Today’s Parent: All About Reading

I am so proud of the package of articles all about reading that I was part of for the fall 2021 issue of Today’s Parent magazine.     My editor was Claire Gagné, and addition to my individual pieces Claire and I worked together on a couple, and she also shared her own personal story […] Read more…

Your Breast Cancer Awareness Month Action List + My Story So Far

(See bottom of this post for links to each instalment of my breast cancer story – currently a 15 part series.) While breast cancer “awareness” in October is great, I agree with a line I read somewhere recently: “There are probably six people left in the country who aren’t aware of breast cancer”. Instead of […] Read more…

Your Fall Reading List

My latest favourites, in one handy list! General Fiction InstaMom by Chantal Guertin Five Little Indians by Michelle Good Where the Grass is Green and the Girls are Pretty by Lauren Weisberger The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren Suspense/Thriller House on Fire by Bonnie Kistler The Therapist by B.A. Paris The Fiancée by Kate White […] Read more…

My Photo Shoot for Cathy Allan Ladieswear

Liz Grimes from Cathy Allan Ladieswear generously hooks me up with outfits and accessories for my TV appearances, and I was thrilled to have the chance to collaborate this summer for a Cathy Allan formalwear photo shoot! Mary Zita Payne photography was behind the camera, Andrea Zarlenga looked after hair and Lacey West did my […] Read more…

Your Summer Reading List Part 2

Another staycation summer, another long list of fantastic books to recommend! General Fiction Yoga Pant Nation by Laurie Gelman (catch my IG Live video interview with Laurie here) A House Full of Windsor by Kristin Contino (my IG Live video interview coming Tuesday!) New Girl in Little Cove by Damhnait Monaghan (set in Newfoundland) Maybe […] Read more…

Science of Reading: Recommended Books & Podcasts

{Originally published July 2021, updated June 2022} For more than two years now I’ve been conducting a self-directed research project on the Science of Reading, and I’ve been sharing what I’ve learned in #ScienceOfReadingSaturday posts on Instagram. Many people have asked for book/podcast suggestions, so if you’re interested in learning more, below you can find […] Read more…

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