Category: Lifestyle

Lifestyle Postpartum

The pregnant mom? The breastfeeding mom? // What “type” of BLANQI mom are you?

If you’re like me, you’ve seen the different quiz’s on social media like, “What type of mom are you?” which helps you figure out if you’re more of a granola-hippie mom or the hot-mess-mom, haha. While I’m not sure how accurate they really are, I will say that I think of myself as more of… Continue reading

Lifestyle Mother Mentors

Motherhood Mentors // Tips to balance work + family life from Stephanie of Wash With Water

These days my life is wake up, kiddos, BLANQI, BLANQI, BLANQI, tackle the mound of laundry, chauffeur to soccer/lacrosse/ballet, dinner, rinse and repeat. I feel sometimes like the days are zooming by and there aren’t enough hours in the day for me to finish everything I want to do- both personally and professionally. One thing… Continue reading


Inspiration: last-minute family & maternity christmas photos

It’s that time again!  Well, it’s probably a little late in the game to take your photos now, but if you’re like us, that’s how you roll – last-minute!  Here is some inspiration for you to create some amazing family and maternity photos & impress the family 😉 Canadian Christmas tree farm family photos by Rita… Continue reading

Lifestyle Pregnancy Valerie's Life

Lessons learned from 3 failed attempts –
what you really need to pack in your Hospital bag for delivery

There are tons of ‘what to pack in your hospital bag’ checklists, so what makes mine any different from all the other posts from veteran moms? It comes down to “I’m pregnant with my 4th baby and I’ve never packed my bag right”, for real.  Based on my previous mistakes, I can now narrow it… Continue reading