Motherhood: a Fine Balance and Scoria World Review

  I’ve heard many times over the past few years that balance isn’t real or attainable in motherhood, that it is one of those words we throw around and say that we either have or don’t have. Well that may be true during some moments, motherhood throws things off for sure, and brings about immense … More Motherhood: a Fine Balance and Scoria World Review

Love Yourself Enough to Rest: How the flu forced me to establish Rest Routines

“If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.” —  Banksy “I think this might be the most tired I’ve ever been in my whole life,” I said as my hair dresser was blow-drying my hair and I slowly began to nod off in the chair. It was finally Friday and all I could … More Love Yourself Enough to Rest: How the flu forced me to establish Rest Routines

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

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

Simple Self-Care Series: Weekly Face Masks a Banish Review

“Sit down mama … eat apple mama … have bath mama. Play outside mama, go walk.” If only I took my toddler’s advice more often, I think my body and mind would thank me for it. After the birth of my youngest, life started to become very busy. Failed attempts at co-ordinating naps, chasing a … More Simple Self-Care Series: Weekly Face Masks a Banish Review