Taking Care of Me in Motherhood: A Day of Wellness at Toronto Yoga Mamas

“It’s ok to be a mom and still take care of me; in fact, it’s more than necessary.” During a yoga class a few months ago at Toronto Yoga Mamas I mentioned to Jamie (founder and wellness director) that I had a pretty bad shoulder injury so I wouldn’t be able to take part in … More Taking Care of Me in Motherhood: A Day of Wellness at Toronto Yoga Mamas

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

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

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

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

Simple Self-Care Series: Why I’m Adapting My Babies’ Bed Time Routines

“I love sleep. My life has a tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know? — Ernest Hemingway  I’ve only really seen 3:00am for a few reasons in my life, working terrible night shifts at McDonalds as a teenager, the odd “after party” as a twenty-something-year-old and as a new parent. Either way, 3:00am … More Simple Self-Care Series: Why I’m Adapting My Babies’ Bed Time Routines