Embracing Body Positivity After Baby

I’m making a declaration: no more hiding. No more trying to change something I don’t like about myself. No more dressing for the trends and not for myself. I’m happy. And I’m not going to let society’s ideas on beauty taint how I feel. Like many women, every time after I give birth, there is…

Building a Better World Through Socially Responsible Investing

This post with created in partnership with Vancity Credit Union. Opinions expressed here, as always, are entirely my own.  As I gaze down at my sweet little girl, sleeping on my chest, I can’t help but feel an immense sense of responsibility. I want the world to be a better place for all of us….

May Flowers in Bloom | Pink Blush Fashion

It’s May! Anyone else ready to get a warm Spring season started! I know I am! If April showers truly do bring May flowers then we are in for a stunning month! As a summer girl at heart, I have been so eager to shed the winter layers and begin dressing in some fresh and…

Surviving the Fourth Trimester

BabyCenter calls it the period of great change, and I couldn’t think of a term more perfectly suited to describing the fourth trimester. From the moment Skyana was born to only a few days ago, we have been fully immersed in the world of the fourth trimester, adjusting to this new little person in our…

Earth’s Favourite Flip-Flops

This post was sponsored by Olli World Flip Flops. However, opinions expressed here are entirely my own. I love flip-flops and every summer I have the funny tan to prove it.  Confession: I love my flip-flops; they are like summer slippers and the next best thing to bare feet. I wait all year to wear…

Inspired by the Ocean: Milo + Nicki, ethically designed fashion

The warmer days are just around the corner and as always, I’m on the hunt for sustainable and ethically-made fashion for my wardrobe! Meet Milo + Nicki. This small batch, designer fashion is manufactured in the USA using 100% biodegradable handwoven fabrics. The core of their company is to celebrate the beauty, diversity and ambition…

Where they laid Him down

With Easter just around the corner, I am reflecting on all the many blessings that we have been given. And at the same time, this year I approach the Cross with a sense of heaviness. My heart is burdened by the ongoing conflict in Syria, by the needless suffering at the hands of human greed….

Transitioning to Two Kids

My kids are 26 months apart and I love being of a mom of two babies, but every day there is a little bit of chaos  sprinkled in amongst the sweetness. And some days, its the other way around! Yet no matter how crazy it gets, I wouldn’t trade it for anything; in fact, just…

My 16 Minute Birth Story

On January 29, 2017 at 4:46 am, our daughter was born, at home, unassisted. It was a whirlwind experience – I honestly didn’t know babies could be born so fast! Thankfully we were already planning a home birth and as a Doula, I’ve seen enough births to know that my body is capable and not…

Strong & Feminine Spring Fashion

This post was created in partnership with Jord Watches. Opinions expressed here, as always, are entirely my own.  “No Winter lasts forever, no Spring skips its turn.” -Hal Borland Finally the snow has melted and the birds are singing and on the odd occasion, the warmth of a cloud-free sun can even be felt! It’s…

The Importance of Self-Care in Postpartum

Full Disclosure: Some of the recommendations below contain sponsored content. These are products that I truly use every day and love! All opinions are my own because I genuinely love sharing the word about great stuff. It takes true mama-strength to birth a baby, and it takes true mama-wisdom to practice self-care after having a…

Her name is Skyana Ocean Anne

She was born on the first night of the 2017 Lunar New Year – the year of the rooster, and it has taken us a whole month to learn her name: Skyana Ocean Anne.  Skyana means to be awake: Awake to possibilities, awake to hope, awake to what God is doing to transform the world. Ocean, so that…