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

For more than a year now I’ve been conducting a self-directed research project on the Science of Reading, and I’ve started to share what I’ve learned in Science of Reading Saturdays posts on Instagram. Many people have asked for book suggestions, so if you’re interested in learning more, below you can find a list of […] Read more…

Kate & Friends: My New Instagram Live Series

I put my podcast on hold last fall when I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and once treatment was behind me and I had my energy back, I had to decide whether to record a new season or not. While eventually This Mom Loves: The Podcast may be revived, I decided to take my passion […] Read more…

Your Summer Reading List

My latest and greatest reads! Suspense/Thriller Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay The Perfect Guests by Emma Rous Final Girls by Riley Sager Six Weeks To Live by Catherine Mckenzie The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave The End of Men by Christine Sweeney Baird Home Before Dark by Riley Sager Lying Next […] Read more…

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