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A lifestyle podcast with guest interviews, books, finance, beauty, health, parenting and more!
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A lifestyle podcast with guest interviews, books, finance, beauty, health, parenting and more!

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English

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Episodes

Ep 43: Jenn Robertson on the Final Season of Schitt’s Creek

1/15/2020
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Actress Jenn Robertson (she plays the mayor's wife Jocelyn Schitt on the hit show Schitt's Creek) is answering all our questions about the 6th and final season, as well as talking about her family, favourite things and what's next in her career! Also in this episode: Woman on the Edge by Canadian author Samantha M. Bailey (This was just announced as the February pick for the This Mom Loves Virtual Book Club - come join us!) My Top 10 Blog Posts of 2019 (#1 is closely connected to this...

Duration:00:28:48

Ep 42: Money Talk with Kelley Keehn

1/3/2020
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Financial educator Kelley Keehn is here answering questions about RESPs, online baking safety, why she won't ask us to make a budget, shopaholic strategies, how to talk money with partners and kids and more. Kelley Keehn's website, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter For more information or to purchase Kelley's book Talk Money To Me: Save Well, Spend Some and Feel Good About Your Money Also in this episode: Find Your Pleasure: The Art of Living a More Joyful Life by Cynthia Loyst The movie...

Duration:00:33:43

Ep 41: The Social’s Marci Ien

12/18/2019
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Marci Ien of CTV's The Social is here to talk Raptors, race, opening up on national television, her IEN LEE shoe line and more! Marci was my very first Momterview on the blog back in 2010 and has continued to be unfailingly kind and generous in the time I have known her. Case in point: we originally recorded this episode months ago but ended up having an issue with the audio and it was unusable...and Marci did not hesitate to agree to record again! Marci Ien on Facebook, Twitter and...

Duration:00:34:32

Ep 40: Holiday Tips Special Edition

12/4/2019
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The experts are here with advice to help you survive and thrive this holiday season! Caron Irwin is talking holiday parenting, Dr. Sheila Wijayasinghe has holiday health covered, Lisa Orr's taking care of holiday etiquette and Chelsea Montgomery has tips for holiday stress! It's a jam-packed episode that you won't want to miss! Thanks to my editor Lukas Wojcicki!

Duration:01:06:24

Ep 39: Dr. Andrea Gelinas, Toronto’s Coolest Dentist, plus Ways To Give Back, DIY Gel Manicures at Home and Suspense Novel Recos

11/20/2019
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Dr. Andrea Gelinas is a mom and business owner with an eye for design - and she's also been called Toronto's Coolest Dentist! She's here to chat about all of that and more. Also in this episode: ways to give back (you may not have heard of all of them), DIY gel manicures at home and as always, some book recommendations - this time a couple of great suspense novels. For more information on Gelinas Dental Studio, follow them on Instagram and Facebook and visit their website. More details on...

Duration:00:46:26

Ep 38: Home To Win Host Sangita Patel, Nonfiction Recos and Parent/Teacher Interview Tips

11/6/2019
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Sangita Patel, host of Home To Win on HGTV Canada, is here to talk about Season 4 of the show - they're giving away a Home for the Holidays! We also talk about her famous Fitness Tuesdays, parenting our tween/teen girls, racism, travel tips and more! My previous interview with Sangita Patel Find Sangita on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and her website All the details on Home To Win! Also in this episode: Parent/Teacher Interview True/False: My Segment on The Morning Show How To Ace Your...

Duration:00:32:52

Ep 37: Amber Mac on Parenting and Tech & HerTurn, plus Microblading and Wife Books!

10/22/2019
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Tech expert Amber Mac is here talking about screen time, outsmarting your kids online, warning sides of internet trouble, tween/teen platforms, online etiquette and HerTurn, Canada's Online Business Competition Series for Women! You can find Amber on her website, as well as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Also in this episode: My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle A Good Wife: Escaping the Life I Never Chose by Samra Zafar For more information on my experiences with...

Duration:00:30:24

Ep 36: Elizabeth Cline on The Conscious Closet, Plus Unwrapped Life, Cladwell and Downton Abbey Books

10/8/2019
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Author Elizabeth Cline is here answering questions about her new book, The Conscious Closet, and offering advice for sustainable fashion. Also in the show, I'm reviewing shampoo and conditioner bars from Canadian company Unwrapped Life as well as Cladwell, your personal stylist right on your device - my new favourite app! We kick off this jam-packed show with some fun Downton Abbey books. You can find Elizabeth Cline on her website as well as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. For more...

Duration:00:53:44

Ep 35: Author Gemma Hartley on Women and Emotional Labour

9/25/2019
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Gemma Hartley, author of the book Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women and the Way Forward is here to delve in to this fascinating subject and offer some advice! For more information or to purchase: Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Woman and the Way Forward by Gemma Hartley You can find Gemma on her website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Also in this episode: 12 Indigenous Picture Books To Add To Your Collection Own Your Anxiety: 99 Simple Ways To Channel Your Secret Edge by Julian Brass The Braid by...

Duration:00:46:35

Ep 34: Cheryl Hickey from ET Canada

9/11/2019
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Cheryl Hickey is here to talk parenting, beauty tips (inner and outer), her side hustle, and social media thoughts (including how to get a great photo) plus all the scoop on season 15 of ET Canada on Global! You can find Cheryl on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, and ET Canada on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. My first interview with Cheryl Hickey My behind-the-scenes visit to ET Canada with Cheryl Hickey ...and a photo on set from my latest visit, after we sat in the green room to chat...

