The Serpent and the Butterfly: Shedding the Skin that No Longer Serves

Oct 19, 202112 min read

When i was contemplating my decision to have children many moons ago, i had to ask myself some hard questions. What kind of mother did i want to be? Did i want to be a mother? Who would be part of my village as a support to me? What work did i have to do first in order to show up as a mother? Did i feel aligned with the label of Mother, and how…

I Want to be My Children’s Compass Point

Oct 18, 20163 min read

I was listening to a CBC segment a few weeks ago, with a writer who shared her philosophy on this whole ‘parenting’ movement. While she too wrote a book about…

Giving Thanks

Oct 7, 20163 min read

This weekend is about being thankful, about taking a moment to take notice of the things you are grateful for. It can be hard to acknowledge these things as most…

Everything is Better Outside

Sep 28, 20163 min read

We went camping recently with our little ones. We like to do it once annually and haven’t yet gone this summer. I’m a fan of camping and being outdoors, but…

Vacations

Sep 6, 20163 min read

As today begins a new school year, summer break is officially over. This is a time for a big shift in routine, rhythm, and real life. While most of us…

Our Positive Moments

Jul 29, 20163 min read

I ran into a friend of mine recently and she told me that she’s had a hard year. My heart wanted to give her the deepest hug, while another part…

Nurturing You

Jul 14, 20163 min read

I was having a conversation with a colleague recently about the term ‘self-care.’ We both noticed that it is used quite often and in abandon, but maybe some of us…

A Simple Summer

Jun 30, 20162 min read

Today starts the summer break for school age children and their parents. It carries with it a lot of excitement, expectation, and ideas. I can remember some key summer days…

With a Cup of Tea in Hand

Jun 22, 20162 min read

Welcome to the BLOG! Have you heard of the Forth Trimester? Its the idea that women still are adjusting and growing their babies in the first 3 months after the…