Mia’s Moccs – Giveaway!

Mias’s Moccs Let’s talk shoes. Every mom knows, comfortable and stylish moccasins are a staple in every baby and toddler wardrobe! They’re just so comfortable, perfect in every weather and look great with every outfit! As with all things, I’m always on the hunt to find the best company to support and I think I’ve…

First Trimester Update

Did you hear the news? We brought a little someone back from Nazareth and we are absolutely thrilled about it! We knew we wanted another baby and a sibling for Chayton. So as soon as Chayton had his first birthday, baby fever was on! But with our trip coming up, we also knew that it…

My favourite part of Ireland

The Skellig Coast Rural, wild, unspoilt, rich in history and ready for adventure: just a few of the reasons why the Skellig Coast on the Ring of Kerry was my favourite part of Ireland! After a very comfortable and rejuvenating sleep in our little apartment at the Westcove Farmhouse and Bakery, we set out to explore…

Visiting The Ring of Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way

“Which country is on the top of your list for places to visit next?” He asked. I sighed. For a travel lover like myself, this is my favourite type of question but not after midnight when I’ve already been awake thirty hours attending to a birth. With a sleepy yawn, and some slight annoyance, I…

Our trip to Ireland, Part One.

Ah. It feels good to be back on the blog. After three weeks out of country and away from my desk, I’ve finally had a moment to brew a cup of tea and begin to share the stories and photos of all that we have seen. But where to start? How to even begin to…

Growing Compassion: Motherhood Musings + A Giveaway

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” —Maya Angelou It is officially Spring time! Chris and I have decided that this is the year for us to close the chapter on our sweet tiny home and upgrade into a…

One Girl Can

Little known fact about me: my university education was focused on teaching secondary school education. I absolutely love teaching young people in the classroom and witnessing their world open up as they expand their dreams and grow their confidence and capabilities. It is because of this that I firmly believe there are few things in…

Eco Fashion Week Edition 10: Day 2

Back at it again for Day 2 of Eco Fashion Week! My look for this day was all inspired by a boho- glam, Spring Goddess vibe! I loved the Elle Playsuit from Maccs- The Label, a newly launched collection by Vancouver designer, Tessa Lindsay Garcia of Shop Maccs and Cake for Breakfast. I’ve long adored this…

Eco Fashion Week Edition 10: Day 1

There is so much I could write about the beauty that is Eco Fashion Week. Sometimes the magnitude of the beauty that I witness there is so stunning that words truly escape me. This year’s display of ethical, eco-conscious and sustainable fashion was no exception. Eco Fashion Week Founder and all around Girl Boss, Myriam…

Audacious

Currently I am traveling across Vancouver Island, speaking to students on behalf of the Joy Smith Foundation and inspiring them to invest their time, money and resources on the things of this life that matter most. I want them to know that with God, the impossible is possible and when we choose to be braver…

Choosing your Birth Team: The role of a Doula

Two pink lines. Congratulations, you’re going to be a parent! The journey that you are about to embark on is simultaneously wonderful and exhausting, and you’re probably feeling excited, overwhelmed, nervous, emotional, elated and terrified all at the same time just thinking about it! Before you go researching what kind of stroller or diaper bag…

From bullets to beauty

Finally a day of sunshine! After two weeks worth of wind storms and rain over the Pacific Northwest, spring is finally in the air! With the new season clearly on its way and our trip to Israel just around the corner, I bought my first pair of Birkenstocks last week, does that mean I’m officially…