A Passport to relaxation with Netflix!

Netflix Passport

Rejoice parents everywhere, summer is near! It's been a long school year of packing lunches, extra curricular activities, homework and who knows what else on top of work! At the end of the day, few things are more satisfying than settling in on the couch and binge watching your latest Netflix obsession. Mom's and Dad's out there, you deserve it! But what about the kids? I … [Read more...]

Spin-to-win on Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night is an important night in our house. Each and every Friday, we hunker down with food and 'flix, and spend some good quality together time on the couch bonding over our favourite Netflix titles. Sometimes we make Family Movie Night extra special with my coveted DIY Popcorn Bar! With two adults, two kids, and often times a teenager or two in the house, picking … [Read more...]

I’m terrified of the teenage years

Watch and learn on Netflix

You will often hear my mother saying with snide laughter "I hope your daughter is exactly like you were as a teenager!" Now, I like to think she's referring to all of the awesome I was over those hormone filled, unpredictably ragey and emotional teenaged years, however I'm sure she's got other memories in mind. Growing up, I never had much of a relationship with my parents. … [Read more...]

The Gift of Time : Jord Wood Watch Giveaway

Jord Wood Watch

Way back in 2013 by some stroke of fate, dumb luck, or divine intervention, I was fortunate to have the most amazing women come into my life. I can say to this day that these women (and some not pictured) are by far the greatest perks that I've gained from my blogging career. We are women from all across Canada with such diverse backgrounds, but somehow we all just fit. It's … [Read more...]

Leading by example: The importance of teaching girl power

The importance of teaching girl power

Raising kids is hard, raising kids as a single mother is also hard, but making sure that you're raising a strong and confident daughter is the hardest! Smalls was born with a congenital heart defect, so from the very start she's had to overcome a lot of challenges. Her small stature being the most noticeable challenge of them all, and as a 5 foot 3.5 inch tall woman myself, … [Read more...]