Category Archives: Blog


New Years 2020!


But what if this year we didn’t think big?  What if this year we thought small?? I’m not talking about Chihuahua small, I’m talking pocket sized puppy small.  I’m talking smallest thing you can possibly think of small.  Even if to you it seems like nothing.  Even if you have such massive goals for the […]

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Baked Oatmeal Cups


Who doesn’t love a warm bowl of oatmeal in the morning?  Unless you’re trying to get kids out the door, lunches packed and organized and maybe throw a brush through your hair!  Some mornings I get to eat breakfast with my family, sometimes I’m on the run. These oatmeal cups are perfect for busy parents […]

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French Toast Muffins


Mamas, let’s be real.  French toast is the best and it makes for such an amazing start to the morning! The best part of this recipe is that it starts with only two ingredients- until you add in all of your  favourite toppings!  Ingredients:  1 loaf of 1-2 day old bread (you can use challah, […]

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Let’s talk #momguilt


Guys,I’m a mom…which means I am well versed in the feelings of mom guilt!You know the one (I know you do!). The feelings of“I should really……X,Y,Z””“Why can’t I just…X,Y,Z”“Why does everyone else seem to be able to…X,Y,Z”And my personal variety as the twin mom that I am “I can’t do X,Y,Z for one and not the […]

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Just Order the Take Out


Yesterday was an awesome day.I went to hear Rachel Hollis and Tony Robbins and to be honest- jumped up and down more than I thought I would.Among the many nuggets of gold that were shared throughout the day one of the ones that stuck with me most was thinking about the conversations we have in […]

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Beating the Breakfast Rush


Once upon a time I used to pride myself on getting up and out the door in twenty minutes flat!  Nowadays…..It can take that long for my daughter to decide if she wants to wear the unicorn shirt or the princess shirt to school!  Mornings are HARD- especially when you’re trying to get everyone up, […]

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School Lunch Success!


Sumer is my BEYOND favourite season. I wait all Canadian Winter for it to finally come and basically start counting down as it starts to get chillier until it comes back again.  I don’t mean to be a Debby Downer over here but the minute the August long weekend hits I feel like summer is […]

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Let’s Just Ditch Dinner


Yes you heard me correctly. While I can talk on and on and on about the benefits of a family meal and the whole family eating together at dinner time, sometimes it’s not reasonable to expect that and it’s just not worth it! So many of the benefits of mealtime have nothing to do with food. Mealtime […]

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Managing Expectations!


Mamas – let me tell you…..it has been a WEEK! This last little bit in our household has involved a lot of transitions and quite a busy time for all of us. To top it off, my little guy had a two and a half hour doctors appointment this week. TWO AND A HALF HOURS! Now, […]

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Stressed by Mealtime Stress!


A lot of parents I work with don’t necessarily want to be in my office.  Don’t get me wrong it’s not because I’m not super fun, -trust me I’m really entertaining! That said,  for parents it doesn’t feel great to admit that they’re feeling stressed by their meal time.  It kind of…well…..stresses them out! Throughout […]

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