The Friendly Town

I grew up in this town and fast tracked my way through adolescence to escape past its reach. Like every kid here, I knew the history of the invention of basketball and the importance humble beginnings can have on the world of sport, culture and innovation. I swam in the Mississippi River on hot summer…

children spell love: T.I.M.E.

A great friend of mine sent an article a while ago about how you should travel with your kids even when they are tiny. It was a reminder of the complex neurological development in babies and toddlers and how they are absorbing everything. It shed light on the common worry (or thought) that a trip…

Nourish yourself in order to nourish others: On taking time for you & accepting time when it’s offered.

Sometimes our brains (and hearts) get in a sticky-confused-state between what you think you should be doing and what you actually should be doing. You know, you should be cleaning the house, but you actually should be making the time for that yoga class you've been wanting to go to. I, as a mom, wife,…

island time 

Every summer we spend time on the island, Prince Edward Island that is. When you're a regular it's called the island (or at least our family thinks so) even if we'll always be from-away. My mom lives here on a riverbank just outside Charlottetown and every time I come I love it more and more.…

Why conscious?

A conscious life isn’t about being superior or perfect, it’s simply about being aware. It’s about being alert and deliberate with the choices we make, the things we consume, the places we go and how we feel. It is important because it is a word and action that leaves you open — open to whatever…