Category Archives: Blog

Mental Health and Finances

How does one preserve their mental health while experiencing an economic downturn? Dr. Yewande Olamide is a physician, mental health advocate, financial literacy educator, and speaker with whom I had the pleasure of speaking. Yewande was an ER physician for 10 years until she took a break from being burnt out, which ushered her into […]

Stella!

So we got a dog. It wasn’t a pandemic or empty nester thing. It was a phone call from a friend who breeds dogs, indicating she was having a litter of Bernadoodles and knew we would be interested, and she was right. I grew up with cats, and my husband grew up with dogs and […]

The Cost of Love Part 3 – When It Doesn’t Worth Out

Setting the Stage for an Amicable Split. No one makes the decision to spend the rest of their lives together only to separate. Yet unfortunately, not all relationships will last forever.  If you decided to make a commitment to your partner and after giving it your all, it still didn’t work out, take heart. The […]

Wallenda White

With Spring upon us, I’d like to know what happened to plain white drawstring boxy pyjama bottoms?  We may no longer rock certain lingerie pieces, but not unlike the classic little black dress, these dreamy cotton bottoms are a staple in any woman’s closet, no matter your age. Not even Amazon, the colossal empire of […]

The Cost of Love – Part 2 – Preparing for Cohabitation and Marriage

Important Money Conversations to Have on the Next Stage of Your Relationship Journey Sometimes having the money talk can feel awkward, especially in romantic relationships. Remember, many of us don’t learn about money in school and depending on how we grew up and what types of conversations we were exposed to, it can affect how […]

Power Vs. Force

Here we are, out of the winds of Covid into the sails of war. I feel like I’m living through the Old Testament.  I don’t understand war, and the truth is I don’t want to. It’s barbaric, serving no purpose. It’s ego-based. No one wins, and all that is left is significant destruction. How can […]

The Cost Of Love

Financial Considerations You Need to Think About as You Begin and End a Relationship. PART ONE In honour of February being the month of love, I am launching a 3-part series supporting making love last beyond Valentine’s Day. As money is a common reason why happy couples decide to separate, I want to encourage more […]