Family & Life

Ep 8: Favourite Things Special – Beauty & Cleaning Products, Books, Kids’ Apps & Netflix Bingewatches

  In this episode I’m sharing a whole show’s worth of favourite things: beauty products, cleaning products, books, kids’ apps and Netflix bingewatches! Favourites include: Maybelline eyeliner Norwex glass cloth, floor mop system and BacLock kitchen cloth set I Know You by Annabel Kantaria The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie Apps – ABC Alphabet Phonics, […] Read more…

Ep 7: Allison Bell on resilience after infant loss, infertility, PPD & cancer

Special guest Allison Bell shares her experiences with resilience in the face of infant loss, infertility, postpartum depression and cancer, including the strategies that worked for her, and dos and don’ts for those who want to be supportive. You will be completely drawn in by Allison’s story, and her insights will hopefully be helpful to […] Read more…

Ep 6: Jessica Holmes on Mental Health, Use Tech to Declutter Paper and Don’t Interview For Pain

  Jessica Holmes (comedian/actress/writer/mental health advocate) is my special guest, I share how I use tech to declutter paper (for me and the kids) and why you shouldn’t interview for pain.     In addition to sharing her experience with depression (including her totally underwhelmed reaction to being asked to emcee for Oprah and how […] Read more…

Ep 5: Etiquette expert Lisa Orr, School Day Breakfasts/Lunches & A Subscription Box Tip

Etiquette expert Lisa Orr answers all your questions, I share advice to make school day breakfasts and lunches easier, as well as a subscription box tip and another great book. It’s a jam-packed episode!     Important links: The Home For Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman FabFitFun (I do get rewarded if you order through […] Read more…

Q & A with Drew and Jonathan Scott, authors of Builder Brothers: Big Plans

Drew and Jonathan Scott, perhaps better known as the Property Brothers, have found time in their busy schedules to add a children’s book to their repertoires! “Jam packed with meaningful messages…” (Hello! Canada) BUILDER BROTHERS: BIG PLANS is a heartwarming picture book for the tactile and curious reader (ages 4-8). The story is about two brothers […] Read more…

Ep 4: The Child Whisperer, Birthday Party Ideas & How To Help Your Struggling Student

The Child Whisperer Carol Tuttle, birthday party ideas and a book for parents and teachers of struggling students. The book I strongly recommend for all teachers and parents of children who struggle in school: Helping Your Child with Language-Based Learning Disabilities by Daniel Franklin A link to all of the birthday party themes mentioned, plus […] Read more…

Enjoy Halloween with Your Child with Special Needs

Little ghosts, goblins, and all sorts of costumes characters will soon descend on neighborhoods across the country on Halloween night. For children coping with special needs, Halloween can be a lot of fun. The Episcopal Center for Children (ECC), a nonprofit organization providing therapeutic and special education services to children ages 5-14 in the greater Washington, […] Read more…

Ep 3: Talking Meghan, Kate & Media with Amanda Dishaw, Saving Money on Bills & a Fave App

A royal chat about Meghan, Kate and more with Amanda Dishaw, a great tip for saving money on bills, and an app I adore!     Listen to Episode 3 of This Mom Loves using the player above, or use any of the links under it to listen in your favourite spot (Apple Podcasts, Spotify, […] Read more…

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