WHAT I WANT MY SONS TO KNOW ABOUT THEIR BODIES

For starters, I want my boys to understand their bodies – to know all the parts by name and to recognize that none of them work independently. Everything is connected. I want them to never view their bodies as a source of shame. I want them to never hear me speak ill of my own…

THINGS WE LEARNED UP AT THE FARM

This week we were invited by our new pals from Up Cannabis to The New Farm in Creemore, Ontario to go… wait for it… GLAMPING. Yes – it’s an actual thing and yes, it’s actually kind of amazing; even for two bonafide city kids like us. While (hashtag) Up at The Farm, we actually managed…

MOTHERHOOD: A FORCED EVOLUTION

Forced Evolution is the best way to define what happens to a woman when she becomes a mother. “Change” is the word used most often, but “change” fails to paint the whole picture. Sure, maybe the circumstances change, but the woman doesn’t. The woman remains mostly who she is… but she evolves. She takes inventory…

THE DOG DAYS ARE OVER

I’m sorry I don’t love you as much as I used to. Only a year ago you were my favourite. I looked forward to seeing you in the morning and holding you at night as we fell asleep. Although we still sleep under the same roof, in the same bed, we both know things have…

HOW TO (NOT) BE A PERFECT MOM

This article was originally written (by us) for and published by Pie Face Kids Magazine. It has been reposted here with their permission. * HOW TO (NOT) BE A PERFECT MOM Step 1: Get pregnant. This will be the most fun-for-fun’s-sake part of this entire exercise, so do yourself a favour and make a mental…

PREGGO BLUES

-PSA- Experiencing feelings like the ones you’re are about to encounter in this post is completely normal. Feelings like these are WHY we created the Rebel Mama community in the first place – a safe haven to open up and be raw with one another; a place of refuge where you can always count on…

DATING SINGLE DADS

The title might be a bit misleading, this is not some trite list on how to get out there and date when you have kids. Dating as a single mom is the holy grail of dating, and any single mom OG will tell you that her dating life (when she feels like it) is better…

WRITING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: AN EXPERIMENT

Did you ever smoke weed in your twenties and say to your friends, “We should totally tape this. We are coming up with some awe inspiring shit right now”? Mom drunk is similar. You have drinks with another woman and you become inspired to be the best you possible. Confession, I’m drunk right now. This…

RM GUIDE TO MIAMI

If you’ve had it up-to-here with dehydrated skin and toddlers that need an array of layers to get out of the house, I have one sexy little word for you: MIAMI. In less than 3 hours, you could be park your so-over-it ass at an ocean front hotel and have glistening turquoise water gently lull…

DON’T BE A SHITTY INFLUENCER: A GUIDE

Last week, I had the privilege of sharing the stage with some pretty fucking incredible women [Alyssa Kerbel (Mini Mioche Founder); Tamar Huggins (Tech Spark Founder + Executive Director); and Kim Smiley (Philanthropist + Fashion Designer)] at the #MOMBOSS event put on by Moms TO at Shopify HQ – right here in the heart of…

HOW TO CONVINCE YOUR MAN TO GET A VASECTOMY

By now you all know that we love us some Workin’ Moms. We love the show for a laundry list of reasons – it’s hilarious, it’s empowering, it’s Canadian – but just when we thought we couldn’t love it any more, it basically handed us A Girlfriend’s Guide to Convincing Your Man to Get A…