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

Where I Want to Be

I love new beginnings like New Year’s Day, or the start of a new school year, there is something so fresh and clean about a ‘new start’ and there is often so much optimism that comes along with it. As a writer, the future is a place that I visit often because you can create … More Where I Want to Be

The Gift of Giving

  If having children has taught me one thing, it would be the importance of kindness and giving. Motherhood is such an amazing journey and giving is such a huge part of the experience, but we often get so caught up in the struggles, the stress and the idea of perfection that kindness can take … More The Gift of Giving