Explaining cancer to a toddler

Photo courtesy of Michelle Quance Photography

There are things as a mother that you expect you are going to talk to your children about during certain stages of their life. You know those talks when your mom sits you down on the couch to “talk” and the conversation could go one of  two ways; super awkward or quick and painless. I [...]

Happy 3 year Blogiversary

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Three years ago I published my first post on this blog! I can’t believe that three amazing years have past. I am so thankful to all my readers who read this blog, the brands who choose to work with me, the connections I have made through this blog, the friends I have made online and [...]

On losing hair

Me sporting my wig

I’ve had a love hate relationship with my hair for years and I have written about it in the past. Heck, I even dontaed my hair to Pantenes Beautiful Lengths program 2.5 years ago. My hair is was thick. Insanely thick that I would waver growing it long, keeping it short and even thinning it [...]

A heart full of love

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I have to thank everyone for all the messages, emails, texts, phone calls, snail mail, packages, flowers, food, company and most importantly support that I received since I’ve shared the news about my cancer diagnosis. It has been nothing short of overwhelming and has made me realized how loved I am by so many people. [...]

When life hands you Cancer

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  It’s been pretty quiet on my blog this month but it isn’t without good reason. On Friday March 13, 2015, yes Friday the 13th I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer at 33. A mom of two young children. I found a lump and it turned out to be cancer. Ironically, today is [...]

Celebrating birthdays and half birthdays with Kinder Surprise Eggs! #Kindermom

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In the summertime, the first KinderMom and KinderDad event was held on Princess Peach’s third birthday. I was unsure of attending but then decided it would a fun morning birthday event that Princess Peach would be sure to enjoy! Afterall, she did get to eat a few Kinder Surprise Eggs first thing in the morning! [...]

Join the #MyKidsLunch Twitter Party!

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When trying to scramble to make my lunch the other day, The Hubster laughed and said “what are we going to do next year when Princess Peach needs a lunch too?” The honest answer was “I have no clue!”. She’s in daycare now where two healthy snacks and a healthy lunch is provided. September is [...]

Kitty love

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I tend not to write too much about animals because at this point in my adult-life I don’t have one. I grew up with a dog and after she passed away my mom wasn’t ready for new dog until  my sister, Auntie Beige moved away to University. The week she left she was replaced by [...]

It could happen to any of us

If you don’t live in the GTA you probably aren’t aware of the horrific events that happened yesterday. A 3-year old boy named Elijah Marsh, dressed only in a t-shirt, pull-up and boots, walked out of his grandmother’s apartment around 4:00 am, and into the frigid cold. About -28 cold. After realizing at 7:30am he [...]

Little Dude’s Favourite Books

My So-Called Mommy Life Little Dude reading

For a while I was posting some of Princess Peach’s favourite toys/items that she enjoys playing with. I realized that in the almost 19 months that Little Dude has been here I haven’t shared any of his picks. The funny thing is that he doesn’t have very many favourite things that aren’t his sisters. Whatever [...]