Self-care

The Roller Coaster

Ah, the roller coaster of life… the ups and downs, twists and turns, incredible views and pitch black tunnels.  Sometimes we go forward at breakneck speed, other times we’re flung backwards or upside down.  And other times we stop in our tracks altogether. It’s exhilarating, scary, exciting, disorienting, amazing. So what do we do with this crazy trip?  […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s an amazing thing, being a mom. It’s more incredible, humbling, scary, exciting and exhausting than I ever – in a million years – would have imagined.  People can tell you what it’s like until they’re blue in the face, but until you’ve experienced it, you can’t really, fully know. And I wouldn’t change any […]

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Goodbye Boots, Hello Flip Flops!

Spring weather is finally here!  YES! I love spring.  I love the warmth in the air, the scent of things growing, hearing birds singing and seeing leaves and flowers emerge.  And I especially love throwing aside my detested (ahem, practical and warm) winter boots. For those in hotter climates, you may not quite understand my […]

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Create Joy in Your Daily Life

I am excited to feature a guest post from my wise friend Tanya Levy of ParentingCents.com. Tanya is a Counsellor in a Community College in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.  She’s been in social work for over twenty years, speaking to teachers, counsellors, colleagues and students about wellness in the classroom, study skills, time management, stress […]

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