It has been 2 months since my 5-month old baby nephew Hunter died in my sister-in-law’s house in a fire. It has been 2 months since the day I received the text messages from my husband that would turn my life upside down. 2 months since I waited to see my sister-in-law in the ICU […]
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Do you ever feel like you keep going and going because there’s an endless list of things to do and you can’t ever catch up? Like you’re in survival mode – permanently? Like you want to sit down and chill but you feel guilty because you’re wasting precious time that you could be doing something […]
Well, it’s a new year, and with that comes new year’s resolutions. Perhaps you made a resolution about going toxin free, or maybe you thought about it but then felt overwhelmed / discouraged / unsure / insert your emotion here because you’re not fully convinced about the answer to the question: Does going toxin free […]
It’s time for the weekly Five on Friday post! A group of Canadian bloggers all share 5 random things each week, which is a lot of fun! Today I’m sharing 5 of my favourite clips from Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I watched The Daily Show with Jon Stewart since Jon Stewart started hosting the […]
It’s time for the weekly Five on Friday post! Today I’m sharing my top 5 affirmations. These are 5 affirmations I use on a regular basis. I know this sounds cheesy. I think it is cheesy. Except that it also works. Seriously. 1 – This too shall pass. I have been using this one a lot during […]
Here are my Five on Friday for Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. These are 5 things I’m thankful for: 1) The hardworking non-profit organizations like Environmental Defence, Ecojustice, the David Suzuki Foundation, Healthy Child Healthy World, and Environmental Working Group. I consider all of these to be excellent sources for accurate and well-researched information about environmental issues […]
As the mother of an almost 5-year-old girl, I encounter glitter on a daily basis. It’s really amazing how it can be added to virtually any product marketed to girls, and slowly but surely infiltrate your home until you find glitter on your underwear even after you’ve washed it several times. But WHY?? WHY????
I’ve always been passionate about something. There have been several occasions in life when I have wished that I wasn’t, because it’d be easier. I recently had one of those moments. The moment you realize you care too much.
I know not everyone loves animated movies, but I do. Perhaps it comes with the territory of being married to a 3D artist, but I have often found that animated movies resonate more deeply with me than live action movies. It may just be that people who get involved with animated movies have amazing imaginations […]
Parenting has been the biggest learning curve for me, especially with my highly sensitive child. I’ve signed up for a few parenting newsletters and Facebook groups to keep abreast of tips that might help with my daughter (because God knows the traditional parenting I was brought up with does NOT work with her), and came […]