Grateful

Grateful (aka I've got money in my pocket) | www.sproutingbalance.com | #reflection #grateful #yoga #yogainspiration

I spent my weekend with a terrific group of ladies at East to West Yoga and Pilates. Six of us have been working through a certification together. In this time, we have discussed our bodies and our minds. The aches and pains - both physical and mental - that we live with on a daily … Continue reading Grateful

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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

End of Year Teacher Gift – 2018

Lil Sprout has had a great time with her teacher this year. I like to give her main teacher a little gift of thanks. But it has to be useful! Since her Grade One teacher is very organized and a bit minimalist, I felt that something classroom related would work best. So, as you can … Continue reading End of Year Teacher Gift – 2018

Lil Sprout’s 7th Birthday – Butterfly Garden

Lil Sprout's 7th Birthday - Butterfly Garden | www.sproutingbalance.com | #butterfly #garden #birthday #girl #crafts #gardening

Colours: Bright Pink & Dark Green Location: At the end of last year, our condo party room got renovated and it is gorgeous! We rented the room again since it allows plenty of space to spread out. (And the kitchen is twice as big as mine!)   Food: Ok, we did it last year but … Continue reading Lil Sprout’s 7th Birthday – Butterfly Garden