I Worry About My Kids Mental Health…

Everyone told me it was going to get harder. Everyone said to enjoy them when they were little because things become way more difficult when they get older. They were right. When the kids were small, my stress was mostly due to lack of sleep…

My Sister’s Hairdresser…

Listen, don’t get me wrong, she was a very nice person and a really good stylist. But, I wasn’t ready to hear what I heard. It was hard to hear a stranger talk about my sister so fondly.  It was weird. My sister shared her…

My Family Has Changed…

I have always had a difficult time watching my family change. Basically, what that means is that I miss the days, the Christmas’s, the summer holidays when it was just my Mom and Dad, my brothers, my sister and me. I have such a nostalgia…

Vancouver With Kids…

We had the best vacation to Vancouver with our kids.  We live in British Columbia, but our kids have never been there! In planning our trip,  I knew that most of the things that we were interested in visiting in were in the vicinity of…

We Don’t Wear Wedding Rings…

I never really thought it was a big deal that my husband and I don’t wear wedding rings. It wasn’t a trendy choice we made. We didn’t get matching ring finger tattoos. It wasn’t a conversation that we sat down and had. It just happened….

I Finished Paying Off My Student Loans..

It took a long time. But, I finally finished paying off my student loans. The first student loan I took out was in  1996. I had moved back home from taking part in Katimavik and was feeling pretty lost. My best friend had flunked out…

Workin’ Moms…

I work from home. I don’t even think I can explain to you what that even looks like. Though, I can tell you how it feels. It feels like everything is being held together by extra hold hairspray. Because if it was light or flexible…

My Kids Don’t Get It…

My kids don’t get how to give back to their community. They just do not get it. I think we have made volunteering such a big part or our lives that our kids don’t even know that they are doing it. Does that make sense?…

The Toronto Star…

Did you see my mug in the Toronto Star? I was there. I swear. Want the back story? Here goes. I was recently contacted by Sunny Freeman of the Toronto Star, to get my reaction to the Canadian Federal Budget that was recently announced on Tuesday,…