It’s Ok to be Messy as a Mommy

How many times have you witnessed moms at the mommy group or a play place or maybe even at the park, seemingly losing it on her child? Have you ever found yourself in one of these moments yourself? Isn’t easy to sit and judge another so quickly in that moment?

I know I have witnessed many moments where I thought to myself, wow that’s how you’re talking to your child? Meanwhile, here I am a brand new mom, learning the tricks of the trade, trying to balance (if that even exists) house work, baby and my businesses….it’s truly an art. …

Western Civilization has Lost the Essence of Family

After my experience in Bali, I have come to realize that the Western world in the way we live has got things backwards. We are brought up to believe that we go to school, get a good job, move out on our own and start a family and working for the man. So, naturally a child grows up chasing this dream. I must make it on my own so I can show and prove that I am enough, I am successful, I am wealthy, I have status. But, what I realize is that this is all a faux pas. …

Who Shows Up to Business Networking with Babies?

We DO! Yup, The Melissa[s] do. We had our 2 babies, 2 strollers and diaper bags in tow. As we patiently waited for the maintenance man to open the door to take the elevator, another woman wearing her bicycle helmet asked if we were headed to the meetup group. We answered “yes,” in sync. She looked at Melissa, then looked at me, then looked at the babies and said “are you serious?” We said you bet. Or babies are not a limitation but an opportunity for us to shine and be the living example. So a way we go up to the 3rd floor to join in the learning of the day with other Vancouver business people.…