Being a mom; I am obviously bias. I do believe on some days that I have super powers - even I don't know how I get it all done. And when I'm working in a fast paced full time job, I can even impress myself (we're all our hardest critic, right?) Well Vivienne Kay, a... Continue Reading →
and now we’re four.
Before I start going into topics; I thought I should write down some realities that have set in. Anytime I've shared something truly honest, someone has reached out to say that they're in the same boat - and that's what this is all about. Going into the last couple months of pregnancy with Lennox I... Continue Reading →
mom, dad + 2.5 kids, right?
Everyone has drawn one of those 'picture perfect' families; you know the ones with a husband and a wife (both with smiles nonetheless), a boy and a girl child and then usually a dog as well. Everyone is holding hands in front of their house, the sun is shining and the perfect little stick figures... Continue Reading →
Step by step to looking flawless in a photoshoot…
About a month ago I had the pleasure of meeting Bethany Amanda, an Ottawa photographer based out of Stittsville. She was on the lookout to connect with other Ottawa creatives and mistakenly she reached out to me and wanted to hang; she had to endure my not so funny jokes and old school playlist while... Continue Reading →
the reality of being a military spouse.
I don't share often about the reality of being a military family. It's something we sort of keep to ourselves, and really just continually go through the motions. But there's a lot of us; and I want to take some time to share the real life look of what it's like to be a military... Continue Reading →
get fit or die trying
About a week ago I asked the Instagram world for any tips, tricks or support on prioritizing my health and wellness, and I was blown away by the response and really valid answers. I've taken some of the easiest switches and compiled them below: WATER. To make drinking water measurable and quick for someone like... Continue Reading →
There are so many adult things that I only started appreciating once I had a child. When I was an adult, without a child, these things were completely off the list. Here are my top 5: 1.Going to the Library- I have never been to the library so many times in my life, since having... Continue Reading →
when it all happens at once…
When your baby turns one, and switches from your sweet baby to a toddler there are a lot of other things that happen, besides planning a decked out birthday party (which I did write about). I teamed up with the knowledgable staff at Baby enRoute to show you some transition products to bring you into... Continue Reading →
be the invitation.
At a meeting yesterday, a fellow creative said her intention for 2017 is to be the invitation, and man did that ever strike something up in me. Since moving to Ottawa I have said countless times that it's been a challenge meeting people, connecting, getting our flow - but what I've realized is that I haven't... Continue Reading →
Sometimes I think back on years in high school and university and think, holy shit, I could've been a better human. Elementary school doesn't count- we're not great humans then. I mean, I bet some of you were. But I feel like that's the time you're supposed to get in trouble, figure yourself out, do... Continue Reading →