Heading back to school isn’t just for kids

my so-called mommy life back to work essentials

How is school starting in 8 days? I always find it sad to look at the calendar in August.  Not only is the summer (my favourite time of year) coming to an end, but school is also starting back up. For those of you who don’t know, my husband is a high school teacher and […]

Commonly asked questions since my double mastectomy

Two years ago today on August 24 2015 I underwent a double mastectomy. When I was diagnosed with cancer, there was no doubt in my mind that a double mastectomy was the right decision for me. Since the day of my surgery, my breasts, or lack thereof, often come up in conversations. I’ve had many […]

Princess Peach is six!

Dear Princess Peach, Happy 6th birthday (yesterday)  my sweets. I can’t believe that you are six years old. The nine months I was pregnant with you felt like a life time and here you are 2,190 days later and it seems that all I did was blink to get to today!  You are smart, spunky, […]

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Amazon!

lake simcoe sunset

Happy August, friends! Can you believe that it’s August?? In January, when we were in the thick of winter freezing our faces off in negative 30 degree weather, I know I long for the summer months, and how is it almost halfway over? (insert, tear here). I’m really trying to slow down and enjoy every […]