Embracing Motherhood: My Birth Story

Like many women I grew up believing that mothers are born the day they have their first child. The moment that little life leaves your body, you become a mother. In theory, that is correct, in practicality not so much.…

3 Simple Hacks That Will Make You a Birthday Party Hero

If you are anything like me, and two-thirds of parents around the world, you might feel just a bit stressed out when it comes to planning a kid’s birthday party. Netflix recently conducted a survey on parents and their feelings…

What Does Self-Care Really Mean?

Self-care. It’s something we hear about all the time on ‘mind, body, wellness’ type of blogs. It’s a topic that moms & girlfriends  talk about with each other at a very surface level, using blanket statements like “me time”. But…

Get to Know Me – Through Zara’s Eyes

This week I was really stuck on a topic for my video, and then Zara suggested a ‘Get to Know Me’ video. I had no idea what that meant, but the infinitely cooler than me 9 year old said it…

Chai Chat: Being a Mom Entrepreneur

The last few weeks I’ve been feeling like my kids are growing up way too fast, and this has me analyzing all the decisions I’ve made as a mom (even though I’m painfully aware that there is no changing them…

Gardening Milestones and Stain Challenges

Disclosure: I am a P&G mom ambassador. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and have been compensated to put Tide to the stain test. The opinions on this blog are my own.  All of my…

15 Minute Chores for Kids + $100 Mr Clean Giveaway

When my kids were little, Magic Erasers were my must-have cleaning product. We always kept them on hand for “colouring accidents”. Even though our kids are fairly well behaved, we’ve seen our share of artwork on the walls and furniture…

Wanna Play Mom?

Wanna play? It’s a question my kids have been asking ever since they could string a few words together, and I’ve always encouraged them to play, but I haven’t always gotten involved myself. I have to admit, I’m usually the…

The Trip of a Lifetime & Extreme Mom Guilt

It’s 10:07pm, I’m eating a family size chocolate bar, and I’ve been bursting into tears all evening. I know what you are thinking – but it’s not PMS, it’s mom guilt. Tomorrow I leave for India. The trip (including travel)…


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