Building a Business, Creativity, Etsy, side hustles

Start a Business on Maternity Leave, Etsy Edition.

Is it possible to run an Etsy store with small children? Absolutely. Why creatives should consider it as a side income source.

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Building a Business, Creativity, Kids Activities, side hustles

I Self-Published a Children’s Book and Used Kickstarter to Fund It.

With small children, my days are filled with requests to read a book. Especially before naptime or night time! As a book lover, perusing bookstores for wonderful children's stories has been a fun part of parenthood. I hope to instill a love of reading in my children and there's nothing better than beautiful imagery to… Continue reading I Self-Published a Children’s Book and Used Kickstarter to Fund It.

Book Club, Creativity, Grounding, Happiness, Learning, Lifestyle Design, Mental health, Personal Development, Spirituality

Design your Own Parental Leave

Welcome back from the long weekend, everybody! A thought for you to meditate on today, as you go about your day. Story telling versus story making. Think about where you want to be in 5 years.  Are there changes you want?  I'm guessing the answer is YES. So let me ask you this:  Will that… Continue reading Design your Own Parental Leave

Creativity, Essays, Happiness, health coaching, Lifestyle, Lifestyle Design, Nutrition, Physical Wellness

Organic Stores are a Better Deal Than Big Box Stores in Some Ways. You Just Have to Think Differently.

I've subscribed to Ramit Sethi for a while now and have been following his work.  I like his honesty and punchy emails. Today's email was "10 extravagances people pay for."  He had asked his readers to submit their answers to this question with an explanation. There was one in particular I LOVED that made me… Continue reading Organic Stores are a Better Deal Than Big Box Stores in Some Ways. You Just Have to Think Differently.

Creativity, Essays, Happiness, Lifestyle, Lifestyle Design, Nutrition, Physical Wellness

An Explanation of Health Coaching – Repairing my Body After Three Babies (Part 1)

You may be familiar with professional coaching, which has been well established for some time now in the executive and leadership space. Coaching standards are high and we have an international body to regulate the quality, ethics, and professional standard of coaching (as well as coach training programs.)  I myself am a professional coach and… Continue reading An Explanation of Health Coaching – Repairing my Body After Three Babies (Part 1)

Creativity, Happiness, Kids Activities

What to do with a Baby and a Toddler in Calgary (in the winter) – Activities for families in Calgary, Family Fun in Calgary, Family Activities Calgary

  A great list of 30 unique ideas for families with young children visiting Calgary during the winter - baby and toddler-friendly. What authority do I have?  Well, I'm the mother of a 3 year old and a 1.5 year old.  We're all pretty active and go stir crazy inside, though I confess - I… Continue reading What to do with a Baby and a Toddler in Calgary (in the winter) – Activities for families in Calgary, Family Fun in Calgary, Family Activities Calgary

Building a Business, Creativity, Etsy, Life Hacks, side hustles, Technology, The Projects

Is It Possible to Start an Online Business With a Baby? YES! 15 Truths for Online Entrepreneur Success – With a Baby in Your Arms.

  I've taken online courses, I've studied online entrepreneurs, I've read books and listened to more than 200 hours of podcasts. Most importantly, I've started acting on these lessons and am entering the world of online business in 2016. The foundation was slowly built over maternity leave, and continues to be developed.  But the revenue is beginning to… Continue reading Is It Possible to Start an Online Business With a Baby? YES! 15 Truths for Online Entrepreneur Success – With a Baby in Your Arms.