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

Why I Love Hosting Writing Workshops and A Little Inspiration from Foxy Originals

“Our words, our stories matter and when we share our stories walls come down, we build relationships based on shared experience and we come together.” — Josephine: a Creative Life I’ve been a teacher for years now and while on maternity leave for what feels like two consecutive years (with a short break in between … More Why I Love Hosting Writing Workshops and A Little Inspiration from Foxy Originals

Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Eli of Shine the Light On

“It was by sharing my story and hearing the stories of others that my future path was illuminated.” — Eli Brown (STLO Founder) There is something beautiful about putting your heart on your sleeve, literally, and that’s just what Eli Brown, the founder of Shine the Light On did; he’s created something much bigger than … More Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Eli of Shine the Light On

Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Suzanne Colmer of Your Shop Girl

A few months ago I had the pleasure of meeting Suzanne at workshop she hosted with Smithery Style. We learned how to understand and define our own personal styles, clean out our closets and shop for what we love and need rather than for what seems to work or is just on sale. It’s safe … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Suzanne Colmer of Your Shop Girl

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

Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Jan of JR. Authentics

I met Jan of JR. Authentics at one of the Toronto Yoga Mamas Shopping Socials. Jan’s unique onesies caught my eye and I couldn’t help but ask her about them. The mix of organic cotton and gorgeous local artwork made this mama do a double take. JR. Authentics is a budding new business that collaborates … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Jan of JR. Authentics