I found myself nodding along as I read the recent post about 5 Friends You Don’t Need In Your Life, and decided to flip it and consider the 5 friends you do need in your life.  Life is hard,...
Try saying that a few times without fumbling the words. My best friend is my ex-husband’s first ex-wife. We have our intro’s down pat. When people ask us how we met, that’s exactly how I explain it (for her...
I’m not exactly a lazy person. I’m actually a bit of a work-a-holic and get bored quite easily. However, when it comes to things like meal prepping and forward planning with food, that’s where my laziness kicks in. I...
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone celebrated its 20th Anniversary last week. It seems to be ages ago but it’s also surprising how quickly time flew by. I think no one foresaw, twenty years ago, the impact that such...
Most people live fairly complicated lives. When you actually sit down and take stock of everything that we do in a day, all the demands we have, the jobs we work, the extra curricular activities our kids go to,...
I’d love to be able to say that I managed to get my financial life in order before my twenties were over, but that just didn’t happen. Sure, I was in a much better situation at 29 than what...
My dad has this saying: “Don’t let them live rent-free in your head.” It is by far the best advice I have ever received, and in turn, the best I could ever give, even if it has taken me...
There are not many things as annoying in this world as an argument on Facebook. They’re everywhere. And for some reason, parenting pages and groups seem to attract them in droves. Call them ‘keyboard warriors’, or ‘trolls’ or any...
Being successful often comes with a massive to do list. As women, we do so much for others and we simply do not put ourselves first often enough. But without giving our body, our mind and our overall self...
We’ve all heard about fat shaming, skinny shaming, body image shaming and just about every other kind of ‘shaming’ there is - but did you know health shaming is a ‘thing’ now? It’s appalling and it absolutely needs to...