Learning To Let Go

3 January 2017

Just before Thanksgiving I went into preterm labor at 32 weeks pregnant with our third child. After a weekend in the hospital, my contractions were under control enough for me to be sent home on modified bedrest. I felt confident that I could relocate headquarters to my bedroom and run household and business ops right from my laptop in bed. My hardworking husband, however, insisted we get some additional support.

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Fitting ME Into The Equation

6 December 2016

Some people tell me I have put too much on my plate and my current health issues are the universe's way of telling me it's time to slow down. As I review my “to-do” list, I wonder if this could be true.

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Relationships: What's Your Goal?

30 November 2016

He took a minute to process the words that were coming out of my mouth. I had retaliated once again with a cheeky response that gave me the upper hand. He took a deep breath, grabbed my hands and looked at me.“What is your goal?” he said.

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Living Where I Never Imagined I'd Live, Loving Something I Never Imagined I'd Love

23 November 2016

I never imagined I would be a farmer. Some might argue that growing up in a small town basically meant that you were a country girl no matter where you lived. Yes, I had friends that actually lived outside of town, but I didn’t really have any understanding of what life was like living on a farm. I didn’t even know that a heifer was a girl cow and a bull was a boy…..duh!!

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Saving Your Sanity As A Side-Hustling Mama

14 November 2016

We all know that being a mama is a tough gig. When you add a side-hustle to the mix, it’s clear that things are about to get really crazy. In fact, a lot of people don’t really understand why I side hustle. After all, I’m already a full-time working mama of two wonderful kids, a nine-year-old boy and a two-year-old girl. Then of course there’s the hubby, one furry kid, and a household to run. I’m sure many of you can relate to this picture. We’re not all that different.

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Why "Maybe Someday When Things Calm Down" Isn't' Working For Me

11 November 2016

I'm a procrastinator. Always have been. If you say I have 30 days to get something done…what I hear is that I’ve got a GOOD 28 days before I need to think about it. 29 if I’m honest.

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Living On Purpose

5 November 2016

If someone would have told me that at the age of 39 I would be standing in my new condo staring out at the city scape of Edmonton at night while my 3 beautiful boys were tucked into bed sleeping soundly back in Ottawa – I would never have believed them.

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Role Reversal

29 October 2016

The first challenge was coming to terms with my mom needing help. She had always been the one to help me, be it when I was struggling in my youth, or when I became a new mother, she was there. One of the most difficult things you do as a daughter or son is recognize, and in turn accept, that your parent may no longer be the “rock” you have come to depend on. That role now shifts to you.

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In The Blink Of An Eye

15 October 2016

This past year was full of firsts for me. My dreams and my nightmares came true. My daughter graduated high school and started college.

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