Business With Heart – Alberta’s Tribe Of Lambs Jewelery

There are many things to love about being a writer, but one of the best is the chance to connect with amazing people. Alberta entrepreneurs Bobbi Paidel and Philip Haley – of Tribe of Lambs – fall into that category. These guys are all about spreading positive vibes with their work in India and I was…

The Things I’ve Learnt From My Dog About Life

One year ago my husband and I had to say a final goodbye to our best friend, our dog. We had Hercules in our family for 12 years and he was a best friend to both myself and my husband, the one that we could always count on to be by our side on any…

Creative Writing: My Life on Candy Lane

This is a bit of a different entry from my typical blog posts as this is going to be a purely creative writing post. I actually wrote this story more than a decade ago. I was in University and it was somewhere between midnight and 5 a.m. and a group of my fellow j-schoolers (journalism…

Embracing 2018

A new year is here and resolutions are popping up everywhere – people keep asking me if I too have goals or “resolutions” for 2018. And while I am not someone who relies on resolutions much, this is a year I hope to keep working on self-improvement. I hope this is a year where I…

Choosing To See The Miracles In Your Life

As I wandered through the snow today on my morning walk with my dog, I could feel flakes blowing onto my cheeks and the tip of my nose. It was wet, and almost cold – but not really. It was a mixture of something special. At least that’s what it felt like in that moment….

Staying Organized As A Sports Mom

Sport moms, no matter what sport it is, we can all relate to one another. One of the biggest things we share as sport moms is the time constraints and finding balance. Often times we have games out of town, we have early mornings or late nights. We are constantly doing ‘team’ laundry, we have additional…

How To Meal Plan And Some Easy Meals for On-the-Go Families

Life gets hectic once your family gets involved in school and after-school activities. One way this stay-at-home mom has worked out a way to battle some of the craziness, is by taking control over the dinner menu with meal planning for the days of the week I know things get dicey and getting into early…

Confession – I Hate Being A Mom (sometimes)

As I was sitting outside in the cold wind watching my kids play on the street with their scooters, it hit me, I really hate being a mom. Not always! But sometimes. The realization came to me after I had yet another ‘discussion’ with my kids about our family rules when outside on the street…

A Life In Seasons – Personal Lessons Learnt

March 20th is the kick-off to Spring in North America and even though I live in a place where the ground is still covered in ice and snowstorms can still easily happen for a month, there is always a feeling of excitement when Spring hits. I feel like our own lives are much like the seasons,…