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Calgary Mom Threads Entrepreneurial Needle

In 2012, Sarah Cameron took a leap of faith. Cameron, a wife and mother to her and her husband’s 15-month-old daughter, Eliana, started her own sewing and alterations company called Pure Couture.

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Simple Changes to Refresh Your Space

How many of you truly love your home? I mean love your home? If you were to rate your home, what per cent would you say that you love your home? I know I’ve said this before, and I’m going to say it again: A home is one of the biggest investments we will ever make. I so strongly believe you should love coming home every. single. day. So can you say that? Do you love coming home? While the majority of my clients are going through renovations of some kind, there are some simpler, less expensive ways to refresh a space in your home. 

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Finding Career Success Post-Kids

Before kids, Lorraine Wilde had a great job managing supplies for a chemistry lab in a vibrant college town. It was the kind of job she’d trained for when she earned her Master’s degree in Environmental Science, the kind of job she thought she’d have forever. But her plans changed in a heartbeat – or, more precisely, two heartbeats – when she found out she was expecting twins nine years ago.

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A Parent’s Retreat

Many days, there’s a blonde in my bed when I get there (yes, you Barbie), despite my best efforts to keep our bedroom toy-free. On chillier days, much time is spent in our bedroom with the kids jumping on our bed, playing hide-and-seek under the covers and watching the birds outside our bedroom window. But our bedroom is also my space to take 20 minutes for myself. It’s also our place to connect as a couple. Setting the stage in your bedroom as a calm, restful space will also help you sleep better (despite those night wakings), and help you better tackle tomorrow’s challenges.

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