This is One: An Unedited Account of What Becoming A Mother Taught me About Life
Photo credit: Eva Marie Pursley This past Sunday, February 19th, I celebrated a very important birthday. No, it’s not the day I was born (that was June 5th about a million years ago, so mark your calendars. I like peonies. And pretty things.). It’s not the day I gave up chocolate (ha, ya right, like […]
3 ways to master your to-do list (even when you’re feeling crippled by it)
Some days I feel like there is so much to do and not enough time in which to do it. But I’m excited about the list of things in front of me, and I can’t wait to get started. Other days, I feel completely unmotivated to the point that I begin to question the validity […]
Feeling down? This is how you change your attitude in 5 minutes or less
Have you ever been to Montreal in the winter? Well, it’s bitingly cold. It’s not usually very sunny. And because it lasts so long, if you’re not careful, it can get very, very depressing. It was a (typical) stupidly freezing cold day in Montreal on some weekday in February in 2006. I was walking to […]
Your Complete Guide to a Healthy Holiday in 10 Easy Recipes!
Christmas & Chanukah are upon us, people! It’s time to break out the stretchy pants and indulge in the tastes this season always has to offer. Not so fast, slick! You might be able to leave those spandexy, fly-less pants on the shelf this year and wear those skinny jeans after all, because I’m about […]
Work less, play more: What my daughter is teaching me about bringing the fun back into my adult life
Deck the halls with boughs of holly, fa la la la la, la la la….la! Tis’ the season for holiday parties, Christmas movies (Santa! I know him!!) and clearly, music too! As I’ll take any excuse to bring people together, this year, I hosted my very first holiday potluck! I made it potluck styles to […]
A 3 Day Nutrition Plan to Get You Back on Track After Thanksgiving!
Tis’ the season to eat your face off! Just kidding. Actually, no, I’m not kidding. Doesn’t everyone have an image of themselves laying on the couch post Thanksgiving dinner, pants open (if you’re silly enough to wear pants with a fly – amateur), tummy popping out of your waistline, uncomfortable, so full that you’re mad […]