Author Archive: Erica Fyvie
Writing and motherhood are the perfect combination for Erica Fyvie. She's been working at mastering both for quite some time and finds the humor in all of it. Erica lives in Toronto, Ontario with her husband and sweet kiddos.
I read an article years ago that has stayed with me. It said that we unconsciously choose friends who are on the same attractiveness level as we see ourselves. If that’s true, I must be smokin’ hot! My day is definitely looking up. And, if that’s true for attractiveness, I’m guessing that it’s also true [...]
You probably have no time to read this. I have barely enough time to write it. I’m so busy, and have no time, and am so, so, so busy. I’m so busy I had to say it four times in one sentence. Okay, I’m not actually all that busy. I’ve realized that much of what [...]
I have been in a book club for over ten years with some of my dearest friends, a group of women I respect and admire enormously. One of the things I like best about the book club (we call ourselves “Madame Ovaries”) is that I learn so much about my friends based on what they [...]
It’s only November and I’ve already grown weary of the health advice I keep seeing in every magazine about holiday celebrating. Why does every article assume that I’ll lose my fudge-eating-cider-quaffing-gingerbread-house-breaking-and-eating mind? Maybe I need to read a higher class of magazine, it’s true, perhaps ones with less exclamation marks on the covers. Still, the [...]
I’m guessing that if you’re reading this article, you have an interest in your own health, or your family’s health, or your bored and blindly searching the internet, or you’re related to me. Whatever the reason, I’m glad you’ve kept reading this long. As the writer of this column on healthy nature, I feel compelled [...]
Editor’s note: Ah, Friday. Time to wind down and get in that weekend head space. New columnist Erica Fyvie makes her debut on OBE this morning as she leads us back in time a bit to those moments in childhood that became the stuff of tradition in our families – inspiring us to create some [...]