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…