Mother’s Day 2020 Gift Guide

Welp, Mother’s Day is around the corner and it’s going to be a weird one for a lot of families this year. We’ll make it work though because isn’t that precisely what we Mother’s do? As a person that usually keeps it pretty low-key I’m not super bummed but I know a lot of people…

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Top 5: Spring Celebrations In The Age Of Isolation

The Hunger Games Easter egg hunts are obviously cancelled this year and the grumbling is beginning. I get it, you’re bummed that you have to put a family tradition aside. I’m reminded every Spring that people actually dress their kids in fancy outfits and then drag them into a muddy field to duke it out…

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A Decade of Parenting

The kid turned 10! I don’t even know where to start. It feels like a lifetime ago but somehow it went by in the blink of an eye. 10 years ago we were 27 years old. 10 years into our relationship and 3 years into our marriage. Like any pregnancy that comes after a miscarriage…

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Top 5: Amateur Parenting Advice

We’ve been at this parenting thing for a full decade now and in that time I’ve been asked, quite a few times, for advice. What have I learned so far on this wild journey? There’s a lot. A whole lot! I’m not an expert. Even the experts aren’t experts! And not every piece of advice…

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Notes From Your Introverts

Alright you extroverted sons of guns! I know you’re struggling. Your busybody energy is probably already bouncing off the walls while your introvert friends are living their best blanket-fort lives! So here’s some things that keep us busy in the comfort of our own homes! Info Spiralling We love a good Spiral. You-Tube Spiralling is…

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My Fave HS Resources

A few friends have asked about what we use in our day to day and I’m happy to help, but I want to remind parents to give themselves a break as well. No one expects you to transform into the perfect homeschooler overnight. That person doesn’t actually exist so don’t even worry about it! Even…

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Top 5: Green Spring Cleaning Products

My friends back home tell me Spring is in the air. I can’t tell because there’s still snow up to my eyeballs here, but I’ll take their word for it. Spring in Canada isn’t like Spring in the movies, where everyone is wearing flowery dresses and strappy sandals. It’s still cold here, and there’s still…

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Top 5: Canadian Lifestyle Bloggers Who Happen to Mom!

All Canadians know that if you want to find Canadian content you have to really look for it. It’s not always as easy as throwing up a basic search. Our media is heavily inundated by American content and the fact is we don’t necessarily share the same experiences, opinions, products, or trends. I love when…

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Crashing Into 37

I’d love to tell you that I’m sailing into 37, but it’s defiantly more of a crash landing. The last couple months have been exhausting. Nothing huge, just a bunch of little things not quite working out right. I’ve been feeling very unsettled and frustrated. I’m…out of sorts. I’m suddenly very aware of turning 40.…

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Top 5: Eco-Swaps 2020

I dedicated December to Gift Guides so it’s been a minute since you got a new Top 5 list. Let’s get back into it! Many people have “be more green” or “be more eco-conscious” on their New Year’s Resolution lists. It’s easy to have lofty goals but it starts small. Simple ways that add up…

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