With mat leave coming to an end, I can feel my anxiety creeping up on me. I don’t know if I am ready to go back… or if I even want to go back! I really wanted to share with all the new parents out there what I went through my first week back to work.
Looking back on the past seven months, I’ve had to face some truths about myself. In more ways than one I am extremely blessed. Lucky. Fortunate. The human body is such a miracle and the changes that a woman’s body instinctively makes to support new life is nothing short of incredible. So I confess. I […]
Last year was quite a whirl wind, and when it ended I was completely relieved. From starting my career, the birth of our son, getting our older kids into sports and even seeing our oldest graduate from high school, the year was definitely NOT short on life changing and exciting events. My biggest struggle getting […]
All of that energy that would be expended by them was absorbed by me and I would be on overload, wanting to, rather needing to shut down. I realized it was making me a cranky, less attentive and frustrated mom…So I took drastic measures and ran away!
If you’ve got school age children you are bound to get sick at least once this season! You may be able to dodge it with an hourly ritual of hand sanitizer, disinfectant spray, a paper mask and quarantining your kids to their rooms, but chances are the sneezing, sniffling, coughing and a pile of tissue will be in your future.
Well everyone… Christmas has gone and the New Year is finally here, and after all the commotion, “vacation”, and the kids being home for weeks, it is time to finally get back to “normal” life. But before I do, I want to share what I learned about myself this 2016 and maybe you learned some of the […]
Family photo and caroling e-cards are great last minute gifts for friends and family members who live far away or those family acquaintances that you feel should probably get a gift but you just can’t quite figure out what to get them. Now, if you have ever done professional family photos, they can be a bit […]
These cookie cutter photo frames make a sweet gift set for family members and make any desk or table festive and fun.They are a great way to make use of all those photos that haven’t quite made it into the photo album you were planning to finish. You can use the original photos, but I recommend scanning […]
Now here is a great craft for the whole family! Make some ornaments using DIY air dry clay, mix in some acrylic paint for colour and put lots and lots of glitter on top!! Check out the video below for quick tutorial. Get crafting and have some “last minute” fun!
Cocoa, hot chocolate, chacolat au lait… This one can be for anyone, adults and kids alike. This super simple crafty gift idea can be a sweet treat alone or you can pair it with a Festive Sharpie Mug that we will be making for the 4th Day of Christmas and a cozy fleece blanket to make […]
Everyone likes a great smelling room… how about a room that smells like Christmas!?!? YES PLEASE!! These Never-Melt Aromatic Snowmen make use of those stray socks (if your making them for yourself) and can bring festive cheer to any room! Try adding a Christmas scented oil or mix your own using essential oils! They make […]
I had baby fever and I had it BAAADD! When I was planning on having my first baby, my heart ached for a girl! Don’t want to leave it to chance?