Be ambitious with Tiana #DreamBigPrincess

Tiana #DreamBigPrincess

This month’s Disney Princess feature is Tiana. Unlike most of the other Disney Princess’, Tiana isn’t born into a royal family. As a child, she and her father loved to cook together, and she made a wish to own a restaurant one day. She continued to wish and decided to make her dream into a reality. [...]

Finding “normal” during cancer #pgmom

My family loves ice cream, so after treatments when I would start feeling better we would celebrate with a trip to get ice cream.

Disclosure: I am a P&Gmom. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and special access to P&G events and opportunities. The opinions on this blog are my own. When I was diagnosed with cancer last year, I was so worried about my kids. They were my number one priority. I worried [...]

I survived a 10 day cleanse

My favourite breakfast- a chocolate peanut butter and banana smoothie bowl

Last Monday, I took a huge leap and decided to part-take in a 10 day cleanse. I know what you are thinking. A combination of “she’s crazy” and “I could never do that!” These thoughts went through my head too! But it’s not the type of cleanse you are probably thinking I took part in. [...]

Four words to say to someone going through cancer treatments

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A little while ago, I wrote this post of what not to say to a woman with breast cancer. I probably could add a few things to that list as could every woman with breast cancer. Scratch that, probably every person who has had cancer could come up with a pretty funny list of comments [...]

Advice for dads-to-be and new dads #PampersBabyPanel

Princess Peach Pampers diapers

This coming Sunday marks my husbands fifth Father’s Day. It’s crazy to think that we have been parents for that long! I don’t often interview people for my blog, let alone my husband, but now that he’s a seasoned father, I thought it would be fun for him to share some of what he has [...]

First Descents is a life changing experience

picture courtesy of Kelsey Boyte

Prior to my cancer diagnosis, I considered myself a pretty happy person. I always saw the good in people or situations,  and tried to laugh as much as possible. But, I did a few things that didn’t make me a happy person. I would stress and over-react about little things. Like a lot. Blow them [...]

Lies I tell my kids

My So-Called Mommy Life

I love my kids. They are my sun, moon and stars. I love them more than the whole wide world and back again. But, I lie to them. Pretty much all the time. Maybe its the nice weather and we are out all the time, or maybe it’s just that the are getting older and [...]