HOW TO KILL IT: A GUIDE

We believe that there is room for ALL of us to succeed; which is why we decided to talk to a few women we know who are KILLING IT at the work-from-home-mom game (even though as this post demonstrates, it ain’t always roses and rainbows) and ask them what advice they’d give to a group…

HOMEMADE BOOZE: PART OF A COMPLETE BREAKFAST

There are two things I know with absolute certainty: kids can be a handful and booze makes everything better. And if you can make that booze yourself, well then that’s a home run. Listen, I know you’ve been trying your best to eat well and get healthy this January. You’ve been rocking the salads and…

YOUR HOLIDAY FOOD TABLE SURVIVAL GUIDE

The holidays are a magical time, aren’t they? Filled with joy and laughter and presents and family drama and bickering and expectation and judgment…it’s truly glorious. And the guilt, did I forget about the guilt? I’d be willing to be you a family-sized Toblerone that you didn’t forget about it! The Guilts, as I like…

THREE DINNERS FOR RIDICULOUSLY PICKY EATERS

Kids can be the straight up worst when it comes to eating, am I right? Not all the time, but like- I would confidently say 93% of the time. To give you a window into the hell that is mealtimes at my house I’d like to share with you a story that happened just this…

THE ART OF THE HALF-ASS: NUTRITION EDITION

Can we talk about Pinterest for one minute? I love me a good Pinterest craft. I love seeing a beautiful creation and thinking, “ya, I can totally recreate that reclaimed wooden pallet coffee table. No problem!” And then, inevitably, a shitshow is born. My creation looks nothing like the gorgeous project that I intended it…

NO DAIRY? NO PROBLEM.

Ok mamas. This is it. The posting you’ve been asking for. Let’s talk dairy shall we? Now I know that as a new mom (or new again mom) you want to make the best possible choices for your child(ren). Their health is your number one priority and you’ll do whatever you can to make sure…

THE ESSENTIAL (SNACK) GUIDE TO TRAVELLING WITH THE SPAWN

Oh the joys of traveling with children, am I right? Is it just me or do you always think it’s going to go better than it actually does? I recently returned from a trip to British Columbia with my wife and son to visit a few of my wonderful cousins. I imagined my 7-year-old having…

THE LOWDOWN ON SUNSCREEN SAFETY

When I sat down to write this article I had no idea the rabbit hole of research I would fall into. Seriously, there are just so many article and research papers about sunscreen it’s crazy. And what’s even more frustrating is that there are conflicting studies within the same organization! (EWG I’m looking at you)….

FEEDING THE SPAWN | A TALE OF TWO HOUSES

My son and I were having dinner last week, talking about his classmates and what he did that day. He mentioned that one of his friends couldn’t come over for a playdate because he was going to his dad’s house. That got me thinking so I asked, “Buddy, do a lot of the kids in…

SCHOOL LUNCHES. KILL ME NOW.

Can we have an honest talk for a moment? Now, I realize that this is our first time meeting and because of that you may have a preconceived notion of me based on my job title. You see friends, I am a nutritionist. In a nutshell, that means that I teach people about all the…