The dinner time struggle is like no other. I have a solution: a family snack platter. Skip the sit down meal at the table once a week and enjoy time with your kids. Once a week Arthur golfs leaving me with an active Amelia whose favourite word is snack and who can’t sit still for […]
A few years back, it became undeniable to me the link between food and physical & mental health. What paralyzed me at first was I didn’t have a clue! Then I found cookbooks! Back in my university days when I started off on my own I remember packing my grocery cart full of low fat, […]
Looking back on 2018 comes with its moments of belly aching laughter and moments I’m less than proud of. Truth be told, 2018 was one of the more challenging years for me. Here are the lessons I learned.
Raise your hand if you love Sundays! Why do I feel like I’m being judged for my love of Sundays. I know this means tomorrow is back to work for you, a partner, and school for the little ones. May I suggest warming up to Sunday and embrace its opportunity to set you up for […]
The idea of sneaking away alone for a date night is so appealing but tell me where the time is. Am I right? I’ve thought about how lovely it would be for Arthur & I to get out once a week but, really, it’s just that; a thought. The truth is that it would be […]
Happy Canada Day everyone! I am a notoriously patriotic Canadian; though I do not have a maple leaf tattoo – does that exclude me? I say ‘eh’ more than I should, I can sing along to most Tragically Hip songs, and I love the winter. OK, those are super clique examples but, really, I love […]
What mom doesn’t spend a good amount of her day dreaming up way to pack more nutrients into her kids. Tell me I’m not alone! If I am then ignore but if you’re looking for how to cram more of the good stuff into your kids diet here are my tips. Let me preface this […]
I’m not a big breakfast person. Well, in the sense that I don’t really care for food when I first wake up not that I don’t like (love) breakfast food. Anyways, moving on. Since Amelia is almost one, she is eating more solids than formula at this point. This has forced me to become a breakfast […]