Motherhood and the Art of Letting Go: Leaving your Little Ones and Going Back to Work

  “After motherhood my heart never leaves home.” Going back to work after being home with both my babies feels wrong, like I’ve made a terrible decision or that it just isn’t right, but as a mom you find ways to muster up the courage to do things, be as strong as you can for … More Motherhood and the Art of Letting Go: Leaving your Little Ones and Going Back to Work

Hello Harvest Loaf

Last week my grandmother gave us two huge zucchini from her garden (that she asks about everyday) and we brought some amazing heirloom carrots from the farmer’s market, but we were planning to go away for part of the weekend and I was worried they would spoil before we got back. I did not have … More Hello Harvest Loaf

Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Laura of Gooseberry Studios & Prints

A little while back Laura of Gooseberry Studios & Prints, and I connected when she reached out to me about a campaign she was doing with Sick Kids. I automatically said I wanted to take part and I am so happy that I did! Laura later attended one of my writing workshops and took photos … More Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Laura of Gooseberry Studios & Prints

The People who Give You their Food Give you their Heart: Share the Meal App

  “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with them … the people who give you their food give you their heart.” –Cesar Chavez   Happy Saturday! We are starting our morning with brunch today … finally getting back into our routines in the new house. Cooking and … More The People who Give You their Food Give you their Heart: Share the Meal App

Motherhood and the Art of Letting Go: Simplifying Kid’s Stuff – A Book Review

“No matter how much stuff you have in the world, there will never be an amount that is enough to fulfil you or your child. The truth is, the one thing children can’t get enough of is your love.” When you have the chance to see all of your stuff, everything you own in front … More Motherhood and the Art of Letting Go: Simplifying Kid’s Stuff – A Book Review

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