All too often we forget that we exist outside of our work and our parenting duties. We live in a fast-paced environment that doesn’t value putting ourselves first. Since I was a young girl, I fell victim to the mentality that I was responsible for everyone else’s happiness, but in the midst of that nonsense I couldn’t truly reach my potential and I lost my voice. Follow my blogs as I venture through putting my happiness first and what that means in today's society.
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I am feverishly writing my next blog about self care. I can't wait to hear from you about any ideas you may have for upcoming blogs.
Recent Blog Posts
Mindful Body & Soul 3-Part Series On the cusp of retiring my uterus, my mind is shifting towards my body image, and a great deal of self-awareness is coming to pass. As a woman who has now delivered 7 babies (4 of my own children, and 3 surrogacy babies), I have battled a love-hate relationship…Read More
The story of the Williamsford Mill Fostering A Love for Books When you were little, what do you remember about the pastimes that you enjoyed? Did any of them help define who you became? Maybe you had such a love for nature that you followed a path in conservation or environmentalism. Maybe you just loved…Read More
Silence and Laughter Party Plans? Nope. In the months leading up to my BIG 4-0, so many people asked me how I planned to spend my birthday. For as friendly and as vibrant as I am, the last thing I wanted this year was to spend my birthday drinking in a whiskey bar downtown Toronto,…Read More
Strike: Sometimes failing is winning We don’t always have it figured out. So what? Introducing twice-divorced, 40-year-old, self-employed Mom, of four kids – Me. My pals on the rollercoaster – four kids with entirely different personalities and passions in life. Four kids born in 3 years and 2 months (twins in the middle). Two girls.…Read More
Self-Love – Your Body Is Yours When I was young I had the quintessential body. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Curves in all the right places, and just enough breasts to be noticed. I was above average at 5’6. But I always struggled with what defined my femininity. I wasn’t a gorgeous girl. I was just…Read More
In only one day, our lives changed forever. But in the midst of all the feedings, diaper changes, and nighttime meltdowns, we forgot that Madelyn’s life changed too. She had a front seat to the craziness of two babies, and a back seat to the attention she once had from both her father and I.…Read More