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Bye-Bye Modern Mama…

… Bonjour Carol au Courant! Hey everyone! So as you noticed, The Modern Mama Memoirs is no longer the name of my blog. Effective today, I am now Carol au Courant. As you know my name is Carol. I have a passion and love for all things French and I’d like to think that I’m […] Read more…

I’m no Ghost Whisperer…

Ghost Whisperer, Medium, The Sixth Sense, Paranormal Activity… People love the unknown.People also love a good scare. Truthfully, people just love things that will tug at them psychologically and emotionally. This is why these type of movies and shows appeal to many.But what if this was something you actually do experience… often? Then what? Call it a “gut […] Read more…

Simple Pleasures

The smell of burnt toast as I run upstairs to an upset and sick little toddler fills the air. I scoop up my little girl, grab her favourite blankie and rush back down to shut off the toaster before the fire alarm goes off courtesy of the smoke billowing from my charcoal breakfast. I have […] Read more…

5 Tantrum Stoppers that Work

If anybody knows a thing or two about temper tantrums, it’s this lady typing right here.I am fully convinced that I have a diva on my hands. Don’t get me wrong, my Ava is a big sweetheart and she can be a really good girl, but what toddler doesn’t go through their share of tantrums?Last […] Read more…

Tea Time

As an avid tea drinker and growing up in a home where tea was essential (mom would always make the best tasting tea for tea time and for after meals), I realized that I need to purchase myself a beautiful set of tea cups and a teapot that I can keep forever and eventually pass […] Read more…

Terracotta

Can I just tell you how much I LOVE this gold/bronze slinky playsuit from Topshop?This is how I’d pair them. Day (left) and Night (right). Read more…

Wordless Wednesday Inspirations

Okay, so maybe it’s not that easy for me to be “wordless”. Every Wednesday moving forward I will be sharing photo’s that speak to me today, inspiring and motivating me for the days ahead. Enjoy! The weekend isn’t too far away now. 🙂 \\ Totally need this in my dining room! I think I found […] Read more…

Labour Day Blues…

I don’t know why I’m feeling kinda down today, perhaps it was the blah specialist appointment today (no growing folli’s) or the fact that the weather is gloomy. I think it’s most likely the appointment.This morning I went for my Cycle Day 10 monitoring and they found no growth yet. The doc says it’s still […] Read more…

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