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I Have a New Title: Call me MOM

22/10/2019

‘Motherhood is the only job you can’t quit from’. It didn’t take me long to truly understand this phrase and realize how difficult motherhood is. And will be. FOREVER. If I’m being honest, sticking with something for the rest of my life is a totally new feeling. I’ve always been the person who isn’t afraid to make changes and quit a job if it doesn’t fit me or make me happy. Or change the city or country I live in,…

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6 Top Pregnancy Essentials (for Every Trimester) - essentiail oils
FAMILY

Pregnancy Skincare Routine

Pregnancy changes everything about your body and your skin definitely isn’t excluded. The ever-changing hormone levels make you feel highs and lows at the same time, blur your thoughts one minute then clear your mind the next, give you a beauty effect one day…

19/04/2019
Transitioning Out of Full-Time Work and Into Maternity Leave
FAMILY

Transitioning Out of Full-Time Work and Into Maternity Leave

I had been working full-time for nearly 8 years, launched several businesses at certain times over the course of my career, and established a consultancy business last November. Work was always a big piece in my life and although I’m the constant questioning type,…

17/04/2019
How To Make Friends When You Move To a New City
LIFESTYLE

How To Make Friends When You Move To a New City

When we moved to Toronto in August 2018, we only knew a handful of people in the city. In fact, apart from two good friends who had moved from the same city as we used to live in (Bodrum, Turkey) prior to Toronto, I…

14/04/2019
What To Do On Maternity Leave BEFORE BABY
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What To Do On Maternity Leave Before Baby

I looked forward to this for a while. I had been working almost non-stop for 10 years and most of it at a very high pace.  When the day rolled around, it dawned on me: What was I going to do on maternity leave before the…

02/04/2019
Surviving Our First Winter in Canada
LIFE IN CANADA

Surviving Our First Winter in Canada [VIDEO]

In this week’s video, I have my husband and 2 best friends in the city join me and it’s been a great experience to film with them! Our friends Dilan and Jimmy moved to Toronto from Turkey in July 2018 and we moved to…

27/03/2019
What is Hypnobirthing and How Is It Changing my Mindset?
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What is Hypnobirthing and How Is It Changing my Mindset?

In the shortest way possible, hypnobirthing is a method of pain management that can be used during birth and labor. It aims to make the experience as natural and enjoyable as it can be for the birthing mother. I was initially introduced to this…

28/02/2019
6 Top Pregnancy Essentials (for Every Trimester)
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6 Top Pregnancy Essentials (for Every Trimester)

Since I found out I was pregnant, I’ve heard of at least 15 friends/family members that are also pregnant with close due dates to mine! I don’t think this is selective perception at all – it’s a beautiful coincidence and I’m loving the chance…

04/02/2019