Shopping Simplified: Our Day at Erin Mills Town Centre

Ok so the secret’s out, motherhood is messy! You can’t really perfect it and trying to will only make you crazy, so instead I’ve tried to find ways to make mom-life a little easier and not feel guilty about it. Thank goodness the world and shopping malls are on board with this trend. Mommy life … More Shopping Simplified: Our Day at Erin Mills Town Centre

With Love from Our Little House Series: The Heart of our Home

The photos are off the walls now, the pictures of our family and all the “things” that made this little house our home are slowly being boxed up. The living room echoes, such a strange sound in such a small space, and our oldest has started to notice that some of his toys are missing … More With Love from Our Little House Series: The Heart of our Home

I Hope you Fly: Let’s Talk Motherhood & Raising Confident Children

“Mama I feed the ducks?” I looked at my toddler, two and ready to take on the world, and said “um … yes baby you can.” As we walked over to the water and looked over at the lake there was a small part of me that said, go back this is way too scary … More I Hope you Fly: Let’s Talk Motherhood & Raising Confident Children

Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Jennifer Myers Chua of Hip Mommies

In our digital age (the age of online platforms and keyboard connections) finding a place for the personal, meeting with other creatives in person and collaborating with like-minded people is something that has kept me inspired and motivated on this blogging journey. And that is exactly what happened when I had the opportunity to finally … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Jennifer Myers Chua of Hip Mommies

Why I Love Hosting Writing Workshops and A Little Inspiration from Foxy Originals

“Our words, our stories matter and when we share our stories walls come down, we build relationships based on shared experience and we come together.” — Josephine: a Creative Life I’ve been a teacher for years now and while on maternity leave for what feels like two consecutive years (with a short break in between … More Why I Love Hosting Writing Workshops and A Little Inspiration from Foxy Originals

Let’s Talk About Screen Time for a Second & A Kidoland Review

“Mama I watch show?” Yup that’s what a morning sounds like at our place after our toddler makes his way over to our bedroom for a quick morning cuddle. My responses have varied over the past few months since he’s learned to get out of his bed and has found the vocabulary to ask these … More Let’s Talk About Screen Time for a Second & A Kidoland Review

Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Eli of Shine the Light On

“It was by sharing my story and hearing the stories of others that my future path was illuminated.” — Eli Brown (STLO Founder) There is something beautiful about putting your heart on your sleeve, literally, and that’s just what Eli Brown, the founder of Shine the Light On did; he’s created something much bigger than … More Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Eli of Shine the Light On

The Best Mother’s Day Gift I Could Ask for: An Afternoon with our Little Artists

“ All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once [s]he grows up.” — Pablo Picasso Once or twice a week my little ones and I attend programs at our local community centre. And one day, just before Christmas, when we were trying to figure out what to buy our son … More The Best Mother’s Day Gift I Could Ask for: An Afternoon with our Little Artists