Category Archives: Holidays

The mental load of Covid. A mom’s perspective.

Masked mom and daughters during covid

Today was the day that the mental burden of Covid outweighed the physical fear.  They tell you that parenting is hard. It is. The infant stage, the toddler stage, the little kid stage and I presume the rest of the growing up stages too. Each one has their own challenges and similarly each one has […]

Juggling the Holidays with Children

Juggling the Holidays with Children

Can you believe it’s that time of year again? Have you started planning out how you’re going to manage your holidays? Or maybe you’ve already started Christmas shopping?! I’m not quite there yet but I’m certainly thinking about it.  I love the holidays and it’s so much more magical with kids now. Seeing everything through […]

Happy Father’s Day

Father's Day

Dear husband, Some days I may not seem grateful for you. For the things you do or for the person you are.  I often get frustrated when the lawn stays unmowed, when the dishes remain in the sink and when the bills pile up on the counter unpaid.  I would also love for you to […]

Gift of Giving Experiences

Vacation Experience

When we think of holiday gift-giving, most of us think of tangible items. Toys, electronics, clothes, gift cards, these are all things that many of us unwrap or give as a gift. While going to the store and browsing through all the possible gift options can be so much fun around the holidays, what if […]

Christmas Chaos.

Christmas Tree and Toddler

It’s December. Officially the Christmas/Holiday season. Your pre-kid self would have been stress-free and embraced the buying of gifts, holiday parties, social gatherings, and endless hours watching Hallmark Christmas movies. But that was then and this is now. Times have changed haven’t they? We’re only a few days into the month and you’re already stressed […]