THE 10 PEOPLE PARENTS HATE MOST 

Becoming a parent will inevitably bring about a plethora of fascinating changes to the way you interact with the world around you. You’ll be more patient, more understanding, more empathetic, and you may also find that you’ll develop a deep hatred for people to whom you had never previously given any thought whatsoever. Here are…

YOU KNOW YOU’RE A TORONTO MAMA WHEN…

Whether she’s pushing a stroller, pulling a wagon, bike-chauffeuring or wearing her little one in a sling, when a Toronto mama passes one of her own kind as she makes her way down the busy city streets, expect a warm smile or a knowing nod; after all, we are all in this together.  We know the…

HOW TO AVOID GETTING MURDERED BY YOUR BABY MAMA ON V-DAY

Valentine’s day is coming again, Henceforth, I warn the gentlemen. Your lady is tired and she’s gone a bit batty, Don’t make the mistake of calling her fatty. It’s a time made for love – I hope nobody dies, But It’s been a year and this post still applies. *Originally published Feb 14, 2016. I’m…

SHIT MY TODDLER SAYS

If you’re ever wondering why us mamas incessantly talk about coffee and wine (or why you’ll almost always find me pairing dinner with an Old Fashioned) it’s likely due to the fact that for the most part of the day, we are trying our very best to reason with tiny versions of ourselves that lack…

YOURS TRULY, REBEL DAUGHTER

So we thought, wouldn’t it be fun to hear the other side of the story? I recently asked my girlfriend’s 21 year old daughter, Margo, to take few minutes out of her trés-cool life to contribute to our #RebelMama forum. Lucky for us, not only is the girl an English Major at U of T, she…

REBEL SPIRIT

Our girlfriend Shauna has always been a trip. She’s the friend you’ve bumped into in foreign countries; the girl who would never choose vodka over tequila, and the one who always had the most obvious zest for life. Sure, it was a surprise when she told us she was expecting; but it was certainly no…

A NON-EXTREMIST VEGETARIAN RANT

I wasn’t always a vegetarian. Contrary to popular opinion, not all vegetarians walk around offended at the state of food, rolling their eyes every time they encounter a meatball. In fact, there’s a good chance we used to love it. Now I’m mostly indifferent to people’s food choices, the same way I’m indifferent to things…

LADYBOSS LESSONS WITH ASHLEIGH DEMPSTER

Ashleigh Dempster is no stranger to interviews and generally being in the centre of all things cool. As the former Toronto culture maven (The Society) and now footwear designer (AKID brand) based out of LA, with a  brood of three boys (including a hubby she met on a flight over to NYC) this girls got it…

SOLID(S) ADVICE

We get a lot of recurring questions on our Rebel Mama community (cause you know, we only talk about sleep regressions, eating habits, and stool consistency, it’s true) – and one hot topic that always come up is SOLIDS. As in “What the f*ck do I start with, and where the hell do I get…

PICTURE THIS | WHO WANTS TO WIN A PHOTOSHOOT?

As some of you may know, I like to take a photo or two. Actually, thousands if you were to ask my laptop memory… You see, back in the days of childless freedom, I travelled a shit ton and all of my captures were full of picturesque places and interesting people. Even when I wasn’t…

8 REASONS WHY GRANDPARENTS FRIGGIN’ RULE

We haven’t done a #rebelmamathrowback post in a little while so I figured today I would pop open the vault and revive one of my favourite posts to date. Every word in here still rings as true as it did a year ago (and looking back, somehow the photos are even CUTER now!). If your…

KNOCK KNOCK! THE UBER OF MASSAGES IS HERE.

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of pulling my back due to a walk back from the park that involved carrying my not-so-feather-light 2 year old on my shoulders for an entire four blocks (because you know, screw walking home from the park right now mom). I must have motioned the wrong way,…