Back to school…to prove to my dad that I’m not a fool!

Yes, I just quoted Billy Madison.  I have always found that movie hilarious, but now I also have a newfound respect for Billy and going back to school!   Everyone is doing it….not only are my kids heading back to school, but I also start the second year of my teacher education program…EEEKK!   I love school…

Dear Postpartum Self

To preface, I wanted to write a letter to myself when I was really out of my element – after having my first child. I was full of feelings, both good and bad. I wanted to look back (now that I’m out of such a tumultuous time) to reflect on what I went through and…

To The Dad Who Abandoned Me…Thank You!

As a human being, I will never be able to wrap my head around turning your back on your own child. As a mother, the thought seems impossible. But as a child of a broken family I’m here to tell you it happens and sadly, often. The shame that comes along with a parent washing…

Smile :) Pics with your Besties!

Before our blog launched we got pretty serious about it, as we wanted ourselves, and the site to look professional.  We thought it would be good to get professional photos done. Well it’s not that easy, am I right? You need to coordinate outfits, get yer hair and makeup did, and find the perfect spot. …

Self Esteem and Self Love

In this post I am going to get a bit serious and share with you my biggest road block in life. For me, it’s my issues with self esteem. I am not alone in this struggle though. I think it’s safe to say that the majority of women suffer from insecurities. Whether it’s about your…

Representation

Canada is such a diverse country. There’s nothing like landing at Pearson Airport and just letting out a deep breath and feeling like I’m home. This wasn’t the case in the 80’s. In elementary school, I was the token Asian kid. I suffered bullying and racist remarks. I didn’t realize I was different, until it…