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Raising a Black Teen in Canada

Parenting is one of the toughest challenges I’ve faced in my lifetime; creating rules, developing guidelines and most challenging of all, leading by example! []

5 Benefits of Plants in Your Life

I know we can all agree 2020 was a rollercoaster ride of a year. There were days anxiety pierced through my chest like spiked vines through concrete. []

Managing your Mental Health in a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has and still is presenting many challenges globally. Despite the known and alarming health crisis[]


Enjoy Pumpkin Spice and All Things Nice this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in Canada is almost here, and I have just the recipe to make you give thanks. []

Pillsbury crescent dough Pizza Bites in a purple lunch box and spread on a wooden board Image by CeeGrrn
Pizza Bites -The Ultimate Lunch Box Treat!

Kids are back at school; as a parent, you have to find creative ways of making school lunches almost 200 days a year. []

Tuna Salad Sandwich on a Croisant

The Tuna Sandwich that Got the Ring

When my husband met me, he thought that I couldn’t cook. His mistake []

I was born a curious optimist. As a child, curiosity got me into trouble, however, it created valuable learning opportunities.

If I could share anything with my readers, it’s to maintain a childlike curiosity because you never know the opportunities it will present.

Stay optimistically curious!

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

Albert Einstein