Don’t feel bad mama! 7 things you need to stop feeling guilty about right now! #EndMomGuilt

#EndMomGuilt

Mom guilt. We all have it and it seems to start the second our babies are born. You know what it feels like. Second, third, and fourth guessing every decision you make as a parent. Don’t forget the self-doubt and the never-ending the guilt. It’s time-consuming and emotional. Do I buy the bottles that are [...]

It’s hip to be cube with My Mini MixieQ’s

My Mini MixieQ's review

Sometimes when I look at Princess Peach, I see glimpses of myself as a child in her. For example, she can be quite stubborn at times, as was I. She loves performing and thinks she is the best and as a kid, I thought the same thing of myself. There were times that I thought [...]

A summer to remember

We ended our summer by spending the long weekend at Family Camp. It was the perfect way to end an incredible summer!

I had high hopes for summer 2016. Really high hopes. After not being able to enjoy last summer because I was finishing chemo and had my double mastectomy, my goal this summer was to make it amazing! And amazing it was! We swam in the lake, we laughed, we ate ice cream daily, we spent so [...]

Using the National Music Teacher Directory to find a music teacher

My So-Called Mommy Life Royal Convservatory of Music

Last year my family was gifted a piano. I was really excited to receive it as it was my aunt’s when she was a child in Montreal. As soon as it arrived, we found the perfect spot for it in our living room. Set up against a wall all to itself, I started to imagine [...]

Happy 5th birthday Princess Peach!

My So-Called Mommy Life

Dear Princess Peach, I can’t believe that you are 5 years old today! A whole hand of fingers. It feels like you were just a baby yet at other times it feels like you’ve been a big kid for so long. You are quite the spirited girl who loves to talk. Your talking could be [...]

The Tooth Fairy made her first visit!

Tooth fairy letter

We’ve been having a pretty fun filled summer. It’s crazy to think that today starts week 7 of summer vacations and we still have a few weeks left! 12 days ago, we had a highlight of our summer when Princess Peach lost her first ever tooth! Here’s what happened: About 3 weeks ago at breakfast, [...]

Parenting in the summer versus the school year

My So-Called Mommy Life

I don’t know about you but my parenting has been off its game since the summer started. Or, maybe I’m saying it’s been on its game. I’m really not sure but I’ve noticed the parent I am during the summer is remarkably different from how I parent during the school year.  Here’s why: Lunches: During the [...]

True North Sports Camp Baseball Clinic Review

True North Sports Camp Baseball Clinic

A few months ago, I wrote about Princess Peach attending True North Sports Camp Baseball Clinic. When I signed her up I had no idea anyone else knew about the program I was just so thrilled that she was going to learn to play baseball with other kids her age. Then when I started talking [...]

Be Passionate and Spirited with Merida #DreamBigPrincess

Merida

Princess Merida is a very spirited Scottish Princess from Disney Pixar’s film, Brave. Princess Merida is not like all the other princesses and no matter what her mother tries to do to teach her to be a perfect princess, she just wants to be herself. She is most passionate and skilled archer and is most [...]

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 [...]