Inspired By HER- a free conference for girls 10-13 coming to Vancouver this January

  Approximately 50% of girls age 6-12 years old are dissatisfied with their body and appearance. The perspective of beauty and social media’s influence on our youth needs to change, and the BeaYOUtiful Organization is set out to do just that. The first FREE self-esteem and media literacy conference for young girls ages 10-13, is […]

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Valuing experiences over things on our recent getaway to Parksville, BC

Experiences. I value them. I cherish them. I learn from them. I crave them. And they make me happier! I used to think that buying things would make me feel happier, but this wasn’t creating long-lasting happiness and memories. This was creating a vicious cycle of buy to feel good, then feel like crap, then […]

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Healing emotional trauma to heal my life

I haven’t talked about my autoimmune disease in a while and while I’ve shared with you my symptoms, and ways I’ve tried to manage to live with Hashimotos, I’ve figured out the most important piece of this puzzle! While exercising, eating healthier, avoiding foods that cause inflammation have been helpful in managing the symptoms the […]

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Take off to Vancouver Island with Helijet-kids 12 and under fly free!

  Our recent trip to Vancouver Island we had the pleasure of taking our very first ever Helijet ride. We have only been to Vancouver Island by ferry so this was such a treat! When we arrived in Downtown Vancouver at Helijet, we had the pleasure of waiting in a comfy lounge with free wifi, an […]

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Items to pack for a Romantic Weekend Trip

*This is a collaborative post  A weekend away is all about you and your partner.   If you’re a busy mom, you’ve probably been waiting for a trip like this for a long time. It’s so important to take the time to do what makes you happy and a private, romantic escape is healing for […]

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Leading Moms is hosting it’s first moms night out Nov. 1st at Hycroft Manor

Putting Yourself First – Why Focusing on You is so Important this is the theme for this year’s Leading Moms event which is taking place on November 1st. I’ve attended a few of these events as an event ambassador in the past and I’m so excited to be partnering with them again, especially because the […]

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Thanks+Giving- two things we should practice for our well-being

On my walk today I began to ponder the word Thanksgiving. I think over the years I’ve always focused on gratitude when it comes to Thanksgiving. It’s the time of year when we get to celebrate everything we are thankful for! Studies show that having a gratitude attitude increases our well-being because it reduces stress […]

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Trusting your gut when it comes to decision-making

A girlfriend of mine recently had a baby. While we were at a get-together we were having a conversation about being a new mom and someone asked my girlfriend with the new baby whether she was going back to work. She replied, “Well, I really love my career and I want to go back, but […]

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Give back to BC Women’s this October

This October, purchasing items for that new special baby or parent in your life will not only will bring joy to your loved ones, it will also give back to BC Women’s Hospital in support of the health of women and newborns. We are partnering with six local businesses to support the health of women […]

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Owning your story

When I started this blog, it was because of my story. My story of being an insecure child, who struggled deeply with low self-esteem. I started this blog because, during a large part of my past, I didn’t feel good on the inside. I took my emotions and anger out on my siblings, the kids […]

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