Colouring, Family, Family Time, Parenting, Stress Reliever

Colouring – Not Just for Kids

Growing up I was always in awe of the mad colouring skills of my Auntie. She would always happily sit down with me and spend hours colouring. This was always my favourite time, though I had a sense that colouring was for kids. As an adult I now firmly believe that colouring isn't just for… Continue reading Colouring – Not Just for Kids

Body Shaming, Parenting, The Dress, You Are Beautiful

The Dress

Last year during a particularly hard time for my family we ventured into the mall looking for a dress for my then ten year old to wear to a funeral. After checking close to a dozen stores she finally found a dress that she was happy with. It was the last dress of that style,… Continue reading The Dress

Balancing Act, Parenting, Post Secondary, Post-Secondary Education, university

The Struggle of Post Secondary as a Single Parent

While incredibly rewarding, being a single parent attending school full time can be a struggle. Being the only parent at home, with no family nearby to rely on when parental duty calls, the full onus falls on you. This was my reality this week when an outbreak in my house resulted in an entire week… Continue reading The Struggle of Post Secondary as a Single Parent

Nerdy Mom, Parenting, Product Spotlight, Science, Science for Kids, Smithsonian Magic Rocks

Smithsonian Magic Rocks Review

I love science. I mean I really, really, love science. As a result I am always on the lookout for new ways to incorporate science into the lives of my children. I imagine that sometimes the girls would much rather have a "normal" Mom, but where's the fun in that?  As noted in my article… Continue reading Smithsonian Magic Rocks Review