5 Quick & Easy Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms

For busy moms, self-care can feel like an unaffordable luxury. Self-care is often advertised as long weekends spent at the beach, a trip to the spa, or even hours spent…

How to Crush Your Inner Critic Forever

We all have an inner critic that talks to us and offer us “advice”. Trouble is, this kind of self-talk can be very negative and unhelpful, especially when it comes…

5 Minute Yoga Practice for Working Moms

Guest Post: Elena Locatelli Taking an hour of your time to move your body is something that everybody should do. As a yoga teacher, I love seeing people taking time…

Gratitude and Self-Care: What’s the Link?

What do you think of when the word “gratitude” is mentioned? A lot of us associate it with saying thank you but it actually goes a lot further than this….

6 Ways to Show Love Everyday

Self-care and compassion for others can be closely linked. After all, how can you show genuine compassion to other people if you don’t demonstrate it to yourself on an everyday…

7 Ways to Bring Some Quiet into Your Day

Since having children I’ve been searching for a quiet place to enjoy some “me time”.  It’s hard enough to carve out the time for me to just relax and take…

5 Simple Habits to Relieve Stress

Our lives are so busy, sometimes it can feel hard to breathe. We spend our days running around multi-tasking, doing endless errands, cooking and cleaning, working and taking care of…

5 Ways Gratitude Impacts Your Health

When we think about our health, we think in terms of what we’re eating, what we’re drinking, how much we’re exercising — but we rarely think about our health being…

A Reflection on Mother’s Day

Celebrating Mother’s Day has always been an important tradition in my life.  My mom is an amazing woman who dedicated her life to raising my sister and me.  As a…

Spring Brings Mud … and New Growth

It’s an in between time of year right now in Southern Ontario.  Two weeks ago, we had hail, and today it’s sunny park weather, but there’s a lot of mud…

A Fresh Approach to Spring Cleaning

When we think of spring cleaning we typically think of all of the areas we have neglected in our homes … the windows, vacuuming behind the couches and appliances, washing…

5 Ways to Manage Your Stress as a Busy Mom

As a busy mom, you are inevitably going to experience some stress in your life.  Even with the best planning and time management techniques in place, you can’t control everything…

How to Increase Satisfaction in Your Life

If you were to ask me what drove my decisions growing up, it was that I didn’t want to have any regrets.  Every decision I made was carefully weighed, and…