I’m fine but this post is less highlight reel, more reality and look at what I’m not doing right now because my life is changing.
This artwork represents SDG 5: Gender Equality. It features my Babies, Business and Breakfast parent-friendly professional development alongside four other community projects from across Canada.
As the mum of two Cancer season kids and a friend to many water sign babies, I feel all their feels and can’t believe I am now the parent of two 5 and 3 year olds…who can pretty well outrun, outcry and outcreative me any day of the week.
My magic making corner: Art, astrology and inspirational books, fresh peonies, tarot and oracle decks, a handwritten golden vision card and a diary to record my thoughts. All covering an air duct, much nicer to look at!
The first Parent-Friendly Professional Development Pop Up Event I hosted in May 2018 – I went on to host a few more events before the pandemic and now it’s a virtual community with plans to spread across the country through Startup Canada Communities.
Thanks to modern technology, I could livestream from my home office in Ottawa across multiple countries in real time, facilitate chat with attendees and live Tweet, while Nana looked after my two kids at home.
Mother Nature threw us a curveball the day before but definitely delivered a wonderful pre Summer Solstice celebration.
Since birth, throughout the infant, toddler and now school age stage, I’ve been nurturing an appreciation for small business, good coffee, the arts and impromptu on street performances in both our first home (London, England) and our current home (Ottawa, Canada).
This is where I’m pretending I am spending most of my sunny days when I close my eyes: On a beach, with nowhere to be and hair that stays in a bun.