Category Archives: Blog


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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Sometimes it’s okay to Just Skip the whole Family Meal Thing


Here is the thing………..as beautiful and amazing as they can be, sometimes family meals just aren’t worth it. Let me tell you a little story about my house. 5:30 PM normally comes around and I’m walking in the door from a day of work with with two kids in tow who need to be fed, […]

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What’s your ONE Thing?


I’m not going to beat around the bush with this one, parenting can be STRESSFUL. I thought I knew how difficult parenting little kids was before had my own. The truth of the matter is  though, that I had zero clue what I was in for- which all in all was probably a good thing! […]

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It’s not all about the “What”


I went for a hair cut last week and found out that for all these years I had been washing my hair wrong… Well not wrong per se, but that there was definitely a better way to do it and that was was NOT the way I was doing it. Now, if you’re anything like […]

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Tahini Nutella


So many of the kids I work with talk about Nutella.  Now, personally I’m not a huge fan of the stuff, but I know lots and lots of kids who are and lots of kids who are devastated to find out that they have to give it up when they are diagnosed with a nut […]

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It’s okay to be a Little Bit Selfish


Some of the moms that I work with break my heart. As in, I want to cry listening to them talk they break my heart so much. There have been many times during a session that I just want to give the mom a hug and tell her how damn amazing she is for everything […]

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