BIRTHDAY POST - WHAT I HAVE LEARNED THIS PAST YEAR + UPDATE

BIRTHDAY POST - WHAT I HAVE LEARNED THIS PAST YEAR + UPDATE

As I enter the 41st year of my life, I really had to take some time to reflect on the past year. Not so much on my accomplishments but what I have learned in the past year. I only started to reflect the last couple of years and I found it really puts things in perspective. Some of the blimps I had in the year were learning opportunities or blessing in disguise!

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HAVING A MINIMALIST SUMMER

HAVING A MINIMALIST SUMMER

I’m finding more and more families are having jam packed summers with lots (or too many) events to attend. I however, believe our children need time in the summer to play freely and explore. In this blog post, I share tips on how to have a simple and enjoyable summer.

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BEST THINGS TO DECLUTTER DURING SUMMER

BEST THINGS TO DECLUTTER DURING SUMMER

Sure, summer is a great time to relax but for me, it is also a great way to do some decluttering and cleaning around the house. I never really get around to spring cleaning because often where I live, there is still snow on the ground and often it seems to be the busiest time of the year. Summer has become a great time for me to declutter because this is when I am switching the house (and my mind) over from the cold to warm season.

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20 WAYS TO RECONNECT WITH FRIENDS

20 WAYS TO RECONNECT WITH FRIENDS

Summer is truly the best time to reconnect with friends. While it may feel like mission impossible some times, getting together doesn’t have to be planned in advance or have a really a good reason for it. We just need to keep trying to connect. This blog post shares 20 easy ways to reconnect with friends.

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DOES MULTI-TASKING MAKE MOMS MORE EFFICIENT?

DOES MULTI-TASKING MAKE MOMS MORE EFFICIENT?

I used to multi-task at everything and felt very efficient during the process and at the end. After becoming a mom, I thought multi-tasking was the only way I could get more done during my day. Boy was I wrong. Not only did I have more things to do, to think about, and remember, but all of these new things hardly ever related to each other or the existing things I needed to do before I became a mom. This blog post shares what I do instead to get more done.

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HOW TO STOP WASTING TIME AND MONEY ON SHOPPING

HOW TO STOP WASTING TIME AND MONEY ON SHOPPING

I used to be a shopaholic and things got a little out of control. While I can’t change the new stores that keep popping up or the awesome sales they may have, I can make changes to my lifestyle. This blog post shares the steps I took to stop wasting time and money on shopping:

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BENEFITS OF LETTING YOUR KIDS GET DIRTY

BENEFITS OF LETTING YOUR KIDS GET DIRTY

Our home has white walls, white cabinetry, and white furniture. It makes me extremely uncomfortable and anxious when I see things out of order and in a mess. Because one of my daughter’s favorite things to do is paint, I have since learned how to see the benefits of letting her get dirty!

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HOW TO MAINTAIN A TIDY HOME

HOW TO MAINTAIN A TIDY HOME

Do you scramble to clean the house when someone calls/texts they want to drop by? I used to be the same way. The last couple of years, I learned how to keep a very tidy home without spending hours a day or week keeping it that way. This blog post shares my secrets of how I maintain a tidy home on a regular basis in a non time- consuming way.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: PINK LIBERTY

MOM BOSS FEATURE: PINK LIBERTY

I’m Rowena—first and foremost a mom of two rambunctious boys, Brooklyn and Grayson and my  partner in-crime is Allan. I’m passionate about my family first and fashion of course! I like to do crazy things once in a while, like jumping out of planes. I’m also passionate about inspiring women and seeing them succeed.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: HELEN YOUN

MOM BOSS FEATURE: HELEN YOUN

Hi! I am Helen. I am married to David, we’ve been together for 18 years and married for 8 and we have an almost 5 year old named Emerson. I am passionate about living joyfully, intentionally and to always have fun.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: MOD TOTXX

MOM BOSS FEATURE: MOD TOTXX

Hello! I’m Sherry. I’m married to my husband Ben, and we have two children, Colton - 6 and Ellisyn (aka - Ellie) - 4. My husband and I have been together for 16 years! My kids are a big ball of energy. When I had my daughter, I thought I had hit the jackpot because my son was bouncing off the walls. That quickly changed when she hit 18 months. She not only is as crazy as my son, you add some drama on top, she’s just at the next level.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: JILL ETHIER

MOM BOSS FEATURE: JILL ETHIER

I’m Jill, a mom of 4 girls and a parent to 3 of them. My girls range in age from 9 – 19 years. They are my reason why, my daily joy and the reason that I have grey hair! I am a city girl who found her home on an acreage…I’m still not sure how that happened (but I’m loving it) and I take care of it mostly by myself as my husband works away most of the month.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: KASUAL KIDDO HANDMADE

MOM BOSS FEATURE: KASUAL KIDDO HANDMADE

Hi! My name is Rebecca and I’m the Momboss behind Kasual Kiddo Handmade. But firstly and foremost I’m a Mom to one (soon to be two), and wife to my amazing husband David.

Where to start?!? I’m passionate about so many things. You could say I always have too many eggs in my basket. Some of the top things I love are travelling, sewing, organizing, planning, and momming it hardcore! Really, I’m a creative junkie with an OCD problem.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: ORANGE TRUNK

MOM BOSS FEATURE: ORANGE TRUNK

My name is Heather Johnston.  I’m originally from East Coast Canada, but have lived in Calgary, Alberta with my husband Jamey, and four sons, Campbell, Hunter, Ryder & Scout, for the past ten years.  I love a good vintage hunt, designing, and time spent with my family.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: LOVESKY DESIGN

MOM BOSS FEATURE: LOVESKY DESIGN

Hello! I’m Kelly Devera, happily married to my Mr. Right and a mom of an active three year old daughter. I’m passionate about food, travel, running and learning. I believe that life without love is no life at all. So pretty much all my decisions in life is always driven by love.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: MARCY DUNPHY

MOM BOSS FEATURE: MARCY DUNPHY

Hello! I’m Marcy, a single mother to one amazing, extremely energetic, 6 year old boy! A few years ago my life completely shifted and I found myself recreating who I was, or rather finding who I really am inside. Needless to say, the past few years have been extremely challenging; navigating single parenthood, work-life balance while staying present, and re-discovering myself.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: AVELANE WALL ART

MOM BOSS FEATURE: AVELANE WALL ART

My name is Rina and I am a nurse, artist, mother and wife. I am a self-taught fiber artist and loom weaver in my time outside of my career of which I am a Registered Nurse. I always dreamed of being a nurse since I was a young girl and my nursing experience has led me to the area of mental health, an area I have worked for over 15 years. I have been married to my husband who is an entrepreneur and we have two young boys ages 7 and 9. I am passionate about so many things!

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: MOVE PLAY MOM

MOM BOSS FEATURE: MOVE PLAY MOM

I’m Dina and have always had a passion for supporting parents and children through the early years and beyond. After I graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Child Studies and Development from Concordia University in Montreal, I moved out west to Calgary, Alberta. Like many, I moved for a boy and was married a year and a half later. Fifteen years later and I am the mom to three boys.

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MOM BOSS FEATURE: RED PAPER BOUTIQUE

MOM BOSS FEATURE: RED PAPER BOUTIQUE

Hi I’m Gabi- the owner of RED (Real Engaging Designs) Paper Boutique. RED is a local stationery company that celebrates happiness and human connection so that others feel valued and appreciated. I design and create greeting cards and stationery gifts that inspire motivation, humor and human closeness.  I am a mom to two absolutely beautiful little ladies, Nola (6) and Lucy (4). My passions definitely have a strong focus around mental health.

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