Weakness is walking away from people who need help. It’s hard to stop, and harder still to know what to say, or do. I'm ashamed to admit having walked away.
Those of us who work out of the home are forced to share a bathroom with colleagues. These are rarely places in which we feel inspired.
It usually starts with heavy breathing, but if you wait long enough, you’ll be rewarded by a few tremulous and stuttered words. By eight years of age, children should be able to facilitate their own playdates. To do so, however, requires endless amounts of coaxing, encouragement and lessons on that old-fashioned machine called the telephone.…
I’ve learned not to glue edibles onto a five-year-olds clothing. Ever. Gluing edibles to a five year old and sending him to school is like painting him with honey and introducing him to a bear.
Some people are calm in a crisis. I am not one of those people.
Surprisingly few of us have the benefit of a spouse at home, every night, forever. Living with a spouse who travels for work, or who works ‘in camp’ is the pits. There's a lot I miss when my husband is away ...
When you’re raising little boys there’s an expectation that you’ll do your utmost to raise athletes. But I'm tired of pushing, and I expect they are, too.
I've been screwing up words my whole life. I expect I'll continue to do so. I can't be alone.
[The first of what I expect to be a series of super unhelpful product reviews] This post is designed to act as a reference guide to get you through the worst of all seasons. Tylenol, of the dye-free berry variety, is a classic. This particular vintage, made in Markham, ON, goes down smoothly with only…
I murdered winter. Herein lies my defence.