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 […]
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.
Isn’t it funny. As moms we put so much emphasis on routine for our littles. Many children, Millie included, thrive with routine but the truth is, so do mommas! If a good bedtime routine is key for healthy sleeping habits for our babies why isn’t it for you? After a long day the last thing […]
It hardly felt like work but there I was among business women. The Atelier Collective, in its inaugural year, was way beyond a Women in Business conference. It was a day of real talk, inspiration, and a lot of laughs between a sold out crowd of women from all over at a family winery right here […]
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 […]
A manicure has always been a favourite treat of mine. Nothing better than sitting back, letting someone else do all the work, and leaving feeling pretty. But lately finding the time has been a challenge. With the holidays coming up I wanted to take some time to treat myself so I gathered some readily available […]
A few years back I was invited to an DoTerra oil party. I went to support a family member and, as noted, I love to learn so it was a win/win. At the time, I was struggling with a lot of physical symptoms related to issues I was experiencing with my digestive system. One of […]
Earlier this week a friend posted this on her Facebook and I couldn’t help but see an opportunity. Much of why I wanted to write was finding a balance between being a mom and being me – acting as a whole rather than feeling like there was no energy left over for self care. […]