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

Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Trisha of No Tummy Mommy

After my oldest son was born my body felt very different. I was aware of the fact that my clothes didn’t fit the same way, but I was so overwhelmed with the challenges of this new stage of my life that getting back into my old fitness routines seemed to only add stress and I … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Trisha of No Tummy Mommy

Style me Simple Series: Warm Winter Layers for the Modern Mama

As a mother of two, I’ve learned to get ready quickly … very quickly, but also that putting together an outfit has a lot more to it than just how it looks. Before kids, I chose outfits primarily based on how they looked, sometimes I would focus on comfort, but to be perfectly honest, if … More Style me Simple Series: Warm Winter Layers for the Modern Mama

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

Shortbread for Santa

Christmas baking has been something that I’ve been doing for a while now. Before kids, and even before I was married, my mother-in-law would have me over for a traditional Christmas baking session at her place (I was, and still am, excited to be a part of this big group and learned so much from … More Shortbread for Santa

The Toronto Christmas Market: A Survival Guide for Families

Making a trip to the Toronto Christmas Market has become a bit of a tradition for us. We’ve been going since before we had kids and now that we have two little ones, we want them to share this experience with us. But like any outing with two-under-two, you kind of need to plan ahead. … More The Toronto Christmas Market: A Survival Guide for Families

How to Practice Self-Care for New and Expecting Moms

  Let’s face it, we all have our days, days where everything seems to be falling apart and you can barely peel yourself off the couch. These days happened before I became a mother and they happen even more after motherhood. And while it’s not possible to have great days everyday, I am starting to … More How to Practice Self-Care for New and Expecting Moms