{FAMILY} How I Got My Groove Back After Baby

Bringing a new baby into the world can be a beautiful, life-changing, monumental occasion – whether it’s the first, or the third time around. But the thing about having a baby is that it can also be all-consuming. Recovery from childbirth, adjusting to new routines, and surviving an insurmountable lack of sleep amongst the chaos that comes with […]

{FAMILY} 5 Tips On How To Stay Sane as a Mom of Three

As a career mom of three, I’m constantly asked the same question: How do you do it all? And the answer is easy: I don’t. The truth of the matter is, any mom who tells you that she ‘does it all’ is simply lying. It’s just not possible to give 100% of yourself to everything that you […]

{FAMILY} The Truth About How I Broke My Toe

I’d like to preface this post by saying that I get very little sleep. I’d also like to make it known that sleepiness causes accidents. It’s a fact. So when I tell you this story – when I confess the truth about how I really broke my toe, be nice. Alright, you can laugh out loud at me – […]

{FAMILY} Creativ Music Centre: Piano Lessons For Kids

I have always had a love for music. Growing up, musical lessons were always a part of my life – from violin lessons, to singing lessons, to piano lessons – which I stuck with for almost a decade. Listening to music was an inherent part of my everyday life – I awoke each morning to a music-blasting alarm […]

How To Win At Working From Home

As I nestled into the corner booth at a local coffee shop to begin my work this morning, I had an epiphany. It hit me like a slap in the face – I had suddenly realized that it has been just over 2 years since I left my corporate job to become a work-from-home mom. […]

Dear Mastitis: Don’t.

Mast-effing-itis. When you’re pregnant for the first time, no one tells you about it. Perhaps on purpose. It could be because women who have had it before are so haunted by the experience that even uttering the word “mastitis” brings on dark and disturbing flashbacks. Because even the thought of it elicits feelings of fear, […]

Swimming Lessons: Overcoming Failure

Swimming lessons are not optional for my kids. With a rushing river steps from our door, and regular family outings on our boat, learning the life skill is mandatory for the kids in our household. Unfortunately, what I thought would be a quick and easy accomplishment for my firstborn, has become a seven year battle. If at first you don’t succeed, […]

Greater Than Two

Until recently, I was a firm “never gonna happen” when it came to the idea of having more than two kids.   No, I’m not pregnant.   I’m not sure if it’s the holiday season, or the fact that my two year old has been a little more tolerable these days, or maybe because I’ve […]

Random Things I’ve Learned This Week

Inspired by the crazy fabulous fantastically fun mommies gone wild weekend I’ve just enjoyed, I’ve decided to share with you some random things I’ve learned this week. Here are my top five: These ladies rock my world 1) Never turn down a menu item that lists “lardon” as a main ingredient. I saw this on the […]