5 Jobs Every Mama Should Have On Her Resume

Being a mama is one of the toughest jobs in the world.  Few would disagree.  It requires resourcefulness, creativity, organization, time management, people skills, effective communication, conflict resolution, adaptability, leadership, and the ability to work under pressure. Quite a diverse and impressive skill set, to be sure. Whether you stay at home with your kids, …

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How The Beatles Got By with a Little Help from a Mama

I have rather eclectic taste when it comes to music - Oasis, Alicia Keyes, Calvin Harris, Bon Jovi, Nickelback (KIDDING!), Jay-Z, Tim McGraw, U2, Walk Off the Earth, Elton John.  You get the idea - it's a mishmash.  On the rare occasion that I get to go somewhere in my car without my little maniacs, …

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Not forty. Thirty-ten.

I've been a member of a club for almost a decade now.  There have been some drawbacks to membership, but all things considered, I've really enjoyed being part of it; there have been a lot of really good times.  In fact, some of the best times of my life so far have been spent as a …

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A Letter to my Postpartum Self

Dear Formidable You, In little more than 36 hours from now, you will be holding your daughter for the first time! What a different experience this pregnancy has been: more physical discomfort thanks to wicked acid reflux and aching hips.  Definitely more of a resemblance to a beached whale when lying down. Less anxiety about …

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Just kidding!

Remember that time back in 2016 when I said I was calling it a day on this whole blogging deal? Yeah, well... I seem to find myself in similar circumstances as I was when I first began my blog, back in 2015.  That is, pregnant. Here in Canada, mamas now have the option of taking …

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