Duration:00:34:08

Ep 33: A Conversation with Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

8/27/2019
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In this episode, I sit down with Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to talk about a range of topics from parenting, mental health and physical activity to fashion, travel and books, as well as several of the causes she supports. She is very open and honest, particularly when talking about her family and the life of a public servant, and I also ask her about any regrets she may have, and what misconceptions people may have of her. In this interview,...

Duration:00:36:54

Ep 32: The Book Lovers’ Special Episode

8/14/2019
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Jam-packed with book recommendations from me and listeners as well as reading tips and tricks (library holds, abandoning books, respecting kids' reading preferences, keeping track of what you've read, e-reading thoughts) and some insider information, this episode is for all the book lovers out there! Just a note that I've also moved to a biweekly episode format in order to continue the show regularly through the school year! The authors I mentioned who have been guests on the show: Jessica...

Duration:00:28:31

Ep 31: Women and Friendships with Tracy Condon and Laura Koekkoek (RSWs)

7/31/2019
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Registered Social Workers Tracy Condon and Laura Koekkoek of CK Social Work are here to unpack all of the issues associated with women's friendships: making friends, keeping friends, growing apart or breaking up with friends...we covered it all in this fun chat! Thanks to a listener for suggesting this interview topic - what a great idea! - and all those who submitted their questions for Tracy and Laura. I'm also sharing staycation tips and a nonfiction book reco. Just a reminder that if you...

Duration:00:52:53

Ep 30: Ways to Waste Less with Lara Murray plus ADHD Facts You Need To Know

7/24/2019
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Lara Murray is with me to chat about easy, practical ways to produce less waste in your home - or classroom! I'm also sharing 8 ADHD facts that parents should know - even if your child isn't affected by it - and of course a book recommendation! You can find Lara Murray (and all her Norwex products) on Facebook and her website. My book reco: The Valedictorian of Being Dead by Heather B. Armstrong 8 ADHD Facts You Need to Know The past episodes I mentioned with fantastic guest experts: Episode...

Duration:00:54:49

Ep 29: Teen changemaker Faith Dickinson, handling professional rejection and a book reco

7/10/2019
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Faith Dickinson is here talking about launching Cuddles for Cancer at the age of nine (!), winning the Diana Award, attending Harry and Meghan's wedding, how parents can encourage philanthropy and how you're never too young to make a difference! Receiving the Diana Award from Princes William and Harry Cuddles for Cancer on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Faith Dickinson on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter At the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Also in this episode: The book I...

Duration:00:23:02

Ep 28: Author Laurie Gelman talks “You’ve Been Volunteered”, plus The 5 Love Languages of Children and how to support a friend’s small business for free

7/3/2019
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In this episode, author Laurie Gelman talks about her new Class Mom sequel, the hilarious novel You've Been Volunteered, as well as parenting her teen girls, marriage advice (her husband is Live! with Kelly and Ryan executive producer Michael Gelman), what she misses about Canada and more! To purchase or find out more about You've Been Volunteered Laurie Gelman on Instagram and Twitter Also discussed in this episode: The 5 Love Languages of Children (a recap of the 5 languages, how to figure...

Duration:00:37:28

Ep 27: Sarah Richardson talks Sarah Off The Grid – Season 2

4/24/2019
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Designer Sarah Richardson is here to talk season 2 of Sarah Off the Grid - in the season finale of This Mom Loves! We also chat parenting (our girls are the same ages), sustainable design, Wayfair's very cool image search feature (I wish they had this when we were doing our huge reno!) and Sarah answers some listener questions too! In case you're interested, this was my first interview with Sarah Richardson back in 2010, and this was the one I did from my car in 2017! Also in this episode:...

Duration:00:26:57

Ep 26: Siblings Q & A with Parenting Consultant Caron Irwin

4/17/2019
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Caron Irwin, founder of Roo Parenting, answers questions about siblings: ideal gaps, preparing a child for a sibling, sharing rooms, fighting, birth order theory, twins and more! You can find Caron at Roo Parenting, and on Instagram and Facebook. The "9 Minutes" advice I spotted on Facebook: In the "Favourite Things" segment I attempt to convince you to try massage therapy - or do it more often! Thank you to my podcast editor, Lukas Wojcicki!

Duration:00:36:38

Ep 25: Kerrie Hansler from Sweet Reads Box, my thoughts on Girl, Stop Apologizing and why you need nice pictures of yourself

4/10/2019
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Mom, teacher and Canadian small business owner Kerrie Hansler gives us the scoop on her company, Sweet Reads Box, including the highs and lows of starting a business, how the box contents are selected, and how she fosters a love of reading with her twin boys. You can find more details about Sweet Reads (a really fun box which comes with a novel as well as a drink, treat and item that correspond to it in some way) on their site as well as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Also in this episode,...

Duration:00:32:20

Ep 24: Working Mom Consultant Lisa Durante, plus Get To the Doctor Already and TV Behind-the-scenes

4/3/2019
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Lisa Durante is a consultant who empowers moms in the workplace, and she has great insights to share for working moms and the businesses that employ them. You can find Lisa at her website and on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. In this episode I shared some behind-the-scenes details from my recent appearance on The Morning Show in Toronto. I forgot to mention that afterwards, I drove straight home to change, then back to school for the afternoon. The kids were intrigued by my heavy makeup! I...

Duration:00:38:33