Rock Bottom for Moms

As I sit here writing the last chapter of my book about Rock Bottom for Moms, I’m thinking of all the women out there who’ve hit their rock bottom during motherhood like me. I’m thinking about their mom guilt. Mom’s feel guilty about not being the mom they want to be. That their rock bottom moment […]

We’re surviving

Hey there, I know it’s been awhile since you’ve heard from me. I’ve been surviving this pandemic thing and staying at home. I’ve been trying to figure out how to support my kids with at-home-learning, while I also try to keep the house clean, and keep going with my business. The biggest lesson I’m still […]

Isolated Monster Mom

It’s here, my newest guide for you. We’ve been living in unprecedented times. I’m so sick of that phrase! But, it’s true. We’ve been doing the mom thing during a pandemic, and we’ve never had to do that before. You’ve been feeling crappy and losing your cool a lot more often than before. I’ve compiled […]

Mommy Moods & Kids Long-Term Health

1 in 5 people will experience mental illness in any given year in Canada. This is truly an epidemic. It doesn’t only affect the person, their jobs, their health, it affects the people around them. Sadly, it has a long-term negative effect on children. The ACEs study of Adverse Childhood Experiences found that children who […]

The Hating is Dissipating

My youngest daughter is enjoying her gymnastics class a lot. It’s a parent and tot class so each of the little ones has a parent with them to assist with all the cute moves they’re doing. A couple weeks ago there were just 4 kids there with an adult. We did their warm-ups of jumping, […]

The Goal of the Stroll

The house we grew up in backed onto this amazing park with a soccer field and my elementary school. We had this secret door through the big gate that would open up into a world of imagination, play and adventure. I have so many childhood memories that involve friends and cousins and running out through […]