Twice a month we interview Mom’s in our “How Does She Do It?” feature. If interested in participating please reach out on Facebook or Instagram.
We are very excited to introduce you to Isabel Fry! She is the woman behind Breathe, Women’s Retreats, and an incredible yoga instructor! Be sure to follow her on Facebook and Instagram
Are you an Urban or Suburban Mama, where do you live?
Urban! I love the city! We live in North Edmonton.
Tell us about your children?
I have two kids. Mauricio a fun, active & charismatic 12 years old who enjoys playing hockey, skateboarding, snowboarding & pretty much every sport out there. Victoria is 6 years old, she’s smart & determined, she loves reading, ballet, dancing and singing
Tell us about your typical weekday?
On a typical weekday I wake up, do a quick meditation, have some coffee & teach yoga to my early bird students at 6 am! After that I come back from the studio, have a quick shower, wake the kids up, prepare breakfast and lunches, help them get ready, Mauricio walks to school and I drive Victoria. I come back home and usually teach about two more yoga classes. Tidy up the house, plan events, answer emails, create my Social media content. I pick up Victoria, we have lunch together and she comes with me if I have any errands to run. I prepare dinner and when my husband gets home we have dinner together, we try to have family dinner every night, this is something very important for us. After dinner the kids have a shower, we read together and we get the kids to bed. I get going to the studio to teach another class and I come back and get things ready for the next day, fold laundry or any other chores left to do. I read and try to get to bed early.
Do you have help?
My husband is absolutely amazing, I couldn’t do what I do without him! And I have amazing in laws who are always there for us, always offering sleepovers and play dates so they can spend time with the kids.
Who cooks dinner?
Me, I love cooking and meal planning. The kids love to help in the kitchen so that’s a bonus.
How often do you buy something just for you?
I love subscription boxes and I have a membership for Yoga gear that gets delivered to my home so even if they come every few months that’s my treat to myself.
Do you exercise regularly and if so, what and how do you fit it in?
My job is my workout, I also love going for walks or just being active with my kids.
What clothing lines or stores do you like to buy for your children?
I love Peekaboo Beans!! My son is getting into a stage where he just wants certain brands like Volcom, Adidas… but for me Peekaboo Beans is the best and its Canadian! I also buy them clothes from Portage and Main.
Three things in my purse right now are…
Plantiful lip balm, Wild Rose Perfumery essential oil roller & a small journal for when ideas come in unexpectedly.
My favourite drugstore buy is?
Bath everything, I can’t leave the store without bath salts, bubble bath, etc
My guilty pleasure is?
Chocolate, my favourite is Seattle Chocolate from the Italian centre.