5 free classes to keep you active

Uncertainty can bring about a lot of anxiety or stress. The last couple of weeks have hit us hard and fast, making it too easy to get caught up in the swirl of things without taking a minute to take care of ourselves. So this week, I want you to take care of your body with a quick home workout. I have been working out in my back yard or lounge, depending on the weather. Working out consistently has helped me to manage my stress during these trying times. I’ve put together a list of 5 free classes to keep you active during and post lockdown. Nike training club The Nike app has over 185...

Age-appropriate chores for kids

We’re spending most of our time at home with our families, and I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve done enough housework to last me a lifetime! A few weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of allocating chores for each child, especially during this time. Giving our children tasks is one way that we can help them learn responsibility and gain essential life skills that will serve them well throughout their lives. Besides, you shouldn’t be doing all the housework by yourself, mama! Here’s a list of age-appropriate chores for kids. As you view this list, remember that every child...

All I want for Mother’s Day is

The last couple of weeks have helped to put things into perspective for me. This pandemic has made me appreciate life’s simple pleasures. But as “stay-at-home” orders extend, it’s easier to see that things have changed, some irreversibly, and for better and for worse. Mother’s day is coming up! The day is usually celebrated with spa outings, brunch dates or family get-togethers, but this year is going to be a little different. As much as most things have been canceled, we still deserve to celebrate our special day.  All I want for Mother’s Day this year is... Self-care At the...

My quarantine confessions

As I write this blog post, we’re officially in week five of the lockdown. I’ve been so incredibly blown away by how all of you are handling these difficult times. You’re in your kitchens cooking up a storm, staying active, being productive and fully immersing yourselves in your new “teacher roles”. I see you, mama, you’re thriving! However, in this blog post, I want to share what I’ve been getting up to when I’m not busy being supermom. Because let's be real, I have good days, bad days and sometimes terrible days and that’s okay! We are in the middle of a crisis, after all. Here are some...

Navigating stress during COVID-19

I’m an advocate for self-care — mental health in particular. Considering what we are going through at the moment, taking care of your mental health is now more critical than ever before. Here’s the thing, the way you treat your loved ones is a reflection of what’s going on inside of you. And the truth is, as moms, we set the tone in our household. If we are stressed out, the rest of the family will pick up on that. Motherhood and life are hard at the moment, and that is why I want to share how I’m navigating stress during COVID-19. The meltdown A few days ago, I had a mini-meltdown — I’m...