My five-year-old would be the first to tell you that February 14th comes with a selection of chocolate, some cut-out paper hearts, and probably a handful of glitter. But as a widely recognized holiday that celebrates l-o-v-e, I like to share in traditions that teach my daughter about caring for and appreciating the people in her life! Not to get all mushy on you, but what’s life without love, right? Today I’m sharing some of my favourite ideas for creating lasting Valentine’s Day traditions with your family! (And if you want to add a little chocolate into the mix, I […] Continue reading →


As mothers we are constantly snapping photos of our kids, right? Our Instagram accounts and Facebook pages prove our attention to detail when it comes to documenting the lives our of our little ones. Sometimes, parents — and other child photographers indeed — take photos that take the world by storm. Sometimes we can’t look away and we simply crave to know more. Today I wanted to share some honestly incredible portraits of children that you’ll be thinking about for days. Take a peek below for five photographers who took the art of portraiture to the next level! Grab your hot […] Continue reading →


Looking for some ways to get creative with your kiddos this February 14th? Bust out of the craft supplies and take a peek below for some fun Valentine’s Day crafts for kids! I adore these painted rocks over at Color Me Katie. This would be a great idea for kiddos! Be sure to click on over to her site to see what she ended up doing with these adorable creations! This fun Valentine’s Day lei comes to us from MAKE! A fun wear for February 14th! Head to the fridge for this fun craft spotted at Maureen Cracknell Handmade! Just […] Continue reading →


One of my favourite memories from my childhood is helping my mother in the kitchen. She’d let me mix cake batters and lick the bowls, she’d help me crack eggs and whisk them up for omelettes. It felt just like making art and I’m grateful to this day that she helped me to feel confident at the stove. I’ve had my daughter helping me in the kitchen since she was about two-years-old. No matter what I’m making, she likes to be standing next to me on a chair, helping me to add each ingredient, and peering over at the stove […] Continue reading →


When we think about Valentine’s Day we think hearts, flowers, jewelry, and chocolate, right? And while I love all of those things (don’t get me wrong!) there are more creative ways to show mom just how special and loved she is this February 14th. Today I wanted to share some ideas for what mom really wants for Valentine’s Day this year — all easy to plan, and sure to please! Treat mom to a meal she didn’t have to cook! I love cooking for my family, and I’d never really begrudge the fact that I do it every single day, […] Continue reading →


This February 14th will be my very first Valentine’s Day with a little one attending school and I’m so excited to help her make little Valentines for her classmates! To get in the red-and-pink-and-hearts kinda mood, I’ve been hunting for cute and unique DIY Valentines for kids — and today I wanted to share a few of my favourites! Scroll below for some cute ideas and get craftin’! Oh the puns! This cute fishbowl Valentine from Bliss Bloom Blog is not only adorable, but also a nice alternative to sugary treats. Whipperberry has a cute twist on DIY crayons — […] Continue reading →


I often hear, from my mama friends who have sons at home, that boys aren’t as much fun to dress as little girls — but I beg to differ! Anytime I’m browsing through a children’s clothing shop, online or in person, I find myself holding up tiny ties, adorable khakis, and itty bitty blazers, wishing I had a wee lad at home to style myself! Today I’m sharing some fun Valentine’s Day inspired fashions for boys that are guaranteed to make you say “awww”! You can choose from a selection of different bow-ties when you order this charming cardigan from […] Continue reading →