It’s Gathering Season: With William Ashley

There’s something about bringing everyone together around a table and sharing a meal together. There’s a sense of presence that’s still maintained at the table and that is an incredible thing! It’s the season of gathering and to be completely honest, I am hopelessly in love with a table or kitchen filled with family, fabulous … More It’s Gathering Season: With William Ashley

Celebrating the Local Village: The Bump to Baby Show

There’s something that happens when we come together and celebrate a common thread that unites us, when we build each other up and support one another, when our village grows so do we. Parenthood is one of the most chaotic, difficult, rewarding and wonderful transitions that happens in a lifetime and building a sense of … More Celebrating the Local Village: The Bump to Baby Show

Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Rachel Schwartzman of West End Naturopathic Doulas and Co-founder of The Bump to Baby Show

Rachel and I met for the first-time last spring at The Bump to Baby Show, an urban family marketplace that she and her best friend founded. Rachel welcomed me with open arms and took me around to check out all of the fabulous booths at the show. Rachel and Mira have put together a series … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Rachel Schwartzman of West End Naturopathic Doulas and Co-founder of The Bump to Baby Show

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: 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