Lil Sprout’s 8th Birthday – Let’s Make Faces

Lil Sprout's 8th Birthday - Let's Make Faces | www.sproutingbalance.com | #birthday #emoji #faces #4cats

Colours: Every colour?!? But yellow was highlighted (pun not intended) a little more than the rest. Location: Away from home this year at 4Cats Beaches! In past years, it was a celebration for everyone - my daughter, her friends, their siblings, and their parents. This year, we went for a smaller group where the friends … Continue reading Lil Sprout’s 8th Birthday – Let’s Make Faces

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Tick Tock

Tick Tock | www.sproutingbalance.com | #timewaster #priorities #truths

I have to admit that I've been struggling lately. Everything seems harder. Everything seems a struggle. And everything seems to take forever to get done. Most of all, I am struggling with time wasters. I am getting emotional and anxious over things that take me away from more important things. "What's the worst thing I've … Continue reading Tick Tock

Yoga for Elephants

Yoga for Elephants | www.sproutingbalance.com | #everybody #yoga #accessible

Laurent de Brunhoff, the son of Babar creator Jean de Brunhoff, wrote BABAR’S YOGA for Elephants. Originally published in 2002, the book provides step-by step instructions on yoga asanas (poses) and shows how yoga can be used in daily life and travels. Using Babar to show various poses breaks the western stereotype that you must … Continue reading Yoga for Elephants

Props! Law of the Garbage Truck

It is 2019 and I'm feeling contemplative. 2018 wasn't a bad year for me but I watched many friends struggle. Many of them are hopeful for twelve months with less stress, better health, and happier people around them. I'm not one for resolutions because I don't like the pressure. I would rather tackle growth throughout … Continue reading Props! Law of the Garbage Truck

Every Summer has a Story: 2018 Edition

Every Summer has a Story: 2018 edition | www.sproutingbalance.com | #Toronto #summer #todo #list #fun

School starts again next week and I can’t believe the summer holiday is finished! I worked less this summer and my schedule was better organized to allow more time with my Lil Sprout. So what did we do aside from some cuddly days at home and backyard days at my parents? A fair amount of … Continue reading Every Summer has a Story: 2018 Edition

Every Summer has a Story: 2018 Ottawa Road Trip

Every Summer has a Story: 2018 Ottawa Road Trip | www.sproutingbalance.com | #summer #Ottawa

A common question that comes up amongst parents each summer … Where can we go for some family time fun and do it on a dime? This post is about our road trip to Ottawa but you can find the rest of our 2018 summer adventures here. Toronto to Ottawa: The common and fastest route … Continue reading Every Summer has a Story: 2018 Ottawa Road Trip