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The Soul Shift of Motherhood

| October 12, 2016 | 15 Comments
The Soul Shift of Motherhood

The Soul Shift I consider myself a keen observer of modern motherhood. I’ve stood outside the lines of the working mom playing field for three years now and have treated my career break as a planned sabbatical. I made the conscious decision to create space for a life shift and a new identity no longer […]

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Do Less, Be More

| August 8, 2016 | 7 Comments
Do Less, Be More

    Thanks to the Ottawa Mommy Club, I was one of the lucky ones to attend the pre-screening for the movie Bad Moms this week. Even though the story was laced with tons of humor, the message I came out with was, do less, be more. We are busy, really busy. We are working […]

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Mother and Daughter Talk: Period, Cramps, and More!

| May 20, 2014 | 5 Comments
Mother and Daughter Talk: Period, Cramps, and More!

Mother and Daughter Talk: Period, Cramps, and More! In a previous post, I talked about getting the puberty conversation started with your daughter and the importance of talking to her about puberty. This month is all about the period talk! Most girls will have their 1st period between 11 and 13 years old, but it […]

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Dinnertime Chat with my Girls

| May 14, 2014 | 4 Comments
Dinnertime Chat with my Girls

I know, I know. I’ve been MIA for a while. I promise I’ve been meaning to write but I’ve been busy, and tired, and, and … and nothing.  No excuses. I raced home tonight, prepared dinner, fed the girls and in 15 minutes we will be out the door to head to an evening of […]

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What Would You Do

| May 5, 2013 | 13 Comments
What Would You Do

What would you do if you heard an adult tell a 4 year old child that they would always be ugly and that no one would ever love them? What would you do if you saw an older kid push a grade one student in front of a car? What would you do if you […]

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Who’s Your Parenting Idol?

| January 28, 2013 | 5 Comments
Who’s Your Parenting Idol?

Being a parent is hard! Parenting can be difficult, challenging, rewarding and sometimes, let’s face it, not so great right? Where do you go for your parenting mojo? There’s always caffeine around to at least help wake you up to deal with this seven-day a week gig and a plethora (I’ve always wanted to use […]

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