Beat the Bump: When to announce your pregnancy at work

I made it most of the way through my very first trimester without the slightest hint of morning sickness. The first time I felt nauseous in the morning? The day I planned to tell my boss I was pregnant. That’s right, I turned into a total chicken. And it’s not because I was worried about […] Read more…

Baby proof your career before you baby proof your home

Many mamas-to-be experience the nesting phase – that overwhelming urge to clean, tidy and organize every inch of their home. It’s said to happen in the later weeks of pregnancy. Over my two pregnancies, I can’t say I experienced it. But, I do remember the almost manic excitement of a former colleague of mine who had […] Read more…

3 actions to keep the Women’s March going

On Saturday, millions of women, the men that support them and the children they’re raising came out in solidarity for the Women’s March in Washington DC or the 576 sister marches in 81 countries around the world. I joined the Women’s March in Toronto. I had initially planned to go it alone, thinking that neither […] Read more…

5 simple self-care practices for busy moms

No matter where you are in your journey as a mama or what path you’ve chosen for yourself and your family, mothering is exhausting. Of course, it’s so many more things –good things – too. But, caring for the physical, mental and emotional well-being of another human being requires physical, mental and emotional energy. If […] Read more…