Author Archive: Creative Motherhood
Aysha is a public affairs consultant who has a love of the arts, writing and food. As a single mother, she is trying to balance her personal, parenting and professional lives in a way that stays true to herself and keeps her sanity.
As a single woman, she also recognizes the pressures that females of all ages have to go through, from body image issues, to assertiveness, to fighting gender norms and stereotypes. Aysha’s daughter is still young, but she sees opportunities almost daily to instill the values that will raise her to be a strong, confident girl that takes no nonsense from anybody.
Aysha will explore all of these areas with you as she figures out ways to get through motherhood, creatively.
The Ottawa International Children’s Festival ran from May 4 to 13, 2015 at Lebreton Flats. My daughter’s birthday was last week so it was a perfect way to celebrate. I went to see Les Parfaits Inconnus, a circus and live music show from Quebec. They incorporated humour, live music, bike tricks, acrobatics and juggling into […]
I received two great books from DK Books’ Mothers’ Day Boutique. Both books, Complete Family Nutrition and Grains as Mains, are sturdy hardcovers with vibrant photography and easy to read formats. Complete Family Nutrition, by Jane Clarke, is a very practical book for families who want to live a healthy lifestyle. In the book, she […]
I have always had a love of the arts. While I’m not particularly skilled in fine art or music, I have always soaked up any opportunity to watch live music, theatre, or view art exhibits. So, it was only natural that I wanted to share this love with my daughter, who is almost four years […]