Happy 11th birthday to the Little Bird – the one who made me a mom!

You made me a mommy. You changed our lives forever, and I am so grateful for you. You are my rainbow baby and blessing that I thank my lucky stars for every day! … More Happy 11th birthday to the Little Bird – the one who made me a mom!

10 things I’ve learned from being a mom for over a decade

Simple tips from a working mom of two girls on how to listen to your gut and go with your instincts – since no kid is born with a manual! … More 10 things I’ve learned from being a mom for over a decade

Why I will continue to lie to my kids about Santa and the Elf on the Shelf!

The world is in on the secret of Santa and the Elf on the Shelf, so why I will continue to lie for as long as possible to my kids. … More Why I will continue to lie to my kids about Santa and the Elf on the Shelf!

Raising girls

I am trying to raise my girls to respect themselves. I believe girls should be afforded the same opportunities as boys, and don’t believe they should have to adjust, change or pretend anything to have those opportunities. I think I’ve had a very blessed life. Like our parents before us, my husband and I do … More Raising girls

First day of school: Grade 2 & Grade 5

It sounds cliché to say that time is flying, but as the first day of school is today, I feel it so much more when I see their names on class lists for grade 2 and grade 5. It really does feel like yesterday that they were little babes in my arms, or learning to … More First day of school: Grade 2 & Grade 5