In 2018, I took charge of my life (at 40!) and it has been incredibly liberating. Now in the present, with my feet firmly on the ground, I think about the past and all of the moments where I knew there was something different in me, but ignored it. And that’s the struggle for children […]

Mental Health in Work Culture

How did you find yourself in this situation? When did you find the need to stand up for your mental health? In January of 2019 – I was well into my third year of employment with a local shop – and after a busy holiday season combined with a recent expansion – everyone was looking […]

“What happened to the “village”?

I don’t even remember how many years ago it was that Shannon, along with ten other moms and I, were in her living room sharing extra baby gear and talking about how to bring back the ‘village’ mentality. Shannon had just started the Kelowna Facebook group “Mamas for Mamas” and her vision was AMAZING and so […]