Preserving our village

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I am from a small city. People to have moved to Guelph from Toronto will describe Guelph as a small city.  When I moved here, I was overwhelmed.  This city has more than one Starbucks! If you want to take … Read More

It Takes Effort

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I recently spent a week in New York city with my two youngest boys…ages 14 and 16.  Some may think, wow, what fun…but for me this was a huge undertaking as most of my bucket list places consist of beautiful … Read More

Date night

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  When Modern Mommy Events asked me to write a post about Date Night I snorted my coffee out a little bit. That would actually involve going out on a date. I don’t remember the last time we did that. That … Read More

It takes a village

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  Driving home from a fantastic weekend away camping with all but 1 of our boys, one of my sons asks if he can go to his girlfriends house.  A simple request right?  Well, nothing is simple for me.  Why … Read More

Becoming a mother

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Motherhood is a huge transition- one that we most definitely do not talk enough about.  I remember asking my mom shortly after my daughter was born “Why didn’t anyone tell me?”  In the midst of late night feeding sessions, diaper … Read More

A day in the life

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  I’m all about Facebook today. Feeling like capturing a little of what maternity leave is like before I forget it and start telling random women with newborns to enjoy it while it lasts. Some people without babies have asked … Read More

Parent Spotlight: Courtney Riddell

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I had the pleasure of interviewing Courtney Riddell, owner of Guelph Moms and Co. which provides family friendly programs providing both Moms and their little ones with resources to enhance both physical and social development. Read More

I Love Myself But…

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Self love is so important! This is something I struggle with on a daily basis and have to constantly remind myself to be kind and gentle to me. For example, as a business owner I get overwhelmed with my to-do lists, … Read More

Let’s Get Fit Together!

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Have you ever had one of those weeks where no matter how much you try and get yourself to the gym you end up making every single excuse you can NOT to go? Read More