Little Dude is 3!

My So-Called Mommy Life

Dear Little Dude, Happy birthday! I can’t believe you are three (yesterday). I love writing you these letters because each year I’m able to see how much you have grown over the year, but more so that you have documentation of the amazing things you have done. Should anything ever happen to me, these letters [...]

Giant savings on fashionable clothes at Giant Tiger

Giant Tiger romper Lily Morgan

Before I had kids, I spent a lot of money on clothes. I was constantly shopping on weekends and in my spare time. I would spend hundreds of dollars on jeans, nice tops and shoes. Once I had kids, I became obsessed with their wardrobes and less about mine. Sure, I still liked to look [...]

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

fourwords

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 [...]

Be curious with Ariel #DreamBigPrincess

Disney Princess Royal Shimmer Ariel doll

If you ask Princess Peach who her favourite Disney Princess is, she always responds that she has two favourites- Cinderella and Ariel. She will tell you that she loves Ariel because she has red hair and blue eyes just like her. It has been this way for as long as I can remember. Princess Peach [...]