Asking for help: How we can prepare for returning from vacation

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Let’s be real. We all work hard every day. When we finally get a chance to go on vacation, we want to make sure we are relaxing. We want to spend our quality time with friends and family. However, when we come home from said relaxing vacation, we are often bombarded with the reality of […]

The Power of Play

What does it mean to play? Play is defined by the dictionary as engaging in an activity for the purpose of enjoyment and recreation versus having a practical and serious purpose. Do you remember how you loved to unwind as a kid? As a mom and business owner, I’m sure I’m not the only one […]

4 tips to battle the most common time sucker

As an Accountability Coach, I probably deal with time management and prioritizing the most. The biggest time sucker I see ALL. THE. TIME. is Interruptions from Interrupters. Here is my recommendation to combat it and 3 tips to help you implement it. For the sake of clarity, I’m going to walk you through my day-to-day life as your example.   […]

Taming Toy Mountain

Boy, can toys feel like the enemy, can’t they? It seems like we’re either clearing them off our desks, stepping on them as we make our way to our office space or staring at them strewn around our living room as we try to work. But with a little effort, we can learn to love and […]

One Minute Movements To Help With Focus

The sun is shining into my window on this bright day. I have at least three other exciting things I want to be doing, but I really need to focus on this deadline. I need a movement break! When the mind is distracted on all things that are shiny (or even those that are the […]

I work from home, but I am not a stay-at-home mom

I have worked from home for the better part of two years, but I am not a stay-at-home mom. Not only do I work from home, but last July, we decided that I would also homeschool my daughter, now seven years old, and have my have my now almost three year old son home as […]

Finding the Perfect Balance

Ah yes, the age-old question; how do we find the perfect balance? The simple answer is, learn to remove the word “perfect” and you are already one step ahead of the game. One year ago almost to the date, my business partner and I decided to jump on the wildest adventure of our lives. We […]

My Work at Home Mom Journey

I became a stay at home Mom by choice. Becoming a work at home Mom happened by choice as well, just a few years later. Leaving the workforce to raise my family was both a choice and a privilege that I am grateful for. At the time, I had no idea what the decision to […]

How to avoid the Take-Out Monster

It’s no secret that we are all busy, overbooked, over scheduled and sometimes dinner is the last thing on our minds.  We all want to feed our kids delicious and healthy meals, but time is a problem, so many of us just decide that fast food is okay….just this once. But it’s never just this […]

Making the Change

Three years ago, almost to the day I met my now business partner. I had a six month old and she a 10 month old. We both were on maternity leave from jobs we had in downtown Toronto. I had just moved to Aurora from Toronto and was so happy to have a group of […]