mistaken. FOUR! Not sure how she’s gonna pull it all off, but I do know she has “homework” every night.

Artsy Fartsy CANADA Just for Fun... Kyla Becker Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Vicarious Tourism

Sun-Fried Brains Day…

Pointe des Chenes, Sault Ste. Marie ON CANADA
Taken June 12, 203 with
Samsung Galaxy 3

Ky and I spent the day, hatless, like idiots, on the beach at Pointe des ChenesĀ on Lake Superior.

La Moustache!
Taken June 12, 2013 with
Samsung Galaxy 3
Hmmmm…. Sandy Moustache…?
Taken June 12, 2013 with
Samsung Galaxy 3





Yoga on the Beach!
Taken June 12, 2013 with
Samsung Galaxy 3





Pointe des Chenes, Sault Ste. Marie ON CANADA
Taken June 12, 203 with
Samsung Galaxy 3

It was a good day. Sun-Fried Brains, and all…

Not-So-Random Song-for-the-Day: Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys