The energy of joy!
Inside jokes. Morning giggles. Sharing stories. There are so many places for magic in daily family life. Caring for your pets. Expressing yourself through art. There is joy all around you, you just have to find it.
A wonderful and caring mother of two, Colleen knows how to brighten up her children’s day with a little magic just when they need it.
Colleen, tell us how many kiddos do you have and what are their ages?
I have two kiddos, Scarlett who’s 11 and Fiona who’s 7
What does your current morning routine look like?
Waking up sleepy kiddos, feeding the family pets, making breakfast, getting-ready for school, and… COFFEE!!!
What is one of the best tips you have for making your kids better humans?
Show them empathy and give them lots of hugs.
If you could turn back the time and have a newborn moment back what would it be?
I would LOVE to have any one of those newborn moments back!
What makes you feel inspired or like your best self?
When I am expressing myself creatively.
What is one piece of advice you'd give a new mom out there?
Make the most of it. It FLIES by.
How do you create magical moments for your family?
We laugh a lot together and have lots of inside jokes.
Tell us about the first time your kiddo had a loose tooth?
When Fiona lost her first tooth we all made a big deal out of what a big girl she was! She was so proud! Her older sister was in on all the fun and read the note from the tooth fairy to her little sister who couldn’t yet read.
What is the hardest part about brushing your kid's teeth?
The mess they leave behind!
What is your favorite children’s story right now?