The Importance of Creating Space

Dealing with all the emotions and how to manage the stress and responsibility of motherhood in the early days. It’s no easy feat. No one prepares you for the overwhelming amount of juggling it takes to simply live (in an attempt to live well) while welcoming motherhood. Here you stand (or sit, or lay) while…

Eating Disorder and Motherhood: Taking Care of Others but Not Ourselves

Motherhood is the pinnacle of selflessness. From pregnancy through growth we strive to meet our children needs. We sacrifice our wants, desires, and sometimes self-care to be present for our families. Motherhood is beautiful, fulfilling and a gift but nothing is perfect. Motherhood can be overwhelming, both physically and mentally. For a mother who is…

Here and Then Gone—Losing an Early Pregnancy

At just past five o’clock in the morning, I couldn’t wait any longer. Quietly, I snuck out of bed and into the washroom. As my partner slept, I took the third pregnancy test I had in 2 days since missing my period. This time, a dark second line confirmed what I had been suspecting. This…

The Shocking Truth Behind Maternity Modelling

You’re pregnant – something which may not have happened easily for you. Your hormones are raging, the to-do list is growing longer and nothing fits you anymore. All of a sudden, you need a temporary new wardrobe to dress your beautifully growing bump, breasts and backside. But shopping for maternity clothes online can be a…

You Need to Know About Elvie Trainer

As I held the perfectly wrapped, white box with tiffany-blue accents in my hands, my eyes scanned over the description on the lower base of the paper. Set Goals, Get Motivated and Track Progress it read. What in the world did I get myself into? I questioned as I unraveled- only to see the most…

The Family Waffle with Sarah Copeland

Growing up, waffles were a special-occasion treat, the kind of breakfast that made my mom sigh (waffle iron, batter spills, over-sugared kids) and my dad smile with glee (strawberries, whipped cream, truly living) – remembers Sarah. In this way, my marriage is similar: I am for a simpler, saner, healthier morning. András is for waffles….