I am Here for You – How to Help Someone Struggling with Mental Health

I am Here for You – How to Help Someone Struggling with Mental Health

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day. For the last 5 years I have been diligently promoting it on social media every year because I was one of those individuals that was touched by mental illness.  I had postpartum depression right after having my son. I had always been a fun loving person who didn’t have [...]

Small Eco-Friendly Swaps to your Daily life

Small Eco-Friendly Swaps to your Daily life

I am not a resolutions girl. I don’t trust myself on the follow through. Can you relate? But I know when I need to make a change.  Something that has been weighing heavy on my heart the last few years is the amount of single use plastic that is in my home. I have done [...]

Facets of December 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Facets of December 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

The last month of the last year of the decade.  On the cusp of the new year, I was on the path to preparing for a successful start to January.  November had created a great foundation for me to start December off well, but as it were, I am not the master of my own [...]

Tips for Getting Teacher Gifts – Holiday Edition & A FREEBIE

Tips for Getting Teacher Gifts – Holiday Edition & A FREEBIE

Are you one of those folks who always struggle to figure out just what to give your kid’s teacher for the holidays? ME TOO. This year the struggle is real because this is the first time Azu has teachers! He never went to daycare so this will be our first time giving his teachers gifts [...]

Navigating Christmas with my Little Muslim

Navigating Christmas with my Little Muslim

Image: Sincerely Media We grew up in the west, in Canada. From a very young age, we were surrounded by Christmas trees, eggnog, gifts and a whole ton of Panettone (Italian Christmas bread that my dad would bring home from his Italian boss).  Christmas time was slightly disheartening for me. Because we did not participate. [...]

Facets of November 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Facets of November 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Ever since I turned 30, November has become this sort of looming cloud of confusion.  I was always a birthday freak. I loved celebrating my birthday! Heck, I always thought that my birthday should be a national holiday.  That’s the type of girl I was. Fast forward to now, I crave something more than cake [...]

Facets of October 2019 – Monthly Digest

Facets of October 2019 – Monthly Digest

October almost made me want to hide under a rock and preferably disappear. There were not enough hours in the day, days in the month (even though this month has 31 days) I found myself feeling like I was becoming a machine and just basically going and going, doing task after task. Life was so [...]