Sharing and comparing; the trouble with social media

  The more you share on social media, the more you will perhaps compare. In fact, if you’re a blogger, writer, freelancer, entrepreneur, or just simply someone who uses social media on a frequent basis, the reality is, this can either result in feeling a connection or comparisons, or a range of both. Not all […]

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Prioritizing time with my daughters

Spending time with my daughters outside of my daily `bossing`them around and mundane activities, can often times be challenging, especially since I have three! In other words, I want to nurture my bond with each of them but I’m not always making the time. My two eldest daughters are beginning to shift from little girls […]

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WNORTH Connect Dinner series

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the first of a series of connect dinners held by  WNORTH -a global gathering of women on the rise.  The WNORTH conference is back this April in Whistler and the connect dinner serious was the perfect lead -up to the event. It was a gathering of business leaders […]

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Modern Fort & Ruben’s Shoes creating awareness through local education

I’m always looking for ways I can educate my children on local and global issues surrounding poverty, lack of education, and homelessness. I want to get them involved in community causes because I truly believe this teaches them social responsibility and most importantly it broadens their knowledge and overall awareness. This knowledge, in turn, increases […]

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Guest Blog: Keisha Boutilier- “Making quality time with our children”

Keisha Boutilier founder of Lovinglittlesblog.com approached me at the Vancity Business Babes mompreneur panel event I spoke at a few months back.  With the kindest, sweetest energy, she introduced herself, and said in a very shy, quiet tone,  “Hi, I’ve followed you for a while and you’re really inspirational. I’m a new blogger and wanted […]

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Summer Street Soiree- Saturday, June 27th

Bringing community together to give back and support local causes is exactly what my friends at Modern Fort represent. Each month they support a different cause and for the month of June they are supporting the  BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund and Young Burn Survivors Camp. More than 3800 professional fire fighters from fifty-one communities […]

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Sole Girls 5km Fun Run Sunday May 24th

I hope you can join my family and I as we run, skip, walk and hop, the first annual 5 km Sole Girls Fun run on Sunday May 24th at Deer Lake park in Burnaby. Each kilometre mark will host an activity or obstacle course ( hopscotch, high fives, 3 legged races, dance and more) brought to life by the sole awesome media and community partners. Proceeds from the event will support the Amanda Todd Legacy Foundation and the Sole Girls Scholarship Fund.

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#3ThingsThursday- Three things I love to do for myself, so I can thrive!

This week for #3ThreeThingsThursday I’m  sharing  with you 3  things I do for myself  to thrive.  We all need to do certain things for ourselves, (especially when we have children) so we can give of ourselves fully, and more importantly, happily. Here are three things I love to do for myself: 1. Exercise Whether it’s […]

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She Talks YVR

On Saturday, March 7th,  She Talks will  take  place at the Chandos Pattison Auditorium, in Surrey B.C. This inaugural event is being  held in honour of International Women’s day with proceeds going towards a scholarship for an emerging female leader at Simon Fraser University. There will be a panel of 15 women, who will each […]

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#Hashtaglunchbag Vancouver- November 30th

Join us November 30th for our next #Hashtaglunchbag Vancouver! We will be assembling lunches at The Electric Owl on 926 Main Street at 12pm and distributing them on the Down Town East Side  at 1pm. We are  asking volunteers to bring a $10 dollar donation to help with food costs as well as any used […]

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