Mummy Madness

I got married and had two children all in 3 years. My son, also my first child, was born with a health condition that required surgery and we spent our first 6 weeks of parenthood in a NICU at a children’s hospital. It was the most difficult time of my life. Even after he came home I struggled with anxiety, depression, fear and anger. I turned to writing and my words slowly allowed me to crawl out of the hole I had dug myself into. I was forever changed. I began to realize that I had the ability to help others who were struggling with their journey in parenthood. As parents, we all have moments where we aren't sure what we are doing. I continue to write and share my experiences in hopes that I can help part the clouds for someone who is struggling.

Baking with Kids

Baking is one of my favourite things to do. I’m not the best baker. I’m ok. I make things that taste pretty good but don’t always look pintresty. But I enjoy it. It both stresses me and relaxes me at the same time. There is something about measuring and stirring that releases some tension. Baking is something that I love doing with my kids. If you want to test your patience try baking with little ones. This holiday when...

December 22, 2016 Read Blog

Barilla Lasagne Roll Ups

Ingredients 12 Barilla® wavy lasagne sheets 7 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 lb zucchini, diced 1/3 inch 1 bunch asparagus, sliced 1 eggplant, sliced thin 5 ounces goat cheese 1 container, 15 ounces fresh ricotta cheese ½ cup grated Parmigiano, divided 6 leaves of basil 2 cups marinara sauce salt and black pepper, to taste     Directions Preheat oven to 350° F, season eggplant with salt...

December 7, 2016 Read Blog

7 Top Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

It’s the holiday season, which means stress for most. Whether it’s the shopping, or entertaining, spending time with your least favourite family members or running between holiday gatherings, it’s a new level of busy and stress usually follows. Most holiday parties that I go to involve getting myself and the kids out the door by a particular time, cleaned up, dressed, with two matching socks on. That in itself is a whole load of stress...

December 6, 2016 Read Blog

Bogs Classic Polar Bear

Wander the wet and wild in the Classic Polar Bears Boot. 100% waterproof and winter-ready with 7 mm Neo-Tech insulation rated to -30F that will keep feet toasty warm come rain, sleet or snow.

December 1, 2016 Read Blog

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