How I Deal With My Anxiety

How I Deal With My Anxiety

I have anxiety. It’s not huge, it’s not obvious, but it’s there. No, I haven’t been “diagnosed” and no it doesn’t manifest in very obvious ways, but it is there. Nothing brings it out in me more than packing my entire family up for a vacation. I feel like I am the only one who […]

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Our Experience With Early School Lunches

Our Experience With Early School Lunches

  Not too long ago I created an Instagram post for Lilydale Canada (it was sponsored – this post is not) and I mentioned that my kids don’t eat sandwiches. One of my highschool friends seemed floored by the idea that my children do not eat wraps or sandwiches.  (Her kids are still babies – […]

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Is It Harder Now To Keep Kids Safe?

Is It Harder Now To Keep Kids Safe?

  I spend a lot of time sitting at dance class, listening to (and sometimes participating in) various parent conversations.  It’s a great source of amusement to me, and sometimes quite educational.   Not long ago I had the pleasure (?) of being part of a conversation on how unsafe life is now.   There […]

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Time To Go Back To Work: 5 Tips For Finding Care

5 Tips For Finding Care

We’ve all heard the adage “It takes a village.”  It’s never more true than in a family with working parents.  That village can consist of family, friends, neighbours, and paid caregivers. While it’s important to have that network in place – people you can lean on when you need them – it’s also important to […]

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